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Metapost: Armadan comments of the week!

Your COTW in a moment, but first, I need to draw your attention to one of the ads in the sidebar. You perhaps have already noticed the ad for the science fiction romance epic series Flight of the Armada, by Jay Michael Jones. But did you know that Jay Michael Jones was also long-time (like, from the very beginning!) Comics Curmudgeon commenter True Fable? This Kickstarter project aims to cover printing costs and cover art for the first 6 books in the series True Fable’s been working on for a long time. Loaded with unique incentives, the Kickstarter pledge drive ends October 7!

And now, your comment of the week!

“I’d like to note that it’s not explicitly stated that it’s God that Dennis is praying to.” –Doctor Handsome

And your runners up, very funny!

“In fairness to Reeky, being a rat is as punk rock as it gets.” –lorne

We don’t have any choice! We can do this thing, or we can do this other thing!” –AndyL

“I do compliment the depiction of the salesperson. Those crazy-ass, unfocused eyes staring at a point in the distance several feet above Crock’s head. Yes, it is the perfect expression of someone who is dispensing free video games in plain brown wrappers on top of a cardboard box in the middle of the desert. Yeah, and he’s wearing a baseball hat backwards, just for kicks.” –Hogenmogen

Sammy Slade? Is that the best that the Alliterative Name Generator XL4000 can come up with? Time to trade up to the new 5000.” –Midtown

Speed dial? Is this 1997? It is? Okay.” –The Ghost of Jarrod

“Meanwhile, Dawn is silently dying inside as she realizes that she has no idea how to open the milk carton.” –Pozzo

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63 responses to “Metapost: Armadan comments of the week!”

  1. CanuckDownSouth
    September 14th, 2012 at 2:30 pm [Reply]

    Congrats to the funny!

    FW – I’ve drawn a pair of 6-pg comics for my little nieces; they involved giant fruit falling from space, a chocolate City Hall building melted by a villain, and a showdown with Venusians on an ice cream sundae comet. And I didn’t need any deus ex machina to tie it together. If I’d tried to run black cloud / good cloud / sudden invention of silver lining past them, I’m sure I’d have gotten their nice try Auntie, now can we do something interesting? look.

    As a comic script, Mopey’s work insults the taste of preschoolers.

  2. He Brought Queenie Baby Jesus
    September 14th, 2012 at 2:51 pm [Reply]

    Maybe this was pointed out at the time (I have trouble following the comments section these days; so big), but that guy is wearing a helmet, because I guess soldiers also live out in the middle of the desert away from the fort, why not. I doubt the Crock guy is aware of the backwards hat fad yet anyway.

  3. [Old Man] Muffaroo
    September 14th, 2012 at 3:11 pm [Reply]

    Congrats to the candy-throwers of the week!

  4. Red Greenback
    September 14th, 2012 at 3:13 pm [Reply]

    A big round of applesauce for the floaters!

  5. geekwhisperer
    September 14th, 2012 at 3:14 pm [Reply]

    well done humorous ones. I laughed much

  6. Peanut Gallery
    September 14th, 2012 at 3:17 pm [Reply]

    Hey, Judge Parker! Mary Worth says you spelled your grawlix backwards.

  7. Baka Gaijin
    September 14th, 2012 at 3:20 pm [Reply]

    True Fable is a real person? Really? Wow. I just sorta thought he was a manifestation of Uncle Lumpy’s third-factor intelligence harmonic.

  8. Rocky Stoneaxe
    September 14th, 2012 at 3:44 pm [Reply]

    @Baka Gaijin (#7): I remember when there was an entire comic book devoted to the adventures of the Fables family. I especially remember the Human Torchesque Firefly:

    http://ecchecklist.50webs.com/Animal_Fables/005_Animal_Fables_th.jpg

    Congrats to this week’s winners!

  9. KreatureFeatures
    September 14th, 2012 at 4:08 pm [Reply]

    Well-written everybody! I especially liked Midtown’s.

  10. True Fable
    September 14th, 2012 at 4:21 pm [Reply]

    Congratulations to Doctor Handsome and all the Float Riders!

    Many thanks, Pope Josh!

    Flight of the Armada is a Science Fiction Romance series, a lively action/adventure tale of noble alien warriors who set up a temporary outpost on Earth in 1961. Book Zero: Fields of Fire is actually a prologue to the series, when the kingdom world of Thuringa is ecologically destroyed by their longstanding enemy the Shargassi Empire. It chronicles Thuringa’s destruction and events leading up to the scouts going to Earth. The surviving races of Thuringa Airmen and Aquatic take what they can salvage and flee for a faraway planet.
    With few remaining friends among the Stellar Council Worlds and a continuing threat from the Shargassi, King Lycasis Phillipi of Thuringa sends six scouts to set up an outpost on an unknown world partway through the Unexplored Territory. Three of these six are his royal children; one is a royal guard, one is an Aquatic nobleman and one is a brilliant engineer.

    Book One: Flight of the Armada, begins in the Earthian year 1961 when the scouts arrive and slowly and sometimes comically acclimate themselves to rock and roll music, honky tonks, civil rights and the Cold War. From Book 2: on, the story goes back and forth between the Earth and the Armada, where Thuringi society is still trying to get used to being a kingdom of the stars. They want to cling to their traditions as much as possible. They are no longer the most powerful, influential society in the Known Galaxy and that fact is galling and humbling.
    Concerns multiple as the Thuringi try to maintain their way of life. A plot to overthrow the monarchy thickens, new threats emerge and romantic intrigues between the characters abound. Their irrepressible optimism and good humor keeps the stories moving. When tragedy strikes, they must rally to bring back hope and struggle to triumph. Every book starts where the last left off, the chapters running in consecutive order throughout the series.

    With your help, this multi-generational action/adventure romantic epic of rascals and traditionalists can be told. Flight’s Kickstarter pledge period extends until October 7. Every pledge level has some sort of unique inventive that comes with the pledge! If the goal total of $5000 is reached or surpassed, then the funds will be drawn from accounts and dispersed to the author specifically for the stated goals. If the goal is not met, then no money is taken and none is distributed. All or nothing.

    Flight of the Armada is a multi-book saga (25 so far, #26 currently in rough draft) I’ve worked on for well over ten years. Its small Georgia publishing company is excited to have it, but we will only print the first few books of the series for this goal. Fund money will go to printing and for artist’s fees for the book covers, and if we go over our goal, more books can be published. Every dollar goes to publication or to fulfill the incentive promises – e-books or signed print versions, mugs, shirts and other nifty stuff not found anywhere else. Then I will hit the road hawking books and selling it on websites like Comics Curmudgeon and other popular sites. As the series catches on, I may even come to your town!

    So please go to Kickstarter.com, look for Flight of the Armada think it over and give what you can! And thank you very much!

    TL;DR – I’m Truman Fable and I would like to get you hooked on my books.

  11. KreatureFeatures
    September 14th, 2012 at 4:32 pm [Reply]

    Regarding the proliferation of one-armed people in the comics this year, all of whom pin an empty sleeve to their shirt, I would like to say that, as an 18-year-old working on the family farm, my grandfather tried to clear a jam in the wheat thresher. He lost his right arm to the shoulder.

    But he never pinned his sleeve. He wore a prosthetic hook. Amputees with hooks can steer cars, lift boxes, open doors, and do many other tasks with their prosthetic arm. He was especially good at scaring small children who stared at the hook too long, by slowly clacking the opposable sides of the hook together.

    Seeing him do normal stuff with that hook arm was one of the cool memories of my childhood. Who would pin a sleeve when you could have an awesome and super-useful mechanical prosthetic?

  12. Peanut Gallery
    September 14th, 2012 at 4:53 pm [Reply]

    @Nehemiah Scudder (#Y66): The horror! In the future, strange creepy foreigners will be able to command a vast bureaucracy to fetch their weird unpronounceable foreign foodstuffs from the other side of the world, just by sending orders through their telly-o-phone!!

    I dig the expressionistic office set, though.

  13. Mibbitmaker
    September 14th, 2012 at 4:55 pm [Reply]

    Given the ammount of one-armed people in the comics these days, there’d almost be room for a Buster Bluth comic strip. However, he’d be considered underqualified.

    BBlues: Li’l Imelda.

    9CL: (in the voice of Yosemite Sam) Ah… HATES… Burbers!

    Curtis: HOW long have you been teaching school, lady…?

    RMMD: How many preachy public service announcements IS this strip, anyway? (….are….?)

  14. Peanut Gallery
    September 14th, 2012 at 4:55 pm [Reply]

    @Mary Worthless (#Y68):

    He is a one armed bandit.

    Dawn: “And he stole my heart!”

    That’ll be in the movie trailer for sure.

  15. Mibbitmaker
    September 14th, 2012 at 4:58 pm [Reply]

    @True Fable (#10): Hey, I was born in 1961! Hmmmmm….

  16. Anna Nimity
    September 14th, 2012 at 5:02 pm [Reply]

    True Fable writes books!!!!! And they’re not about GOATS? What gives? Seriously, how did you have time to write a bunch of books AND raise those cute lil’ creatures? Or were the goats merely a front for darker, more sinister deeds? Inquiring minds want to know…. Goats aside, big congrats Truman!

  17. Uncle Lumpy
    September 14th, 2012 at 5:05 pm [Reply]

    @KreatureFeatures (#11):

    This is a picture of a Chinese worker who lost his hands in an accident and straight up built his own prosthetics.

  18. True Fable
    September 14th, 2012 at 5:11 pm [Reply]

    @Anna Nimity (#16): I’ve been writing this thing for a long, LONG time, with and without ninja goats. (They’re the kind that are around, you just can’t see them) Goats do play an important role in the series, though.

    Thanks! I’m all excited and leaping around! Sort of like this!

  19. True Fable
    September 14th, 2012 at 5:11 pm [Reply]

    @Mibbitmaker (#15): Are you tall and blonde? HMMMMMmmmm…!

  20. Peanut Gallery
    September 14th, 2012 at 5:17 pm [Reply]

    @Fungushead (#Y153): I assumed Jim stood up. And Dawn stood up. And the back of Dawn’s chair stood up too, because it’s glued to Dawn’s shirt. See, the artwork in MW really makes sense if you just give it the benefit of the doubt.

  21. commodorejohn
    September 14th, 2012 at 6:25 pm [Reply]

    @True Fable (#10): Well, geez, so that’s what’s kept you busy lately! I’ll have to take a look…

  22. The Ridger
    September 14th, 2012 at 6:52 pm [Reply]

    @KreatureFeatures (#11): You have to have a stump to have a prosthetic arm, hook or Luke Skywalkerish fake hand. So far, all the amputees in the comix have no stump at all. Considering that surgeons are explicitly trained to save as much arm as possible, I’m flabbergasted that we have three people who lost their arms at the shoulder.

  23. bats :[
    September 14th, 2012 at 7:20 pm [Reply]

    Hey, Josh, Jay isn’t a merely “was”…he IS True Fable (accept no substitutes!). For a minute there I had an “oh noez, what happened??!?!” moment!

  24. tallyHO
    September 14th, 2012 at 7:28 pm [Reply]

    @The Ridger (#22):

    Comic strips are brutal.

  25. AhClem
    September 14th, 2012 at 7:36 pm [Reply]

    @True Fable (#10): In Book #26, a freak accident results in all of the Thuringi losing their left arms. This will bring in a ton of Funky Winkerbeam, Mary Worth and Gil Thorp readers!

  26. [Old Man] Muffaroo
    September 14th, 2012 at 7:46 pm [Reply]

    @The Ridger (#22): Considering that surgeons are explicitly trained to save as much arm as possible, I’m flabbergasted that we have three people who lost their arms at the shoulder.

    Sounds like barber-surgeons at work. They have this tendency to say “Let me even that up for ya a little.”

  27. tallyHO
    September 14th, 2012 at 7:49 pm [Reply]

    Congrats to Doctor Handsome and the Float Doctors!

    Mighty fine word surgery, folks!

  28. tallyHO
    September 14th, 2012 at 7:50 pm [Reply]

    @tallyHO (#27):

    You left them in stitches!

    //sigh!

  29. pastordan, snark late shift
    September 14th, 2012 at 8:25 pm [Reply]

    Congratulations to all the <<shudder>&gt: floaters! Man, it never gets easier to type that.

    Anyway, here’s my usual late-to-the-party snark:

    Apt. 3-G: 1. “It feels like everything is falling back in place!” “Yeah, like your tits.” 2. “It feels like everything is falling back in place!” “Stay the f*** away for Greg or I’ll cut you, bitch.” 3. “It feels like everything is falling back in place!” “You know this is/isn’t a gay bar.”

    Dennis the Menace: I’d say “Leave the hardline Calvinist theology to me,” but I’m not a Calvinist. At all. This is only funny when you know that I’m supposed to be one. Or not.

    Judge Parker: I would have preferred “You &^%$ idiot,” but I’ll take what I can get. I like this Bea.

    Mark Trail: That squirrel has evil designs on that &^%$ dog, mark my words.

  30. True Fable
    September 14th, 2012 at 8:46 pm [Reply]

    @AhClem (#25): LOL! I did not EVEN see that one coming.

  31. Baka Gaijin
    September 14th, 2012 at 8:47 pm [Reply]

    @Rocky Stoneaxe (#8): Tee hee.

    @KreatureFeatures (#11): Who would pin a sleeve when you could have an awesome and super-useful mechanical prosthetic? Authors who want to milk the tired old pity angle as hard has possible to substitute for actual writing talent.

    @[Old Man] Muffaroo (#26): Ha ha!

    @pastordan, snark late shift (#29): I hear you there, except that I’ve been on the float within the past month and won the COTW with a comment ending in “…sandwich, sandwich, sandwich.” You’ll never guess which comic strip character that referred to. Go on, guess. I bet you can’t.

  32. pastordan, snark late shift
    September 14th, 2012 at 8:55 pm [Reply]

    @pastordan, snark late shift (#29): Make that <<shudder>>, and speaking of things that creep me out, the 180° of teeth on Brooke McEldowney’s women…

  33. Droopy Says
    September 14th, 2012 at 8:55 pm [Reply]

    @pastordan, snark late shift (#29): Mark Trail: That squirrel has evil designs on that &^%$ dog, mark my words.

    You’re saying that Sassy’s spots are a coded blueprint for the squirrel’s plan to take control of the northern part of the state?

  34. pastordan, snark late shift
    September 14th, 2012 at 8:58 pm [Reply]

    @Baka Gaijin (#31): …Wwwwwiiiiimpy?

  35. Consul, the Almost Human
    September 14th, 2012 at 8:59 pm [Reply]

    S4TH: Is that Fonzie revving the motorbike? The piling on of sibs and in-laws from hell is getting a bit thick. I hope this doesn’t wind up with Sally hiring various people to get them out of her house. And then having it fail by them staying, regardless.

  36. pastordan, snark late shift
    September 14th, 2012 at 9:00 pm [Reply]

    @Droopy Says (#33): If the squirrel had had plans to take over the leftern part of the state, I would have said “sinister intentions”…

  37. Baka Gaijin
    September 14th, 2012 at 9:01 pm [Reply]

    @pastordan, snark late shift (#34): You’ve got the descriptor. Now just match that with a comic strip character. I’ll give you a hint: it’s not Jon Arbuckle.

  38. pastordan, snark late shift
    September 14th, 2012 at 9:10 pm [Reply]

  39. Artist formerly known as Ben
    September 14th, 2012 at 10:04 pm [Reply]

    Congratulations and salutations to this week’s winner’s circle.

  40. Artist formerly known as Ben
    September 14th, 2012 at 10:13 pm [Reply]

    Oh, and belated Happy Anniversary to the Baltimore-Curmudgeons!

  41. FOOBed no more
    September 14th, 2012 at 10:20 pm [Reply]

  42. pastordan, snark late shift
    September 14th, 2012 at 10:53 pm [Reply]

  43. Chaze
    September 14th, 2012 at 10:57 pm [Reply]

    Floaters? Floaters, you say? Yeah, me ‘n Crankshaft got ‘em. Dang things. You go to look ‘em and they zoom right outta sight…oh! Those floaters!

    Congrats to all the floaters.

  44. Freemage
    September 14th, 2012 at 11:42 pm [Reply]

    Everyone! I know there’s not much time, and I figured this board was the only one that would get the word to those who would understand the danger. He walks among us!

  45. tallyHO
    September 14th, 2012 at 11:48 pm [Reply]

    Gots ta admit, I’m way behind on the comics and on reading the commenting this week.

    But, in trying to catch up to today, I gots questions:

    Spiderman is STILL playing dodgeball with that douchebag?

    Rusty is still running or has he been puppetnapped? I think someone mentioned that Sassy Dog made The Great Escape so I presume Mark Trail or someone will start the (LEGENDARY…not…story of The Hunt For Rusty September*)

    Have Hi & Lois started robbing banks yet? Is Thirsty still riding the keg in his back yard and pretending to be Slim Pickens?

    Is Baka still uncomfortable around evil, scary gowns? (Think: Silky Soft, my friend. Silky Soft! That hint was one I gleamed from reading an autobiography: The Snug Life: How Relaxing while Spinning in a Dryer Freed Snuggles the Static Free Teddy Bear Product Mascot From A Crippling Snuggie-Wearing Dependency)

    Is Snuffy Smif running for Higher Office and speechifying about the economy, or is he still napping on the stumps?

    Has Dawn realized Mary set her up with a guy who is just really, really into sponge baths?

    What’s Wilbur’s latest sammich? Has any of his EPIC Tale of The Seven Subaways been told? Will the ghost of Bob Denver play Wilbur? Will the ghost of Bob Denver use Method Acting and commence shadowing Wilbur AND Jarrod from Subway Commercials? Will Jarrod fall of the wagon, killing the lady from the Katzenjammer Kids strip?

    True, I could research these things on my own and Wikipedia-Free Friday doesn’t preclude from reading the comics pages. But, I do value my sanity.

    *annnh! Who am I foolin’? This storyline will probably go on until Thanksgiving and end with a Vegan Dinner. Hmmmm. A Pancurky.

  46. Droopy Says
    September 15th, 2012 at 12:22 am [Reply]

    The Incinerated Spiderman: This is really idiotic, even by superhero cartoon standards. First, Parker is right in the exhaust from that rocket, and he probably has the proportionate ability of a spider to get crisped by fire and poisoned by exhaust gases. Next, even if the hammerhead has a built-in stabilization system, it’s going to pinwheel now that Spiderman has webbed it and changed the system’s center of mass. And with the rough handling that Asi9 would have given the Magic Hammer during his shennanigans, it’s likely that he cracked the fuel grain, which would turn the rocket into a huge firecracker. And–hell, just add “not a rocket engineer” to Stan Lee and Larry Lieber’s list of credentials.

    FU, W: Okay, let’s stick with the metaphor. “The road to hell is paved with good intentions.” “GO, LEMMINGS, GO!” “Watch that first step, it’s a killer!” “Hit the road, Batiuk!” “Life in the smirk lane.”

    Pluggers: Or, you could read the instructions. (If I can open those adult-proof caps, anyone can.)

    Shoe: Whoever perpetrated the misquote is lucky that Arthur C. Clarke was an atheist. Otherwise he’d come back from the dead and curse them proper.

    Mock Trail: Fools! Once you surround Sassy, he’ll be able to attack from any direction! How will you defend yourselves then? Your only hope will be if the dog lets Rusty do the thinking for him.

  47. tallyHO
    September 15th, 2012 at 12:29 am [Reply]

    @Droopy Says (#46):

    “Mock Trail: Fools! Once you surround Sassy, he’ll be able to attack from any direction! How will you defend yourselves then? Your only hope will be if the dog lets Rusty do the thinking for him.”

    Drag. I was hoping the next couple of weeks would feature Sassy trying to make her way back home a la “Snoopy Come Home”.

    SaaaaaaSSy
    SaaaaAAAAssy
    Come On, Sassy
    Come Home
    Come Home, Come Home

    //I just want to see Sassy riding a chopper with Fat Tires with a brilliant, polychromatic sunset in the background.

  48. Rana the Pedantic Wet Blanket
    September 15th, 2012 at 1:04 am [Reply]

    Congrats to the floaters, though not the ones in Crankshaft’s eye. Sorry, Crankshaft floaters, you’re on your own.

  49. Droopy Says
    September 15th, 2012 at 1:09 am [Reply]

    @tallyHO (#47): I was hoping for a Wizard of Oz scene, with Sassy as Toto and Rusty as Dorothy. It would give Elrod an excuse to introduce some flying monkeys, which I’m pretty sure he hasn’t done yet.

    ———–

    Jugs Parker: Okay, it kinda makes sense that Bea is being held hostage by the drug farmers, except that it doesn’t make any sense. Evidently she’s been trying to persuade Bubba to let them leave without a fuss. That should make Bubba paranoid, thinking that Bea might have asked the Boobsy Twins to cal the cops.

    Of course Bubba isn’t the brightest bulb. As Poteet mentioned, illegal pot farms are put in isolated places. That way, there’s less risk of being found by casual passers-by. That way, you don’t need to pay for tround-the-clock guards, because there’s not much chance they’ll see anyone to guard against. That way, you don’t have an unexciting story about two morons annoying a woman.

    WIth the way JP stories drag out, they’ll still be here when the pot is ready to harvest. Strapped for labor, Bubba will turn to Avery and Sam and try to put them to work. Sam will announce that his pot farm is much larger and better-organized, and will bring in some of his people to manage the harvest. After Bubba sells the farm to him for an incredibly low price.

  50. Poteet
    September 15th, 2012 at 2:21 am [Reply]

    Loud huzzahs for Doctor Handsome and the Floaters! (Not a great name for a rock band, but I’ve seen worse.)

  51. Poteet
    September 15th, 2012 at 2:30 am [Reply]

    JP — I’m hoping Bea gets out of this okay, since she’s more likeable than Avery or Sam, but re the plot itself, my eyes are rolling. A ten-acre field of pot is a big ferking field, and pot is not that difficult to recognize from the air. Even if the pot field isn’t visible from the road just from looking down at the righ angle, I’d bet there are small planes flying in that area, and it would only take one smart pilot to blow the operation. There are reasons why illegal pot is so often scattered in small plots in remote parts of national forests (poisoning wildlife and wrecking the landscape). It’s because growing a ten-acre pot field next to a road in sunlight (and Avery was shown after he fell as being in the sun, not shade) would be freaking stupid.

  52. Poteet
    September 15th, 2012 at 2:31 am [Reply]

    @Poteet (#51): Right, not righ. Preview, etc.

  53. Poteet
    September 15th, 2012 at 2:36 am [Reply]

    MW — Jim seems to be indicating he has mental and/or emotional problems, and therefore I’d bet that MW is going to make him a veteran. I dunno…seems to me that his seeing Dawn’s hair and outfit can’t be helpful.

  54. Poteet
    September 15th, 2012 at 2:37 am [Reply]

    MT — Is it just me, or is Sassy a few pieces of kibble short of a dish?

  55. tallyHO
    September 15th, 2012 at 3:35 am [Reply]

    @tallyHO (#45):

    razzle frazzle!
    gleamed *gleened*

    @Droopy Says (#49):

    It would give Elrod an excuse to introduce some flying monkeys,

    ooooh! If I only knew how to start an online petition, I’d make one and get Elrod to start cranking the Flying Monkeys out of his…

    @Poteet (#52):

    That’s alrigh’. Just thinking of ten acres of The Weed would account for such a negligible error.

    @Droopy Says (#46):

    And–hell, just add “not a rocket engineer” to Stan Lee and Larry Lieber’s list of credentials.

    Sometimes, not often–okay, nevermore, I envision Stan Lee getting the scripts from his brother’s ghost writer and passing along a note for Larry to read:
    ——————–
    ”This Spidey Storyline is Koo-Koo Ka Choo, Curley! It’s hip, fab and twenty three skiddoo!”

    Then Larry replies, via telegraph:

    ”For the millionth time: I’m not Curley! STOP
    Curley’s gone, remember! STOP”

    Stan, via Pony Express: ”Sorry, my bro bro! I forgot Curl hooked up with Uh-oh Youknow and passed on shortly there after to the big depression-era talkie in the sky!”

    Larry, via a message in a bottle:” You’re senile and don’t know it!”

    Stan, via a coast-to-coast game of Telephone: “I’m sorry. Why did you send that hostile message to me? BTW, your version of the Webhead is the tops, Shemp!”

  56. Baka Gaijin
    September 15th, 2012 at 4:40 am [Reply]

    @FOOBed no more (#41): Close but no cigar. It was The Wilbs, Wilbur “Rewriting Disaster History since 2012″ Weston.

  57. Liam
    September 15th, 2012 at 7:01 am [Reply]

    MW-”I’m a left handed person in a right hand world and they would not accept that.”

    MT-”Run, Sissy, run.” Now that is better.

  58. Liam
    September 15th, 2012 at 7:36 am [Reply]

    Spiderman-Remember folks that this tedious and boring story is being brought to us by the great Stan Lee.

  59. KreatureFeatures
    September 15th, 2012 at 7:41 am [Reply]

    @Baka Gaijin (#31):

    … milk the tired old pity angle …

    You called that one. Look at one-armed Jimmy in today’s Mary Worth, furrowing his brow and touching his forehead in a desperate attempt to garner Dawn’s condolences. How great would it be if she picked her tray up and sat at another table, saying, “I’m sorry, I’m still dealing with a cruise that went bad and can’t handle this shit.”

  60. maryworthy
    September 15th, 2012 at 7:57 pm [Reply]

  61. pastordan, snark late shift
    September 15th, 2012 at 9:09 pm [Reply]

    Apt. 3-G: Somebody had a wet dream…

    9 Chickweed Lane: So brave!

    Judge Parker: Aww yiss…the Bea/Avery train is going to be stopping at Luv Station in about six months…

    Mark Trail: If I had a lick of initiative, I’d turn that last panel into a hipster t-shirt…

    Mary Worth: For example, there’s an entire disco in my brain! See, look! I’m even dressed for it!!

    If you ever needed proof that today’s comics are recycled, check Moose and Molly. Recliners start at $350, they don’t top out there. How do I know? Ask me how I spent my morning! Go ahead, ask me

    Rex Morgan M.D.: That cab driver is as good as dead. Don’t worry, it’ll happen off-camera while we’re all Nehemiah Scudder is drooling over June’s new burkini. He’ll rot quietly in his 55-gallon drum, forgotten and unmourned, just like all the others who’ve had the bad luck to cross paths with Rex Morgan, M.D.

    One more, from Buz Sawyer: Worst. Leopardmen. Ever.

  62. Frank Lee Meidere
    September 17th, 2012 at 1:32 am [Reply]

    Just dropped in to say, “Cow and Boy is being @#$^ing cancelled!?!?!?”

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    September 3rd, 2013 at 9:17 pm [Reply]

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