Beats Me

Cidu Bill on Mar 9th 2010

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Filed in Bill Bickel, CIDU, Lio, Mark Tatulli, comic strips, comics, humor | 12 responses so far

12 Responses to “Beats Me”

  1. jayjaybear Mar 9th 2010 at 12:19 am 1

    Lio bought a cheap magic book at the dollar store and instead of the spell turning him into what he wanted to turn into, it turned him into an egg beater.

  2. That's Me Mar 9th 2010 at 12:21 am 2

    He’s remembering the sequence of events that led up to the final panel: He bought a spell book at the dollar store, and the spell he cast turned him into an egg beater.

  3. jayjaybear Mar 9th 2010 at 12:23 am 3

    It’s entirely possible that there’s something the name of which is similar to “eggbeater” that he was trying to turn into, but that seems like pretty deep analysis for a Lio strip.

  4. Seth Finkelstein Mar 9th 2010 at 01:01 am 4

    Maybe there’s something going on like the hoary “Genie, make me an ice cream sundae” joke - “I want to be able to beat up bad eggs”?

  5. chuckers Mar 9th 2010 at 04:57 am 5

    World Beater => Egg Beater ?

    Master of the Universe => Mixer of the Universe ?

  6. Nicole Mar 9th 2010 at 07:36 am 6

    yes .. it’s a ‘ya get what you pay for’ joke.

  7. Dave Van Domelen Mar 9th 2010 at 09:11 am 7

    “I wanna be able to beat anyone!”

  8. Ian Osmond Mar 9th 2010 at 09:29 am 8

    I like Dave Van Domelen’s suggestion of what the spell Lio was TRYING to cast was, but, fundamentally, I think it doesn’t matter — it’s just a general warning against getting your grimoire at a dollar store.

    As any number of foot-tall piano players could tell you.

  9. Keera Mar 9th 2010 at 02:09 pm 9

    I like Bill’s title.

  10. Carolyn Mar 9th 2010 at 02:34 pm 10

    “foot-tall piano players”??

  11. paperboy Mar 9th 2010 at 03:34 pm 11

    “I said penis; not pianist!!!”

  12. BroBoCop Mar 9th 2010 at 03:42 pm 12

    @Ian: LOLOL

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