Worst Valentine’s Card Ever

Cidu Bill on Feb 14th 2017

Boise Ed: Are these two characters that we are supposed to recognize? (They’re not regulars in the strip [Foolish Mortals].) Otherwise, I have no idea what the joke is.

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9 Responses to “Worst Valentine’s Card Ever”

  1. larK Feb 14th 2017 at 08:36 pm 1

    Roy Lichtenstein-esque? Appropriate comic book art to espouse sentimentality (in this case ironicly)? I can see this being generic comic book style fighting, ironically recast for valentine’s day…

  2. James Pollock Feb 14th 2017 at 08:50 pm 2

    That’s Goodguyman and The Sludge.

    More seriously, I just think they’re playing on the thin line of a love/hate relationship, like the Joker and Batman, without stepping on any trademarks.

  3. Mona Feb 14th 2017 at 10:08 pm 3

    The green one looks like The Creature From The Black Lagoon. The blue one looks like The Blue Diamond.

  4. Mona Feb 14th 2017 at 10:08 pm 4

    I was afraid that if I put in a link I might get sent to moderation, so am putting it in my second post. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blue_Diamond_(comics)

  5. Lost in A**2 Feb 14th 2017 at 10:17 pm 5

    The little blue man?

    I’ve only heard the song once, so I had to search for the lyrics.

  6. Mark in Boston Feb 14th 2017 at 10:23 pm 6

    Here’s The Little Blue Man: https://youtu.be/hAbU6-Yuuy0

    You have to be over 60 to remember it.

    If it’s a reference to the song, he should be saying “I don’t wuv you anymore.”

  7. Kamino Neko Feb 14th 2017 at 11:11 pm 7

    The green one looks like The Creature From The Black Lagoon

    You obviously saw a very different version of that movie than I.

    It’s a generic superhero fighting a generic lizardman.

  8. Chakolate Feb 15th 2017 at 12:48 am 8

    Maybe it’s supposed to be a ‘vinegar valentine’: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vinegar_valentines

    I only heard about them today, and I don’t know whether to be glad or sorry they’re out of fashion.

  9. Minor Annoyance Feb 15th 2017 at 02:37 am 9

    Lego Batman and Joker have a related conversation at 1:15

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rGQUKzSDhrg

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