Strange Desert

Cidu Bill on Dec 5th 2017

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Filed in Bill Bickel, CIDU, John Deering, Strange Brew, comic strips, comics, humor | 12 responses so far

12 Responses to “Strange Desert”

  1. Mona Dec 5th 2017 at 12:07 am 1

    I’m thinking just a twist on a mirage. Instead of a cool pool of water, it’s a TV, recliner and beer. But I notice only one chair.

  2. Kilby Dec 5th 2017 at 05:25 am 2

    I wonder whether the guy on the left is glaring because he’s worried about the guy on the right beating him to the chair, or to the (two!) beers?

    P.S. At this point, his best backup strategy would probably to go for the remote and then offer a deal.

  3. Terrence Feenstra Dec 5th 2017 at 08:28 am 3

    You’re right, Kilby, but also wrong. Beer me!

    Good morning, Mona. I hope you are well.

  4. Chip Dec 5th 2017 at 09:23 am 4

    So strange that the sweater on the guy on the left isn’t in tatters.
    The tv looks like it’s adjacent to the front corner of the chair.
    They should follow those cables back, maybe where there’s power they can find other amenities.

  5. tigalilee Dec 5th 2017 at 10:33 am 5

    @ Chip That was my thought, too. Keep following the cords!

  6. Olivier Dec 5th 2017 at 10:58 am 6

    But aren’t they a mirage, too ?

  7. Shrug Dec 5th 2017 at 12:32 pm 7

    Mirage or not, I took the joke as being that “mere” water is no long sufficient to sustain life — that a “life” without the chance to veg out watching television wouldn’t really be worth living.

  8. Tech42 Dec 5th 2017 at 04:23 pm 8

    Television as a vast wasteland?

  9. Mona Dec 6th 2017 at 01:05 am 9

    Good morning (well, now goodnight) Terry!

  10. mike smith Dec 6th 2017 at 03:19 pm 10

    It looks like the guy in red is saying something. Is there, perhaps, a caption missing?

  11. BeckoningChasm Dec 6th 2017 at 06:46 pm 11

    The cables going back to the horizon make me think that isn’t a horizon, but a wall painted to look like a desert scene. And these guys have their entire rec room painted to look like a desert as well, and this is just a game they play.

  12. James Pollock Dec 6th 2017 at 10:17 pm 12

    I saw this as a group of wandering men passing a group of wandering home furnishings.

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