“I never meta confusion I didn’t like.”
(This was actually part of a linked series, but seeing the preceding strips wouldn’t make much difference, apart from explaining what might otherwise be a mysterious detail — she was hit in the head by a flying baseball, and is holding an ice bag to it for pain relief.)
And a second shot for Pardon My Planet. This one is a LOL-CIDU. It did take a couple minutes before we got it – but not hard enough to justify making it a separate CIDU post. Also (I confess) it shows the perils of holding on to a negative attitude about some comic strip — one reason I didn’t get it at first was dismissing some meaningful details as merely haphazard artwork.
LOL-synchro from an unlikely pair!
And a last minute Sunday Bizarro LOL.
Have we had this one before? I recall some discussion of “To Serve Man”. But not this trope of “The old surprise ending is so familiar and boring, we have to put in a different twist.”
And no, it shouldn’t be the other way around!
Getting some ZZZZs is an ongoing theme with Horace; but this seemed an amusing example!
It’s charming that the other guy also seems to be there to work on his poetry.
Andertoons won’t let up on these figures of speech!
Andertoons is a bastion of b/w/grey, small jokes, big funny! A couple of this week’s episodes:
More on the Sad-LOL bandwagon!
Trying for diversity in the writers room.
And from the The Cartoonist knows more than the Character Department:
And circling back to where we began, another Mannequin: