From Singapore Bill, who asks “If it is solar powered, why is it walking around at night? And why is it in the dark and glowing? Seems kind of the opposite. And how does that make it like Maria?”
For anyone not familiar with the character names, the woman seated in panels 1 and 3 is Ms (Rose) Trellis, the CEO at Fastrack, and the younger goth-ish woman standing is Dethany (Dendrobia), one of her key assistants.
Remote play in chess is of course a very real thing, and has been carried out employing the communication channels of any era, going right back to post cards and beyond. So use of SMS-texting or other contemporary chat options for exchange of chess moves is not really a surprise, or a joke. What, then, is?
Later: Arthur has contributed another copy of the image, possibly higher def. Thanks!
And one other. sigh.
Aannnd one more for the old college try:
This reminded me that CIDU turns 25 in May.
And does this mean all the baseball teams that make it through the 2020 season will be getting plastic awards?
Submitted by Pete:
Okay, two things:
- Wouldn’t anybody with even the slightest gardening experience know about this method of seed dispersal?
- Does the final panel of the second comic qualify for a Geezer tag?
Not so different from when my wife has to get up early for a teleconference.