“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.
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.
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:
Sent in by Andréa, BillR, and Dan Sachs; this is somewhat of a CIDU-OY. You may need to brush up on your triggernometry!
We did not know this, but it turns out smetana as a common noun means cream!
It’s a pun-joke we’ve heard before, but nicely executed, don’t you agree? Though not perfect — there’s no plotted reason for the appearance of the van.
Is there consistency from one panel to another about the apparent kind of malfunction?