Ben by Daniel Shelton



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  1. Gator007

    Gator007 said, 10 months ago

    He put on some weight since he got married.

  2. pcolli

    pcolli said, 10 months ago

    I’m surprised his finger didn’t fall off.

  3. olddog1

    olddog1 said, 10 months ago

    Pan of ice water and olive oil.

  4. Perkycat

    Perkycat GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    Okay – why is he taking his wedding ring off now?

  5. Dani Rice

    Dani Rice GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    Or some hand lotion. Our rings are very ornate and since we are both left-handed we seldom wear them around the house. It got to the point that hubby couldn’t get his on, so we went to a jeweler to have it stretched. Over $1,000. I got him a sterling Celtic ring at a local Renn Fest.

  6. lightenup

    lightenup GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    Maybe it’s time you watched what you eat and start exercising, Ben.
    My husband was overweight when we got married, but I eat healthy (most of the time) so he had to get a new wedding ring soon after we got married (the original one would fall off just by swinging his arm when he walked).
    Now he’s watching what he eats more (he eats lunches in restaurants at work, travels a lot and has business dinners) and has lost another 20 lbs recently. May be time for a resizing…

  7. whmIII

    whmIII said, 10 months ago

    Married twice, never worn one because of my profession and not likely to EVER wear one…

  8. Vaporman

    Vaporman said, 10 months ago

    Before you go making judgments about weight, it can be something else.
    I had to have mine cut off because I have secondary osteoarthritis. My joint has enlarged due to the deterioration, and does not work well at all any more.
    I had a continuous ache in the knuckle of that finger that wouldn’t go away, caused by the ring. There was no way the ring would come off, so we had to cut it off.
    That was one of the saddest days of my life.

  9. JanCinLV

    JanCinLV said, 10 months ago

    I have a permanent dent in my finger from wearing an too-small ring for many years. Looks a lot like Ben’s.

  10. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, 10 months ago

    I don’t like wearing rings myself.

  11. sandflea

    sandflea GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago


    What are you, a proctologist?

  12. sbwertz

    sbwertz said, 10 months ago

    I have Rheumatoid Arthritis. Before we found the right meds to control it, my fingers swelled so much that I had to have my wedding ring cut off and resized. It was cutting into the tendons and making my finger curl into my palm. It is a plain gold band, and just by luck, when they cut it off it missed the engraving. You can’t tell it was ever cut. Now that my meds are working, it is a bit big, but not so much that I lose it.

  13. comicsssfan

    comicsssfan said, 10 months ago

    @Dani Rice

    This is what I did when I gained a lot of weight. Silver’s a lot cheaper.

  14. comicsssfan

    comicsssfan said, 10 months ago


    Well, when he’s flirting with the checkout girl that ring could hold him back. But with that dent in his finger he has even worse of an image.

  15. packratmac

    packratmac GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    Why is he taking it off NOW?

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