Gil Thorp by Neal Rubin and Rod Whigham

Gil Thorp

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  1. kdizzle

    kdizzle said, about 16 hours ago

    Speaking of words taken out of context sounding dirty – I sure hope they’re talking about football in Panel 2 or I’m calling the authorities on Pops Burns.

  2. Wieswald

    Wieswald said, about 16 hours ago

    you beat me to that comment. ;)

    When they did the “Girl Plays Football” thing in the 70’s, it was kind of a quasi-cool feminist statement. This is kind of …asinine.

    But then, magic peacocks.

  3. Ellisburkes

    Ellisburkes said, about 15 hours ago

    Initially, three words come to mind. However, that’s exactly where they will stay.

  4. dutchpuppy

    dutchpuppy said, about 14 hours ago

    This storyline reminds us, again, how little the writer knows about football. Tight ends need to be big so they can block. If they needed a slot receiver, then I would think it’s fine. As a tight end, yep, the rugby chick. The trainer looks very average in size.

  5. Ravenswing

    Ravenswing said, about 11 hours ago

    Yeah, I’m thinking much the same, Dutchpuppy. High school football isn’t about five receivers downfield out of the shotgun. It’s about 40 running plays a game, and a QB who throws 10 passes a game gets All-Conference votes.

  6. supplier

    supplier said, about 10 hours ago

    So she gets a shot at which position? If she ends up being quarterback, she will crush the dream of the guy she was teaching how to be a quarterback. And another thing I can’t figure out is that since she is a senior, how is it that all this knowledge and talent has stayed hidden for so long?

  7. lukebunkin

    lukebunkin said, about 10 hours ago

    Her Dad, plans on going to the game as soon as he closes a jumbo deal! On your way home could you stop by the Swifty Mart and the pop-up library in Boo’s front yard?Pretty much summed up the last 8 months.

  8. bearwku82

    bearwku82 said, about 9 hours ago

    1980’s Milford. The clothesline has yet to be outlawed. Sure, utilize Max Ortiz as a decoy, flushing away his scholly opportunities. Give Pappy Burns glasses and a cigar…say goodnight Gracie.

  9. RayNDeere

    RayNDeere said, about 9 hours ago

    Around my area, we had a few girls play football, mainly as kickers (soccer players who would work with the football team once a week and then just do PATs). Just south of my locale, one team actually had a girl who played O-line and D-line. Well known story as she was Holley Mangold, sister of former Ohio State and current Jets lineman Nick Mangold. Holley was trying to make the US Olympic team as a weight lifter.

  10. James St. John Smythe

    James St. John Smythe said, about 9 hours ago

    Anderson Cooper can break the scoop he heard in the kitchen now.

  11. Have Mop Will Travel

    Have Mop Will Travel said, about 8 hours ago

    Oops, they’ve got a typo in P3. They misspelled “stupid” as “cool”.

  12. cuttersjock

    cuttersjock said, about 8 hours ago

    …maybe Coach Kazhole just wants to broaden his shower supervisory resume to include the distaff side of things?

  13. Have Mop Will Travel

    Have Mop Will Travel said, about 8 hours ago

    It’s too bad that absolutely nobody else on the whole football team can catch a pass other than the 2 or 3 wide receivers they have. What a shame the school apparently has no junior varsity team this year where they could call up one of the receivers from that team. So naturally you just grab some random student and see how well they can catch and start throwing them into games mid-season.


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  14. The Brown Starfish

    The Brown Starfish said, about 8 hours ago

    P1, Heather, " What was that all about?" Kaz, “I’ll explain everything in the showers.”

    P2, Dad, stop stirring your drink with your hand, Do I have to teach you everything? How do ya like them apples.

    P3, Sorry to burst your bubble Heather but you don’t suit up to hit the showers.

  15. Have Mop Will Travel

    Have Mop Will Travel said, about 8 hours ago

    Another key figure for the story who apparently comes from a one-parent household. I think the writers do this so that they don’t have to go through the extra work of drawing and writing for another character. But at least dad here can do it all. Listen, offer advice, serve Heather a healthy dinner of a big piping bowl of apples…

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