Gil Thorp by Neal Rubin and Rod Whigham

Gil Thorp

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  1. Cliff1911

    Cliff1911 said, over 3 years ago

    “Hi, I’m Gil Thorp …. I coach high school football, basketball and baseball and am also in charge of running strangers out of town.”

  2. wmac8898

    wmac8898 said, over 3 years ago

    I wonder why Gil didn’t bring his friend, the police chief, with him. Wouldn’t that be more effective?

  3. kdizzle

    kdizzle said, over 3 years ago

    “You’re not Ransom Hale, your name is Rupert Holmes and you wrote that damn Pina Colada song – a crime against humanity!” – wow, did not see that one coming!

  4. davidblack

    davidblack said, over 3 years ago

    I hope that graffiti all over Kitten washes off.

  5. chiphilton

    chiphilton said, over 3 years ago

    It’s actually Rupert Grint, the kid who played Ron Weasley in the Harry Potter movies. He’s been down on his luck since the series ended and opened a tattoo parlor in Milford. With his accent it was easy to pose as a New Zealander.

  6. chiphilton

    chiphilton said, over 3 years ago

    Once again, Gil levels the Accusing Finger of Justice.

  7. rusty gate

    rusty gate said, over 3 years ago

    Rupert and the tattoos have gotten as much or more attention than the basketball seaon. Practically no girls bball at all, and hit-n-miss on the boys. Thought this was a sports comic. I don’t mind bringing issues that kids face into the comic, but seems to me this one took on a life of its own.

  8. bearwku82

    bearwku82 said, over 3 years ago

    Gil points an accusing finger and begins to morph into toughguy Claude Akins. With Random Task being a Kiwi Rump Ranger, Thorp’s shakedown tactic might not work. Time to make Tat Man an offer he cannot refuse.

  9. listmom

    listmom said, over 3 years ago

    Oh snap! Is Gil trying to offend Ransom by referring to him as “Rupert” as in Rupert Murdoch (who is Aussie, not Kiwi). OR..dun dun DUUUUUUUUUUUN!!…is Rupert Ransom’s real name….OooooOOoooooOOOO…I can scarcely stand the suspense.

  10. miffedmax

    miffedmax said, over 3 years ago

    Wait, his name is Rupert, not Ransom? Does this mean he wasn’t in the SAS either?

  11. Gilfan79

    Gilfan79 said, over 3 years ago

    I’m guessing the way this strip wanders sometimes that Gil will be walking out of this place with a “Mimi” tat on his chest and an armful of bootlegged videos before he leaves. And, he’ll talk Kitten into going back to night school, taking an Adult Education class on coaching taught by Gil “Don’t Call Me Rupert” Thorp.

  12. BikeMike

    BikeMike said, over 3 years ago

    Hooray! At least if Ransom has been marking up “my kids”, we know they have at last been found!

  13. jalthomas

    jalthomas said, over 3 years ago

    P. 3 looks as if Gil shrank away from Ransom’s retort about his business being “perfectly legal”. Gil has shrunk into “mini Gil” and is speaking from the bottom left corner of the panel. But wait, it is not legal because one of the tatoo-ees printed a consent form on his father’s letterhead!

  14. cuttersjock

    cuttersjock said, over 3 years ago

    …is that Marshall Lopat on the table in P1?
    In P2, we see once again the “pinched” Gil face, not unlike a young James Brolin in “Marcus Welby MD”….

  15. jmcx4

    jmcx4 said, over 3 years ago

    P3: Skull shaped soul patch.

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