Gil Thorp by Neal Rubin and Rod Whigham

Gil Thorp

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  1. chiphilton

    chiphilton said, over 2 years ago

    In panel 3, it looks like the bus driver is facing the wrong way.

  2. BitsyTwill

    BitsyTwill said, over 2 years ago

    Did the stupid video throw the elbow?

  3. Wiseguy1130

    Wiseguy1130 said, over 2 years ago

    Back to the video? Sigh-h-h.

  4. chiphilton

    chiphilton said, over 2 years ago

    It would be nice to see what became of the Oakwood player, who appeared to be knocked unconscious. Maybe a gang of tough Oakwood girls will show up after school at Milford, looking for Shelby. That sort of thing, though only with boys, happened once or twice at my high school.

  5. DaleJQP

    DaleJQP said, over 2 years ago

    It looks like the seats on Shelby’s side of the bus are facing the wrong way.
    Maybe suspended from the team. Unless Shelby is charged with a crime. The Milford police chief would cover it up for Gil, but this was an away game.

  6. doublepaw

    doublepaw said, over 2 years ago

    In most high states in high school an ejection means you sit out the next game also. Milford evidently has a problem with its players girls and boys.

  7. WoodyTB

    WoodyTB said, over 2 years ago

    Chances are Mimi will be suspended, too, if anyone sees her sharing a cigarette with Shelby in P2.

  8. Mr Reality

    Mr Reality said, over 2 years ago

    In all reality , in P 2 Mimi and Shelby were smoking medicinal blunts to mellow out and the team bus will be making a munchie stop at White Castle.

  9. Wiseguy1130

    Wiseguy1130 said, over 2 years ago

    Hi Mop. Just a one-day hijack. Really…just one day.
    Bitter that Mop turned down the Central City wrestling gig, and that the phony background check rumors he spread got him dismissed as school board president, Rich Banks tries to steal Mop’s comic enterprise:
    P1-Did we win? Feels like I blacked out again.
    P2-This storyline is so-o-o lame. I know, but how can we get out of it?
    P3-Hey Shelby! Look what I dug up on Rubin and Whigham!!
    The girls are completely oblivious of the stalker in the rear window.

  10. Have Mop Will Travel

    Have Mop Will Travel said, over 2 years ago

    Yeah, I thought they meant from school at first too, but it must mean suspended from the next game or two (although it’s usually not called a suspension?)

    P3 – I guess we are looking from the front of the bus towards the back. There’s just something weird about the seats, I thought the ones on the right were facing back and the left facing front.

    Yeah, who won the game? I guess that’s not important, what’s important is focusing on the “topical, teen-oriented issue” of kids getting taunted with highly lame insults about dancing online.

    I’m not sure how to rewrite P3 yet, it seems dumb enough as it is already.

  11. Hatchet77

    Hatchet77 said, over 2 years ago

    This strip has become so bad. Yet the first thing I do every day is read it.

  12. Gilfan79

    Gilfan79 said, over 2 years ago

    I’m beginning to think if the opposing teams spent as much time preparing to beat Milford as they are spending looking at on-line videos of Wendy, they could win these games pretty handily. And for those old enough to remember, I think we need an ABC-type graphic in the corner of the strip like the Iranian Hostage graphic for “Gil-Held Hostage: Day Ten.” How many days has it been since we’ve seen the big guy in his own strip?

  13. HooDad

    HooDad said, over 2 years ago

    @Gilfan79

    Gil was last seen talking to Marty on Feb. 8, so that means: Gil Held Hostage: 11 Days

  14. rangerlg

    rangerlg said, over 2 years ago

    @Have Mop Will Travel

    P1 says who won.

  15. bearwku82

    bearwku82 said, over 2 years ago

    O.K. Thorpalcholics, I sense major dismay among the ranks due to the lack of stimulation with this storyline. We need to get back to the basics. Such as, Marty drunk and disheveled, tat slaps, Molly wearing a pizza box and a major role for Coach Glory.

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