Gil Thorp by Neal Rubin and Rod Whigham

Gil Thorp

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  1. BitsyTwill

    BitsyTwill said, over 1 year ago

    They should have teamed up with that kid in the far right of panel 3. He didn’t stay home sick even though he’s missing the top half of his head.

  2. chiphilton

    chiphilton said, over 1 year ago

    And so, um, in conclusion, the Russians were really lucky when the Germans attacked them.

  3. dutchpuppy2

    dutchpuppy2 said, over 1 year ago

    FAST PITCH… Thanks, guys. Yes, the bunt should have made it obvious. When I last taught at a rural school system
    in KY 30 years ago, they were playing slow pitch there. In TX, fast pitch was king. Over here in Holland, the American schools play slow pitch, still. The Dutch league is ALL fast pitch, even little kids down to 10 years old.

  4. DaleJQP

    DaleJQP said, over 1 year ago

    Well done, wmac8898, 5/2.

    They go into that much detail about WWII?
    I was 50 years closer. We probably learned there was a war and that America won it.

  5. kdizzle

    kdizzle said, over 1 year ago

    Not much fun in Stalingrad. 2nd consecutive Monty Python reference! @ pogoreader

  6. Mr Reality

    Mr Reality said, over 1 year ago

    In all reality , Lucky says Rekash was supposed to be here today but he was unlucky and came down with ebola. I know Ms. Brooks won t peanalize us for his absence , anyone want to rub my head for luck .

  7. the old professor

    the old professor said, over 1 year ago

    How will Ms. Brooks assess Rakesh? Will she leave herself open to an official appeal process? How important is this task?
    I wouldn’t make students present unless all members of a group were present. It’s meant to be a history exercise to see what they know and how well they can communicate it to an audience; it’s not an “attendance” test.

  8. thejudge

    thejudge said, over 1 year ago

    I was hoping we’d meet Rakesh.

  9. Setebos

    Setebos said, over 1 year ago

    “Do you remember the American Revolutionary War?”
    “Ummm . . . south lost, nyet?”

    Heinlein: “The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress”

  10. bearwku82

    bearwku82 said, over 1 year ago

    Rakesh will fall into the Thorp Archives occupied by Shumura and Koy Nash, The Big Black Hole. Happy Derby Day GilPa Fans!

  11. Pogoreader

    Pogoreader said, over 1 year ago

    Wait we forgot: Nobody expects the Inquisition!

  12. Gilfan79

    Gilfan79 said, over 1 year ago

    God, I hated group projects in high school. Rakesh never came through for me.

  13. Mr Reality

    Mr Reality said, over 1 year ago

    In all reality , will Lucky reveal his Derby pick via Mop Man today ?

  14. Ellisburkes

    Ellisburkes said, over 1 year ago

    They could have learned everything they needed to know by watching the ‘Stalingrad’ episode of the BBC World at War series with animated graphics and Laurence Olivier narration. Jude Law in ‘Enemy at the Gates’ would have provided additional background. Soviet casualties were unbelievable. Combat, starvation and hyopthermia…..

  15. Ellisburkes

    Ellisburkes said, over 1 year ago

    My bad. Hypothermia. I guess my fingers were frozen.

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