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  1. simpsonfan2

    simpsonfan2 said, about 2 years ago

    Huh?

  2. Three Steps Over Japan

    Three Steps Over Japan said, about 2 years ago

    @simpsonfan2

    It helps to have read the book.

  3. celecca

    celecca GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    @Three Steps Over Japan

    thank you. I had forgotten.

  4. djsabc

    djsabc said, about 2 years ago

    I still have no idea.

  5. bpullin

    bpullin said, about 2 years ago

    The Gashlycrumb Tinies: or, After the Outing is an abecedarian book written by Edward Gorey that was first published in 1963. Gorey tells the tale of 26 children (each representing a letter of the alphabet) and their untimely deaths in rhyming dactylic couplets, accompanied by the author’s distinctive black and white illustrations. It is one of Edward Gorey’s best-known books,1 and is the most notorious amongst his roughly half-dozen mock alphabets.2 It has been described as a “sarcastic rebellion against a view of childhood that is sunny, idyllic, and instructive”.2 The morbid humor of the book comes in part from the mundane ways in which children die, such as falling down the stairs or choking on a peach. Far from illustrating the dramatic and fantastical childhood nightmares, these scenarios instead poke fun at the banal paranoias that come as a part of parenting.3

    From Wikipedia

  6. J D

    J D GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    “The Gashlycrumb Tinies: or, After the Outing is an abecedarian book written by Edward Gorey that was first published in 1963. Gorey tells the tale of 26 children (each representing a letter of the alphabet) and their untimely deaths.” Since this child’s name had the same initial letter as another child, he didn’t die in some silly or embarrassing way.

  7. Christopher Shea

    Christopher Shea said, about 2 years ago

    “A is for Amy, who fell down the stairs; B is for Basil, assaulted by bears; C is for Clara, who wasted away; D is for Desmond, thrown out of a sleigh…”

  8. Three Steps Over Japan

    Three Steps Over Japan said, about 2 years ago

    @Christopher Shea

    What happens to X?

  9. Christopher Shea

    Christopher Shea said, about 2 years ago

    @Three Steps Over Japan

    “X is for Xerxes, devoured by mice.”

  10. Three Steps Over Japan

    Three Steps Over Japan said, about 2 years ago

    @Christopher Shea

    So this kid is “Xavier, whose death wasn’t fair”.

  11. Sharon Sloan

    Sharon Sloan GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    I have the Gashlycrumb Tinies poster in the hall by my front door, so I was cracking up halfway through the second panel. If you haven’t seen it, you’re missing a sick, yet wonderful treat.

  12. jeremymlad

    jeremymlad said, about 2 years ago

    Love it! K was always my grisly favorite!

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