Phoebe and Her Unicorn by Dana Simpson

Phoebe and Her Unicorn

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  1. Nabuquduriuzhur

    Nabuquduriuzhur said, over 3 years ago

    What if its finger food?

  2. Neo Stryder

    Neo Stryder said, over 3 years ago

    Ha ha ha ha ha, Marigold ha A+ in that ast panel.

  3. kaykeyser

    kaykeyser said, over 3 years ago

    Last panel funniest thing I have read all WEEK. Also my imagination way over colored every thing when all we had was B&W. Also I’m learning a lot about Unicorns. Nose picking is a vital thing to remind Pheebs of as she seems to do it a lot to every one not just her self but look a unicorn in the ear and don’t stand in the blind spot never saw those coming. Where is the blind spot any how? and eat with your face, don’t show off your hands great stuff. But that also forbids shaking hands, scratching your self, waving, reaching…Also now Pheebs won’t be able to remember good manners at her next human party. Also watch her starve as all the food will be grass. Unless the party has Apples. If so I hope Silver Apples. Wounder what games they play? a game of human sneakers? Pin the leg on the human? or maybe the whole thing is a trap? If it is a trap would we then be elevating Dakota to super villain and some how explaining how she got to magic world? or will Marigold have a yet unrelieved long time rival who wants to defeat her epically? and who would the rival be? A Pegasus to follow the horse theme? some thing with a humanoid form so it can decadently look like some one we know already? Or maybe some one very small so it’ll be real funny that such a small thing is actually a threat? or maybe its Marigold’s own flesh and blood family calling her home so she has to stay in the magical world and be responsible and she’ll be ordered to give up Phoebe? Or Phoebe will end up as a pet maybe? You know if having hands means showing off how do Unicorns feel about all the human like magical? the Elves, Leprechauns, Menfolk,miniatures, cyclopes etc? I wounder would they not even be in this world or are mermaids , nymphs, etc as strange and pink and rude about hands as humans are? And what if some one traps the unicorns in a cage? and the cage has a lock and the only way to open the lock is to have thumbs? Phoebe could be the hero of the day! Or maybe the Trap is for Phoebe. They Know Marigold travels with her and some one wants to keep her in a zoo and force her to count on her fingers and play the trumpet and dial phones and make shadow puppets and she’ll be forced to perform in public “here is the church , here is the steeple, open the doors and see all the people” and sing “insy wince spider” The Horrors of a hand zoo!

  4. ujean

    ujean said, over 3 years ago

    I’m not sure Phoebe will find much to eat anyway. Gourmet hay and warm oat mash don’t really have much appeal. Carrots and apples are good, but eating them hands-free is awkward.

  5. Q4horse

    Q4horse said, over 3 years ago


    Unicorns probably have the same blind spots as horses. Due to the spacing and placement of the eyes they cannot see anything directly in front of them or directly behind them. When the head is held up they can only see the ground about a dozen feet in front of them. They cannot see the ground they walk on, they see what’s comming and then remember it, when they get to it. They can cover these blind spots by moving their neck and head. Their line of sight and a narrow cone of binocular vision projects from a line perpindicular to the plane of their face and begins a foot or two in front of their face. They do not have an accomodating lense, but have a bumpy retina that can focus near and far at the same time and will move their heads slightly to bring an object of interest into best focus. They have a field of view of about 340 degrees with a 20 degree overlap of binocular vision in the front. They can cover the 20 degree blind spot behind, by turning their head. So do not stand under a unicorns head, or too close to them, keeping a distance of several feet at least. Only trusted people are allowed into their normal blind spots. To get that close would apparently be a rude act of uninvited intimacy in unicorn etiquette. Marigold told Phoebe to look the unicorn in the eye, not the ear.

  6. Happy, Happy, Happy!!!

    Happy, Happy, Happy!!! GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    It surprises me that a magic creature * has* a blind spot.

  7. purpledog39

    purpledog39 said, over 3 years ago

    Don’t unicorns use magic to do things we would do with our hands? Maybe the no showing off rule only applies to eating. Maybe there will be other non-magical talking creatures at the party? We’ll see.

  8. Q4horse

    Q4horse said, over 3 years ago


    While grasses and hay are the primary diet, unicorns probably have the same taste as horses for almost any fruit or vegetable and crave things that are salty or sweet. They are sure to have all the treats available at a feast. They can levitate objects for consumption, but if they use magic for cooking or preparation is yet unknown.

  9. ewalnut

    ewalnut said, over 3 years ago

    Try eating an apple with no hands. Unicorns would have no problem, but I don’t see Phoebe being able to do it.

  10. celecca

    celecca GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago


  11. Comic Minister

    Comic Minister said, over 3 years ago

    That would be Pheobe.

  12. pumaman

    pumaman said, over 3 years ago

    Eat with your face you stupid finger beast! Ha ha ha.

  13. The Wolf In Your Midst

    The Wolf In Your Midst said, over 3 years ago

    “Well, then how do unicorns pick their noses?”
    “Very carefully.”

  14. Ceceoh

    Ceceoh said, over 3 years ago

    @The Wolf In Your Midst

    That joke implies that unicorns pick their noses with their horns, and since they couldn’t pick their own noses with their horn, that means they would have to pick someone els… oh, dear.

  15. kaykeyser

    kaykeyser said, over 3 years ago


    I don’t know why I missread "eye"as “ear” I read it 3 times that way and then the 4th time “ear” was magically changed to “eye”

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