Big Nate by Lincoln Peirce for April 13, 1997
Nate: I hate getting dressed up! This tie is strangling me! Dad: so you've said. Nate: I want to stay home! Do we have to go to church? Dad: We're going. Nate: But Ellen isn't going! How come she gets to stay home? Dad: She's got a test to study for. Nate: "Grumble" None of my friends go to church... Nate: See? There's teddy! He's playing football! Dad: Get in the car.. Nate: I've got time for one catch! Teddy! Toss It Here! Dad: No, Nate! We're- WUMP! (Nate gets his shirt dirty from the football) Nate: looks like I'll be staying home after all... Dad: For about the next month.