Big Nate by Lincoln Peirce for February 26, 2001
"Dang, look at that stack of books! Gina, why do you have to be a brainiac all the time?' "Because I happen to have a mind, fool! I'd certainly rather be smart than stupid." "Are you implying that I'm stupid? Because I'm not. I'm plenty smart." "I'm just not so obvious about it." "Yes, you're hiding it well."