Big Nate by Lincoln Peirce for November 25, 2012
PHOTO FINISH NATE: Wanna race to the mailbox? FRANCIS: No thanks. NATE: How come? FRANCIS: What's the point? We both know you're faster. NATE: I'll give you a headstart! FRANCIS: Nope. NATE: I'll run with my hands in my pockets! FRANCIS: No. NATE: I'll run backwards! FRANCIS: Nuh-uh. NATE: I'll start from a sitting position! FRANCIS: Hmm...okay. And I'll be the one to say ready, set, go. NATE: Deal!//What's happening here? FRANCIS: I'm winning.