Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson for August 24, 1986
Calvin: Wanna toss the ol' pigskin around? Hobbes: Heck no. Calvin: Phooey. Hobbes: The center snaps the ball! Calvin: The quarterback looks for an opening! The defense disintergrates beneath the coming onslaught! The quarterback jumps and dodges! Hobbes: Hobbes breaks clear! Calvin: Calvin passes! Hobbes: An amazing catch! Hobbes is at the 30..the 20..the 10.. Calvin: But he's tackled from behind and laterals to Calvin so he can make the touchdown! Hobbes: But Calvin fumbles the ball and Hobbes recovers it! Calvin: But a penalty is called on the play and Hobbes is sent to the bench! Hobbes: Hobbes defects to the other team and is greeted with enthusiastic cheers! The crowd goes wild! Calvin: Calvin prepares to cripple the traitor with an illegal face mask pull! Hobbes: Hobbes defies him by pouring out his mouth guard onto Calvin's helmet! Calvin: Boy, you can see why football is such a violent game! Hobbes: Hobbes' team gains a yard! All the cheerleaders come out for smooches!!