And the delusion continues. . .
Makes you wonder how topsiders have lasted this long.
Answer to question #1 – No, these particular Topsiders have never encountered dittos before.Answer to question #2 – there never were any dittos. It was just an illusion that there were dittos.
the dittos probably were called back by the same ones who picked up petey
Were is the expected phrase..?. “GOTCHA”.IF metamorpic action to TS to turn them into animals, why can’t it engage a change in brain? People as we know now do have strange skills mentally.And phycially.Never matter. I love to play with plots. My sister won’t go to movies with me because I can recognize and comment on “whats comming up, next?”BlessedBE
But where’s Petey?
The ride continues!
Big Mutant Monster It faked mutant guys and put up a false P.T. Will I think it’s gone, but it just doesn’t seem right to me Don’t it always seem to be That you don’t know what it is ‘till it’s gone It faked mutant guys and put up a false PT We shot mutant creeps, had orders to shoot when we see’em And we’d charged all the guns for an hour and a half just to free ‘em Don’t it always seem to be That you don’t know what it is ‘till it’s gone It faked mutant guys and put up a false PT Hey Captain Flask, she turned into some strange ET now With eye spots on her body and a hundred mouths full of teeth (please!) Don’t it always seem to be That you don’t know what it is ‘till it’s gone It faked mutant guys and put up a false PT Just last night we had ‘em all tied down But some big mutant monster just took away all Endtown Don’t it always seem to be That you don’t know what it is ‘till it’s gone It faked mutant guys and put up a false PT Don’t it always seem to be That you don’t know what it is ‘till it’s gone It faked mutant guys and put up a false PT Don’t it always seem to be That you don’t know what it is ‘till it’s gone It faked mutant guys and put up a false PT It faked mutant guys and put up a false PT It faked mutant guys and put up a false PT =|====/ Level Head Vote for Endtown 2.0 And for Doc Rat, too The Endtown Forum
Of course the dittos are there One Topsider’s suspicious — that’s fair When they blinked out of sight He knows it’s not right But the other is over his scare And he thinks he defeated the stuff Though his boasting is nothing but fluff They have something else planned But he thinks it’s his hand I think soon they’ll be calling his bluff =|====/ Level Head Vote for Endtown 2.0 And for Doc Rat, too The Endtown Forum
I think we’ll find Prof. Mallard is behind this in some way or another. That sneaky old duck.
So it was ancient aliens all along?
Petey the transport knew all about the ditto’s but the surface dwellers did not ? REALLY?
I knew they were stupid… but come on… Never say I made it before your over the river :) My first words if the dittos just disappeared would be “Lets walk slowly away from here and never talk about it again…”
The Dittos could have wreaked more damage on the Topsiders than that. In fact, no damage at all. I was a bit disappointed at first, but the Dittos (and Mr Neathery) are more smart than that. Therefore, I wonder… Is one of the Topsiders now a Ditto replicant? I know the transporters will kill any foreign matter that steps into them, and there are decontamination routines to stop contaminants from entering a Topsider city, but still…Is the remarkably stupid Topside soldier really a remarkably stupid Topside soldier, or an agent provocateur? Are we going to see a big fight erupt, just like Bilbo Baggins’ trolls?
No, wait. Dittos can’t make any sound (as far as we know), so they can’t be the Topsider who is talking. Maybe they could fake the transporters, wait until the Topsiders get on board and then take them away for some kind of interrogation. The possibilities are endless.
One thing we’ve learned from Linda is that once you let a Topsider mutate into an animal, they’re likely to stay on your side and not return to the Topside society, because the Topsiders will never again let them let back in. So you know they’re never going to switch sides back again.
Oh, and VOTE VOTE VOTE for Endtown on the Top Webcomics list. It is ranked at 121. We only need several more readers to make it their daily mission to vote, and we could get it into the top 100. Follow the link on Level Head’s posting.
what makes you think they are gone?
“We kicked its ass, sir!”
“I see. And where are Flask and the others?”
“Have you ever considered a career in transportation?”
Aaron, I beg of you, watch thoughs hairpin turns in your plotline, I just got whiplashed, again..More speculation on the Didos: I wonder if Sparkplug was thier creator?.\\//_
Y’know, I just can’t see Topsiders as genetically superior. They remind me more of some thugs from my old high school gym class. . .
Wooo! PLOT TWIST! (Enough of them to make MissMab’s dance be a Whirling Dervish on Aaron’s part.)
i know the dittos cant really do that much physical damage but im sure they are able to exploit the suits flaw(the one Flask revealed to Linda) if they didnt do it is becasue whoever was controlling them didnt tell them to
I think that TS’ers last name must be “Hudson”. Reminds of that dude fighting Aliens back in 1986. He went from that attitude to, “We’re all gonna die, Man!” :-0
I wonder when they’ll look up?
oh well. they’ll be bringing the dittos home now, I think.
Hmmm, the dittos did nor caused any secondary harm. (Never saw any downed/mutated TSers.) They just instilled a little fear, then gave that up by simply disappearing. Now the TSers believe they won. I don’t get it. Unless the only intent by the dittos was to rescue our heroes and get the heck out once that mission was completed. If that’s the case, it’s the first time we see the dittos take a side. Otherwise, their actions don’t make a lot of sense.
Man, this is getting funkier and funkier.
Just remember, they haven’t gone away. You simply can’t see them at the moment…
Since each ditto is a single pixel, they could cover any object in a single layer and display whatever they are siting on! Instant invisibility. I think that is what happened here.
If the Topsiders eliminate all the mutants which live below in Endtown and many of the other “Endtowns” that are below the Earth (in the US and perhaps in other nations), then what?
Or are they (the Topsiders) are only ones in Aaron’s fictionaluniverse of our dystopian U.S. that had began their “mutagen cleansing” after WW3?
I understand the dittos going invisible, what I don’t get is why. Guess I’ll just have to wait and see where this is going. Were all the eyes and teeth just an act, to scare the TSers into not knowing that the heroes were being spirited away (if that’s even what happened)? Although from earlier depictions of the dittos that seems to be their normal manifestation.
DO3 vs. TSOJ: Physics Smackdown![munches popcorn]
“Don’t be ridiculous. It had no ass.”
BEHOLD! The King of De-Nial reigns supreme!
Great…Now they can all go home and superglue medals to themselves. Pins would puncture their precious suits.
STILL CONFUSED!!!Aaron, great story, please clear up the “mysteries” SOONEST.
i’m dying here! what happens next?!
btw- level head- love the poems/ songs
It’s a vast tech wing conspiracy! Vote early / vote often :-) but VOTE!
There is now a problem: when will we ever know that what we are seeing is not an illusion?
I feel like the topsider in the foreground of panel 4 is one of the younger ones that they sent out on this mission.