Endtown by Aaron Neathery for January 12, 2021

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    davidf42  over 1 year ago

    Oh shoot, oh heck, oh darn.

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    Sir Ruddy Blighter, Jr.  over 1 year ago

    Sweet, merciful Heavens… Now someone will have to convince Wally that “Holly” is an illusion…

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    Michael Warden  over 1 year ago

    I’m going to go out on a limb and postulate that these are not illusions. If this is what is keeping the multi-verses tied together, these may be projections of other verses imposed on the gangs verse. Because they are important figures for the people that are here, the verse-knot is broken down enough to allow Wally and the others to see their loved ones. Benny is walking on a floor in his reality but where it is intersecting happens to be open air here.

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    Cheapskate0  over 1 year ago

    Sometimes (often) I wonder whether this strip is drawing to a close.

    Suddenly, topsiders talking to Wally instead of killing him.

    Dead characters coming back to “life” (sort of, I know)

    Kind of like the encore at the end of a play.

    What next? Walt with a fishing pole?

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    Bronkster Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Hokey smoke, Bullwinkle!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Nukta K.  over 1 year ago

    And the plot concretes!

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    cwg  over 1 year ago

    So the multidimensional twist tie is not without drawing upon other realities and manifesting people from them. Or due to the nature of the multidimensional twist tie it makes the space it’s in more flexible to manifesting memories of people from one’s past.

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    Herb Thiel Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Wow. I don’t recall Alan ever seeing Holly? Or is it just that it’s a character on the book?

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    Mr. E. Bullterrier  over 1 year ago

    Duffy is shouting for the brother he’s lost, while Wally is telling him to come back to reality, while Alan is whispering about the figure emerging on the side.

    All the while the Topsider is silent, watching something he’s probably seen happen a dozen times to a dozen different people.

    The quieter the response, the louder its significance…

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    kd1sq Premium Member over 1 year ago

    For some strange reason, this – especially the last panel – had me thinking of that old black and white movie that had a terrified woman fleeing down a corridor lined with living arms holding torches for illumination. Funny how the mind works, eh?

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    Robert Nowall Premium Member over 1 year ago

    I was expecting his “other” other…

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    Baslim the Beggar Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Good Golly, Miss Holly!

    Observant Alan once again sees things first.

    Remember that both Duffy and Alan have mentioned that they expected Wally to be accompanied by the female mouse from the Cracked Cat Cardoodles.

    I am inclined to think these are illusions created from the Cardoodle ’verse. Because no one besides Wally has seen Holly as she was in Endtown. So we are seeing the Cardoodle mouse.

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    Baslim the Beggar Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Tears and fears and feeling proud

    To say, “I love you” right out loud

    Dreams and schemes and circus crowds

    I’ve looked at life that way

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    Oh, but now old friends they’re acting strange

    And they shake their heads, they say I’ve changed

    Well something’s lost, but something’s gained

    In living every day

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    I’ve looked at life from both sides now

    From win and lose and still somehow

    It’s life’s illusions I recall

    I really don’t know life at all

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    “Both Sides Now” by Joni Mitchell

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    ViscountNik  over 1 year ago

    Oooooohhhh snap!!!

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    coffeeturtle  over 1 year ago

    “It’s some kind of illusion”

    This reminds me of Star Trek Voyager Season 5 Episode 14 “Bliss”

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    angelusalvus  over 1 year ago

    Wally: “Well, I take it back. Reject reality and embrace illusion.”

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    Vet Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Bet Alan’s vision will be about clean fresh folded underwear back at Eden. Now we’ll see if this is Holly from Endtown or Cardoodles Holly. If she kisses him…Endtown…..if she hands him a bomb….Cardoodles. We’ll see.

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    RickD Premium Member over 1 year ago

    This is the kind of trick dittos might pull if they’re hungry for some “emotional energy”. Since the Topsiders seem unsurprised by the visions, I don’t think it’s dittos. Generally, Topsiders have no knowledge of dittos, but this one is unimpressed by the visions, so the Topsider may know what these visions are.

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    purduephotog  over 1 year ago

    Oh…. F…..

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    Dragoncat  over 1 year ago

    Remember, Wally… It’s some kind of illusion. Although I will admit I’ve missed seeing her, too.

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    Craig Westlake  over 1 year ago

    Whom the gods destroy they first drive mad…

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    diverleo  over 1 year ago

    Ruh Roh!

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    salenstormwing  over 1 year ago

    Okay, that’s not fair…

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    Urbane Gorilla  over 1 year ago

    Gots to be Trixie, not Holly.

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    boydpercy Premium Member over 1 year ago

    I wonder who else is going to show up!

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    Baarorso  over 1 year ago

    If the realities are merging (as I think they are), then things are really about to go south.

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    Three Steps Over Japan  over 1 year ago

    Holly: “Follow the light, Wally. Follow the… oh look, cheese!”

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    Qiset  over 1 year ago

    Holly!

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    eddi_tbh  over 1 year ago

    Think of how many realities there are. Assume a cardoodle version of Holly exists in 1% of them. Alan gets to go next.

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    eddi_tbh  over 1 year ago

    The Topsider is just leaning against the railing, watching the show.

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    crookedwolf Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Love is an illusion.. Pure Prairie League.

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    hugewolf  over 1 year ago

    Different realities are starting to touch. But is it a good touch or a bad touch?

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    WoodstockJack  over 1 year ago

    Why does Holly have a tail tag?

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    Cheapskate0  over 1 year ago

    Others have already pointed this out: What the Sam Hill are the topsiders doing at this moment? Are they even aware?

    Or was this a trap for Wally and company all along?

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    darkstripe  over 1 year ago

    How mouse terious

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    LightWarriorK  over 1 year ago

    Here’s the kicker: https://www.gocomics.com/endtown/2019/08/19?ct=v&cti=1621572

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    gigagrouch  over 1 year ago

    The Bridge of Ghosts…

    Kirby’s Haints.

    (Fixed it. Sorry about that.)

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    Major Matt Mason Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Oh, dear.

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    Francis362003  over 1 year ago

    Well, I’ll be a S.O.B.

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    Barnabus Blackoak  over 1 year ago

    they have no idea who she is/was. instead of “Wally…look…” , wouldn’t he have said “Hey, who’s that ?”

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    Shazzaron  over 1 year ago

    Oh no!

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