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Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis for April 02, 2012

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    JoelJ  almost 10 years ago

    Should we now be afraid that when Rat goes on his rampages, we might get hit? Or one of Guard Ducks bullets might ricocheted and look as if it is going to hit us.

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    margueritem  almost 10 years ago

    Wow, and I didn’t even need the glasses!

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    Varnes  almost 10 years ago

    Wow! That cup made me duck..speaking of which, Joel, bullets? You should be afraid of Little Guard Duck’s RPGs….sayin….

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    Gluteus Maximus  almost 10 years ago

    Well, thatnicecollegeguy, you were wrong. But don’t worry, we’ll get em’ next time. {:<{)

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    Nebulous Premium Member almost 10 years ago

    Okay, so the 3D effect works, but the 4thWall Transition needs work. The coffee tastes like newsprint.Even on a computer monitor, it tastes like newsprint.

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    Proginoskes  almost 10 years ago

    Wow … just like the 3D effect they use on SCTV (move the object closer to the viewer) …

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    Hillbillyman  almost 10 years ago

    Fooled my cat..she tried to snatch him up.

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    wiselad  almost 10 years ago

    seems out of place seeing Rat “cuter and friendlier than usual” in 2nd panel………….. than again, he is so extreme in being nasty and unfriendly, that almost anything else is friendlier and cuter

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    zero  almost 10 years ago

    Rat a tat tat

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    Yontrop  almost 10 years ago

    By the way, I usually ignore ads on websites, but the one to the right here “Hire Stephan to speak at your next event”, makes me wish I was planning an event I could hire him for. …just saying.

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    knight1192a  almost 10 years ago

    I’m pretty sure I was given a 3D Spider-Man comic back in ’85 with those stupid blue and red “3D” glasses that just give you a headache trying to look at the supposed 3D effect.

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    SusanSunshine Premium Member almost 10 years ago

    Aw… Pastis is just showing off that he can draw better these days.Well, they still have stick arms, Stephan! Hah!

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    Sisyphos  almost 10 years ago

    I guess this means I’ll have to stop reading PBS! Sigh. I mean, I can now only view it properly in an iMax theater, and I can’t afford to go to one of those every day of the week, all year ’round! Curse you, Technogeek-Pastis! Give me back my 2D comic strip!

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    JGordonFan24  almost 10 years ago

    Rat is ready for his close-up, Mr. DeMille!!!

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    DavidLena  almost 10 years ago

    Well, that ought to be worth a Ruben right there…

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    Sumac0f13  almost 10 years ago

    Pig’s reaction is priceless.

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    jmartin1955  almost 10 years ago

    This is especially funny as I’m reading your first treasury where perspective was nowhere to be found.

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    SwimsWithSharks  almost 10 years ago

    It’ll be even better with Smell-o-vision.

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    finale  almost 10 years ago

    (Shuddering as I type)……but maybe he’ll take Rat with him on the next deep dive and leave him there.

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    shaggy92420  almost 10 years ago

    knowing Rat, im surprised he didnt throw the coffee at us

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    Digital Frog  almost 10 years ago

    Now if they made it scratch & sniff as well, they might have something…

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    Stagger Lee  almost 10 years ago

    When the Rat comes out of the screen at you, it’s time to get The Rat Trap out.

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    the burser  almost 10 years ago

    just you wait until the crocs decide they wan’t to eat humans again, then were in trouble

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    ksensitive  almost 10 years ago

    The middle panel should be on a t-shirt or at least a COFFEE MUG!

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    Yammo Premium Member almost 10 years ago

    So cool!!

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    GoodQuestion Premium Member almost 10 years ago

    It’s SOOO real, like it’s right here in my . . . . GAAAAAA……Hot Coffee HOT COFFEEE EEEEE . . . ☻

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    ab_rico  almost 10 years ago

    Here the same 3D effect: http://www.gocomics.com/onion-and-pea/2010/10/29

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    The Old Wolf  almost 10 years ago

    I want you to know that Rat’s nose poked me in the eye. As soon as I get back from the emergency room, I’m talking to my lawyer.

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    Number Three  almost 10 years ago

    I’ve never seen Rat so close up to the page before.

    LOL xxx

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    Yukoneric  almost 10 years ago

    I could almost taste the COFFEE!!! Very filling.

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    Happy, happy, happy!!! Premium Member almost 10 years ago

    COFFEE?!?!?!yes, yes i will…

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    pam Miner  almost 10 years ago

    Rat on a good day.

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    Chepi89  almost 10 years ago

    Does this mean Rat can get out of the panels and go after anyone- I mean- everyone who displeases him?

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    Popeyesforearm  almost 10 years ago

    he should have used Stephan’s nose. Now THAT would have stuck waaaay out off the page.

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    bmonk  almost 10 years ago

    Goat will never see the 3-D effect if he keeps his eyes closed.

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    Rick Smith Premium Member almost 10 years ago

    The first? Didn’t Garfield have a 3D a couple of weeks ago?http://www.gocomics.com/garfield/2012/03/18

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    Rush Strong Premium Member almost 10 years ago

    I’m partially color blind, but that has no effect on the red/blue 3-D effect. The color is filtered by the lens, not by your eye. The lens on the right filters out the left eye image and vice-versa. The light hitting the right eyeball is the right-eyed image, and vice-versa. How the eyeball interprets the color does not effect how it interprets a stereo image.

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    Sherlock Watson  almost 10 years ago

    Does this mean that we can now reach in there and play Whack-a-Rat?

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    Zebrails  almost 10 years ago

    Goat needs to get with the program…

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    jennyjenny  almost 10 years ago

    @saywhatwhat… perfect placement of your comment. Well played, saywhatwhat, well played.

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    jeeman77  almost 10 years ago

    awesome technolagy

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    fire_and_flames  over 9 years ago

    coffeeeee!

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    m.l.  over 9 years ago
    Rat looks like some demon.
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