The book Pride and Prejudice and Zombies came out the same year as this strip, 2009. (The movie, of course, came later.) And there were a number of follow-up books along similar lines. So Bucky was really on to something this time!
https://www.gocomics.com/offthemark/2021/04/01, for the uninitiated.
I love old time radio shows, but recoil from the notion of listening to them in podcast form. I can’t for the life of me fathom why people are attracted to that format … though I can’t fathom why I’m so averse to it, either.
On first sight, I thought the man was gesturing for the woman to get out and start walking.
But is that Ro-Man from Robot Monster, or is it Bartholomew Brigsby’s half-robot half-orangutan, Chuckles, from today’s Cow and Boy strip?
Seemingly inspired by Ro-Man in “Robot Monster,” Chuckles went on to guest star in today’s Lio comic strip:
The U.S. Dennis, a five-year-old, is surely too young for these lads to be mentored by. Whereas the U.K. Dennis “is an uncontrollable schoolboy who takes pride in causing chaos and mayhem to those around him due to his intolerance for rules and order. Such traits have caused some artists and writers to consider him a villain” (Wikipedia).
I do take this strip as self-deprecating humor aimed Lemon’s own other strip, rather than hypocritical snarking at someone else’s. As for that other strip, I’m afraid I’ve never been able to interest myself in Alley Oop at all, no matter who was working on it.
She had hoped to get into an Art Frahm painting, but forgot she was wearing slacks.