Tom the Dancing Bug by Ruben Bolling for September 01, 2001
Tom the Dancing Bug's Super-Fun-Pak Comix Edited by Ruben Bolling Conservative Senator Secretary: Senator, there's a ZYGOTE here to see you. Senator: Well, send it in! Secretary: Um...there's something you ought to know... Senator: What? Secretary: I think it's GAY! Improv Comix (It's Funny 'Cause It's Quick!) Animal: Ostrich Problem: Bad Breath Style: Biblical And...GO! Ostrich: Uh...holy halitosis! Excuse me while I stick my head in the sand! Billy Dare Billy Dare: So your plan is to pour your hypnotizing formula into the water supply, creating a whole city of HYPNO-SLAVES?! Criminal: Yes, but why do you keep recapping the plot in the first panel?! NEXT: Another riveting recap! Apartment 3F Man: QUIET DOWN IN THERE BAM BAM This Is Not A Comic Strip. Male: I'm not a person, I'm a cartoon character. Actually, you're a representation of a cartoon character. Well, actually, you're just a pattern of ink blasted onto paper. ?? PUZZLIN' PUZZLE ?? Can you find the 2 differences BETWEEN THESE TWO PICTURES? Look closely! Answer: 1. In the first picture, the couple is genuinely happy, glowing in their shared love and faith in a limitless future together. In the second picture, the couple is cynically simulating happiness and love, in a sick charade of denial and deception, in order to conform to societal expectations and to hedge against the possibility of loneliness, each meanwhile waiting for some egregious sin or betrayal from the other, or simply for a better opportunity to come along, to terminate the empty relationship. 2. The guy in the second picture has a darker sweater on.
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