Tom the Dancing Bug by Ruben Bolling for January 09, 2014
Enjoy this Classic Tom the Dancing Bug VINTAGE 1993 Every Thursday Panels from the annals of the Tom the Dancing Bug archive Check back every Friday for a fresh, brand new Tom the Dancing Bug! Tom the Dancing Bug by Ruben Bolling Chapter II The mysterious Mr. LAZARUS has somehow obtained a specimen of Australopithecus Afarensis, an extinct ape-like species from 3 1/2 million years ago. He now seeks the endorsement of paleoanthropologist DR. FAUCET for his tourist attraction...PLIOCENE PARK Lazarus: We'll be raking it in! Australo-fever will sweep the globe! Who wouldn't line up to glimpse the ferocious ape-man from which humanity evolved? MEET THE BEAST WITHIN! PLIOCENE PARK MAKE LEFT AT THE DAIRY QUEEN Lazarus: The merchandising and endorsement contracts are already in place! Mess O' Burgers Introduces Pliocene Park Gazelle Burger "Get in touch with the predator in YOU!" Dr. Faucet: You've got the most astounding discovery of our age, and all you want to do is set up a SIDE SHOW!! Lazarus: Theme park! Dr. Faucet: Think of what we could learn about evolution...and ourselves! Lazarus: A sideshow is in a tent! This is TASTEFUL! I bought land in JERSEY! Dr. Faucet: We could explore the mystery of when the human mind became sufficiently developed to be "CONSCIOUS OF SELF." Lazarus: Why don't you just ask him? Dr. Faucet: Ask him?! We can't... Lazarus: Charley, are you self-conscious? Charley: Well, I don't know who wouldn't be, with you two over there, whispering and pointing! Lazarus: Mystery solved! We open next weekend! NEXT CHAOS STRIKES!
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