Tom the Dancing Bug by Ruben Bolling for January 28, 2016
Enjoy this Classic Tom the Dancing Bug Every Thursday Vintage 1995 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 Charley, a pre-historic ape-man and his SCREAM-ROCK band, "Null and the Void," have achieved incredible success. Null An Australopithecine With an Attitude Climbs the Charts But suddenly a series of scandals threaten the band's precarious perch: Unseemly background information emerges... National Rag MILT of the Void: NOT an uncouth, embittered half-wit from the slums of Miami!! Really just an uncouth, embittered half-with from a WEALTHY SUBURB OF ST. LOUIS! As so questions about band members' commitment to the strict fashion regalia of scream rock. Cover Story Vic's girlfriend says: "His "BREAST IMPLANT " is actually a FALSIE!!" Iconoclastic surgical implant OR a wad of Kleenex? But worst of all is fossil evidence casting doubt on the primacy of Charley's species! Australopithecus Anemensis Discovered! 4-million-year-old species predates A. Anemensis as man's earliest known ancestor. Fossil Jawbone A band meeting is quickly called... Charley: Hey, I KNOW A. Anemensis, and they're a bunch of LOSERS! Milt: Charley, that's not the proper way to respond to this stuff... And decisive action is taken. Staff: I have you gentlemen down for $20,000 room damage, a press conference at 7:00 pm, and police presence at 7:15. Milt: So, we all meet at my room at 6:30, okay? Park St. Hotel Welcome to the Park Street Hotel Specializing in ROOM-TRASHING SERVICES "Your place for a rest or an arrest" But at 6:45, the band is still waiting for Charley. Milt: Where's Charley?! Vic: We can't trash the room without our lead screamer!! 7:32 Milt: The police and the press have finished all the refreshments and have LEFT! Vic: We're SUNK! In Charley's room, the protohominid's confused belief that the sign on the inside door knob means that the hotel itself desires privacy, has set in motion the decline of "Null and The Void." RING RING DO NOT DISTURB Continued...
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