dreadedcandiru2 (dreadedcandiru2) wrote in binky_betsy,
dreadedcandiru2
dreadedcandiru2
binky_betsy

Wednesday, 30 October 2013

In today's strip, we find out that it wouldn't have mattered if Mike had dressed up as Zombie Jughead; that's because John's need to hand out toothbrushes has destroyed his family's street cred anyway.

(Strip Number 4447, Original Publication Date, 30 October 1984)

Panel 1: We join the trick-or-treating in progress at the Baird residence; it would seem that Thelma is inviting panicky commentary about razor blades by handing out toffee apples.

Panel 2: Lawrence tells the group that his mom is giving out all day suckers while the Clarks have licorice.

Panel 3: Darryl boasts that his folks are givin'out bubble gum before asking Mike what the Pattersons are givin'out.

Panel 4: Mike shamefully admits that his parents are handing out tooth brushes.

Summary: While the idea itself is a practical one, the enthusiasm with which John does so tells me that he's the sort of filthy dick who will go on and boast that being a monkey running a hot dog cart is a wonderful opportunity instead of an exercise in humiliation.
Subscribe

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 32 comments