dreadedcandiru2 (dreadedcandiru2) wrote in binky_betsy,
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Sunday, 29 May 2016

For some stupid reason, it's funny in a grotesque sort that John is punished for trying to be affectionate by being slobbered over by the dog.

(Strip Number 6703, Original Publication Date, 31 May 1987)

Panel 1: It's early in the morning so Elly is getting up for the day.

Panel 2: She groggily smacks her lips in order to get herself going.

Panel 3: John, on the other hand, is still pretty much still asleep.

Panel 4: He pats the empty space where Elly was and grunts affectionately.

Panel 5: He moves over in hopes of getting a cuddle and a kiss from her.

Panel 6: He kisses the pillow thinking it's Elly and sets up the punchline by touching Farley.

Panel 7: Farley bobs his head up to find John kissing the air.

Panel 8: Farley returns the gesture by slobbering all over a horrified John.

Panel 9: When Elly walks back in the room, he squeals "Why didn't you TELL me you were getting up?!!" because it's somehow her fault this happened.

Summary: The fault is clearly his for trying fresh stuff with Elly when married people aren't supposed to do that. In Lynn's mind, John is supposed to be a bad person for wanting THAT sort of love because physical intimacy is scary and wrong and provides an evil feeling of release that is evil.
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