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Wednesday, 7 July 2010

In today's strip, Elly tries on the bikini she never gets to wear because she and her husband are too stupid to ask Ted what his cabin is like and gets depressed because she's getting a bit of middle-aged spread.

(Strip Number 4032, Original Publication Date, 8 July 1981)


Panel 1: We start off with Elly reaching into a dresser drawer and thought-bubbling about she just found her trusty old bikini.

Panel 2: As she starts to change into her swimsuit, she thought-bubbles about seeing if she can still get into it.

Panel 3 We find her standing at a mirror looking at how the bikini covers her post-Elizabeth-and-post-eating-leftovers-God-knows-why figure; her reaction is to frown and thought-bubble "Amazing what one can do with stretch fabrics."

Summary: This is a lead-in to tomorrow's strip in which John's attempt to reassure her only makes things worse owing to her not having a sense of humor and always seeing things in the worst possible light.
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