dreadedcandiru2 (dreadedcandiru2) wrote in binky_betsy,
dreadedcandiru2
dreadedcandiru2
binky_betsy

Saturday, 24 July 2010

We end the week with Elly's one concession to the reality that the authentic camping experience is something less than desirable: her subjecting John to being rained on.

(Strip Number 4039, Original Publication Date, 25 July 1981)


Panel 1: We find the Pattersons in their probably-vermin-infested bed after a hard day of needless privation; Elly tells John that it's raining.

Panel 2: John gets all wistful as he reminds us that he loves the sound of rain on an old cabin roof.

Panel 3: Elly, having gotten out of bed, pushes him to other side and says "Great!...

Panel 4: "...The leak is on my side." Suddenly, John isn't as happy now.

Summary: This, sadly, is the extent of Elly's rebellion against living in the dreadful rathole she and John think to be Ted's place. A sterner soul who wasn't in love with martyrdom would have gotten out of there by now.
Subscribe

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    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.
  • 6 comments