Binky Betsy (cookie77) wrote in binky_betsy,
Binky Betsy
cookie77
binky_betsy

Monday, December 26

Sigh...

>

>

>

>

>

>

>

>

...Okay, now that I've gotten over my initial frustration and disappointment, let's deconstruct what there is to deconstruct.

I assume the two women at the left of the frame are Mira and Iris, but I can't tell which is which. That must be Wilf, standing up. Who is the woman sitting in front of the fireplace? Who is the woman kneeling next to the coffee table, opposite Robin? Is it Liz? It can't be --- she appears to have side-ponytails. And Jim has been parked in the recliner far away from everyone else. Not that it matters, I suppose, since if he wasn't catatonic as he is now, he'd be making his inappropriate old-man remarks.

Panel 2: Well, that's how it is at that age. What matters is right now. She doesn't yet know how to register satisfaction or treasure memories; all she knows is that there's nothing left to open or to eat. Meanwhile, the framing is odd. Elly is suddenly several feet closer and between them, not like in the last panel. And the placement of the wineglasses is really strange. You don't see the stems, or the tray that they're on, so they actually look like coffee cups that are suspended in midair. And what an unflattering angle on Mike. He looks even more like a drag queen than ever.

So I guess we'll have to wait for the retcons to find out about Warren/Liz/Paul. Or maybe not; there's still NYE.
Tags: patterspawn
Subscribe

Recent Posts from This Community

  • Tuesday, 11 May 2021

    The one where Phil is suddenly grateful that he's firing blanks. Panel 1: We see Phil stand there looking like a gaffed trout because Mike and Liz…

  • Monday, 10 May 2021

    The one where Phil talks about the old fart and his pain in the ass dog. Panel 1: Phil explains his absence for the last two years as being the end…

  • Martyr's Day 2021 (and yes, I do mean 'martyr' instead of 'mother')

    The one where we get to the Zeroth Law of the Mom Martyr: 'People around me only pretend they care but they don't.' Synopsis: It looks as if Mike…

  • 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.
  • 43 comments
Previous
← Ctrl ← Alt
Next
Ctrl → Alt →
Previous
← Ctrl ← Alt
Next
Ctrl → Alt →

Recent Posts from This Community

  • Tuesday, 11 May 2021

    The one where Phil is suddenly grateful that he's firing blanks. Panel 1: We see Phil stand there looking like a gaffed trout because Mike and Liz…

  • Monday, 10 May 2021

    The one where Phil talks about the old fart and his pain in the ass dog. Panel 1: Phil explains his absence for the last two years as being the end…

  • Martyr's Day 2021 (and yes, I do mean 'martyr' instead of 'mother')

    The one where we get to the Zeroth Law of the Mom Martyr: 'People around me only pretend they care but they don't.' Synopsis: It looks as if Mike…