Meet new character, Tip Nunn, man about Milford (and also Billy Jean King’s publicist). He’s really needed around here, you got that Durrell. (So I guess that was Durrell on cooler duty in yesterday’s strip?)
So this fall’s plot will be, at least partially, about male members of the “Cheer Squad”? Why not? Asperger’s, irish kids, now Tip Nunn, Cheer Squad Guy.
Panel 3 is an example of a Gil Thorp phenomenon that I guess has never really been named. It’s that foreground hand gesturing at somebody that is drawn with much more attention to detail than hands that appear in typical middle distance fashion. Yeah, that thing. It wouldn’t be fair to call these freak hands because they generally do outclass all the other hands anatomically (even though I suppose they’ve been tagged as “freak hands” due to the sheer indifference to any kind of meaningful and useful tagging of this blog).
Anyway, here’s a sampling of other instances of these hands, which may also be viewed as some sort of weird “cut-up” Gil Thorp story: