May 7, 2014
Oh hey, we’re doing the ‘yesterday’s panel three is today’s panel one’ thing again. Well, if they can recycle artwork and dialogue, there’s really nothing stopping me from recycling snark. Let’s see how this goes:
three one: The lengths Conrad will go to put a ‘sunnyside spin’ on getting an apparently pretty bad case of mono are almost troubling. Say, what’s with the chin grab thumbs up there as he’s talking about himself as a ‘playa’? Look out, Rob! I think Luckey is hitting on Marjie!
Hmmm… that worked pretty well and it was environmentally friendly too! In the interests of conserving our dwindling snark supplies and leaving a better world for our children, I think I’ll just skip right over panel two.
And, here in panel three, we see another classic Gil Thorp plot motif: the jealous teammates. Did I say jealous? Now that I’m taking a second look, that guy in panel three (are we supposed to know who he is? I guess we can be reasonably sure he’s neither Jordy, Scott, Lucky or Amy, Amy Lange) looks positively deranged. That he’s facing ninety degrees away from the person he’s presumably addressing doesn’t help matters.
Bonus points: I so hope that the brief glimpse of Marjie’s notes reflects pretty much the entirety of what she’s getting out of the interview. “Doubles, Lucky, STD’s, blah-blah-blah…”
I know I said I was going to skip panel two, but what the heck… Do the kids these days wear a lot of Captain Marvel themed clothing? Have they perhaps recently rebooted that into a major summer blockbuster starring large explosions?