This Week in Milford

May 27, 2014

Well, That De-escalated Quickly

Filed under: Gil Thorp — teenchy @ 3:23 am

May 27, 2014

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After that long, drawn-out, heavily foreshadowed unraveling of Paul Dillon’s perfect game, many of us were I was expecting a near-Winkerbeanian implosion of the Milford boys.  No such luck. Kudos to Dillon and Stebbins for holding up under pressure – and to Rubin, for creating characters who can.

All is not lost for Lucky in P3 as Amy’s milkshake brings him to the yard.

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6 Comments »

  1. Tom Batiuk wishes he could draw utter dejectedness as well as Whigham did with panel 3 Lucky. You won’t find a better human Eeyore on DeviantArt (please don’t try… please).

    Comment by billytheskink — May 27, 2014 @ 7:02 am

  2. A lousy milkshake? I expect that Lucky was looking for something a little more personal to console him.

    Comment by Bobby Joe — May 27, 2014 @ 9:47 am

  3. Paul knows that revenge is best served cold.

    Comment by DaleJQP — May 27, 2014 @ 11:16 am

  4. “Cheer you up with a milkshake.” So that’s what they’re calling it now.

    This plot has been so meandering that I can’t even tell if this is act 3 or act 5, let alone how the blown perfect game fits in.

    Comment by vaganova — May 27, 2014 @ 11:35 am

  5. Interesting, DaleJQP… It does appear that we are watching panel three from the creepy stalker pov. If Paul jumps out from the bushes and berates Lucky because his thoughts were elsewhere, I would be quite entertained. Although, I would also appreciate it if Paul menaced Lucky Marty DeJong style and started leaving baseballs around the Haskins household.

    Comment by timbuys — May 27, 2014 @ 4:40 pm

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