This Week in Milford

May 27, 2014

Well, That De-escalated Quickly

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

May 27, 2014


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.



  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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