This Week in Milford

March 16, 2016

WHUD NYU BRK MUH JAW?

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Lesson learned: Do not get cross-wise with Kenzie. She will wreck you. I love cretin number two in mid-panel. The only thing funnier would be to see him scurry off to replace the spilled ciders.

Bonus points:

Is cretin number one’s dialogue an example of onomatopoeia? In any case, Kenzie towering over the guy and threatening more maxillofacial adjustment is great.

Also, the puddle of cider (assuming that’s not blood) is yet another nice touch in today’s strip.

 

 

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9 Comments »

  1. Well, next will come the inevitable relationship issues as Maxwell gets upset at Kenzie being ‘the man’ of the couple.

    It would be great if there was a real twist instead, like perhaps Maxwell being into S/M and getting Kenzie to beat him up as well, perhaps even getting a foursome together with the Cretins?

    Comment by Moon Mullins — March 16, 2016 @ 9:22 am

  2. Bonis points to Kenzie for delivering the elbow strike rather than a straight punch. Serious fighters know not to hit with their knuckles; that’s how you brk yr fngrs instead of the other guy’s jaw.

    And given Maxwell’s enlightened attitudes so far, I think he’ll be just fine with having a strong, capable girlfriend. Now, Tonsure Boy might get on his case, but Maxwell himself is secure in his masculinity.

    Coming next: Mimi suspends Kenzie for her act of violence and the girls’ team craps out of the postseason.

    Comment by John S. Walters — March 16, 2016 @ 9:34 am

  3. Panel 1 confused me at first . Who’s the dude coming to rescue ? More confusion in panel 3. NYU…. Great school I hear. But what’s the gang slogan gibberish that follows? I’m sure the guy with his hands up is surrendering because he doesn’t want to hit a lady. Would he really back down from a dude who used a sneak attack elbow ? Would be toughs.

    Comment by Jive Turkey — March 16, 2016 @ 11:02 am

  4. I ‘spect that Maxwell will try to take the rap for the assault. By the time that gets worked out, both the basketball teams will be down in the Playouts & we’ll have a spring plot about Ultimate Frisbee.

    Comment by Downpuppy (@Downpuppy) — March 16, 2016 @ 1:24 pm

  5. Wait – that’s not K-Z; it’s LAWN JOCKEY GIRL! Complete with pose-able arms and slouchy boots! Comes complete with Right Fist ‘o Mayhem!

    Hmm… does vanquished malfeasor have an “I’m a prison killer” teardrop tattoo? Uh-oh. Better run kids, better run NOW.

    Comment by g2design — March 16, 2016 @ 2:13 pm

  6. OK, it’s official: I’m in love.

    No police involvement unless a cop witnessed it. The Cretins will not make a complaint, since most bullies are insecure cowards and making a complaint would involve admitting to being “decked by a girl.”

    Comment by vaganova — March 16, 2016 @ 2:47 pm

  7. The marquee in P3… I suck at Wheel of Fortune, so will someone else guess the name of the theater? I’ll spot you the “R” and “B”

    Comment by g2design — March 16, 2016 @ 6:46 pm

  8. …my kingdom for an edit button…

    You’re in luck – I have one. Unfortunately, I don’t know what it would take to make comments editable by their writers.

    TimP

    Comment by g2design — March 16, 2016 @ 6:47 pm

  9. […] angle. (“Today I sold some cleaning solvents to Central City Public Works to clean up the blood and cider spilled at the Winter Blast. They said some kid from Milford caused it. I s’pose she’s […]

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