Sometimes it’s hard to think of the truly unexpected (which is what humor is largely based on), which is yet not so surprising upon reflection; but “fetching” his sword was up there.
Interesting angled first panel for “batman” style drama too. :)
I’m a big believer in public property and libraries.
I had mentioned libertarianism (not unkindly) in this blog, and it began building a debate. So i deleted the posts, I don’t think this is the place and I take the blame and apologize for inviting it.
I have never been on a rope swing where someone didn’t say something along the lines of, “okay, make sure you get out past that light colored area, so you don’t hit the rocks.
They’re still madly fun and an adrenaline rush.
As a kid, one of the most beloved games was “swings.” And jumping off swings was one of the best parts. Sometimes we played for height, but most often we played for distance, probably because it was more easy to measure. Amazing that i have no recollection of anyone breaking bones.
As far as instructions from Vachel, I highly recommend getting the full set BEFOREhand.
I find that so much of humor is based on the “nature” of a character, and so telling a dog “fetch” is so repeatedly ripe for it. Dog’s can’t help it. You say “fetch” and bang, they’re off.
As the story goes, the scorpion said “No, frog, of course I won’t sting you if you carry me across the pond. If I did, then we would BOTH drown.” Upon stinging (of course), as they both sink, the frog asks why. “Because,” said the scorpion, “it is in my nature.”