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Reader Comments (29)

Man. Your comic can always make me smile. :) Brilliant

July 1, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterSkotte

Tenth! Or something within an order of magnitude or so...

July 1, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterFrankleeMiDeer

I think I'd actually read "Scott Meyer Presents: Basic Instruction's Rick By Scot Meyer."

Like, seriously.

July 1, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterTSEDTIKS

Hey, where can I get one of those smoking jackets/bathrobes?

July 1, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterAdam H.

Should the first panel say "it seems" rather than "it seem"?

July 2, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterEsn

It would seem that you have to like a person like Ric, but I can't say if the rule would apply for women.

July 2, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterFrancesc

I am just gonna come out and say it, I miss the old Rick. His mullet helped keep America strong! His new look is just begging the Kaiser to finally make his move.

July 2, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterJeremy

Angry Rick makes me aroused. My testicle just contracted.

July 2, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterHidden Joke

Good to see Ric still gets the respect he deserves. We should all have a friend like you, Scott. Wait, I do have one. He's the one who said he was a real geek magnet in high school . . . Jerk.

July 2, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterMisterFweem

The clever ruse in the final panel is hilariously epigrammatic. Great job.

July 2, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterJimmy

I noticed future Rick had also lost one hand. Did that happen at the same time he lost a testicle ? Also, would having only one testicle produce midget children ? In panel three, is that an oversized cellphone/ beltbuckle he's wearing ?

July 2, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterJames Yeamans

Heh, you said "drop" in the same comic as "testicle."

Don't get testy at me for noticing.

July 2, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterPrattle Assassin

Please, could we would get an update on the war with rocket helmet guy vs. the moonmen ? For some reason I can't help wondering about the final outcome. Did they ever re-sever the chinstrap?

July 2, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterJames Yeamans

Your pun, it is terrible. Just drop it.

July 2, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterMister Atlas

It's a control panel for the plastic testicle, which is also a robot.

July 2, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterMister Atlas

It wasn't until my second read that I recognised his groin enhancement as Darth Vader's chest box. That's laugh-out-loud funny Scott; nice touch.

July 2, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterMattyD

Hey, is that Darth Vader's "chest ATM" serving as Future Rick's sporran / crotch cover?

July 2, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterPat J

Sorry, "chest Lite-Brite™" . If I'm'a quote Robot Chicken I might as well get it right.

July 2, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterPat J

Do the ex-wives have anything to do with the lost testicle?

Or are they erm, separate issues.

July 3, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterPhil

Perhaps the robotic hand is responsible for the loss of the testicle... I mean, it looks like you could do some damage with that thing if say, you went to scratch yourself in the night...

July 3, 2009 | Unregistered Commenter9Squirrels

ROFL for panel 4....
and your reader responses are even funnier!
nice one after i return from my BI sleep...

July 3, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterFreda

i just wanted to say that this is the only comic i've ever read that actually makes me laugh. it's great. thanks for creating these.

July 3, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterbrandan

I once heard of a guy who had five penises... They said his pants fit like a glove.

July 3, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterJames Yeamans

Yes, Rick is well-liked in these parts.

I too, however, would like to see his old, awful haircut back. It was a look that conveyed in one glance the character's general poor taste and pathetic-ness (uh, sorry, Ric). For the heck of it, I tried, just now, to copy and paste Old Rick's hair onto New Rick's face in MS Paint, with surprisingly pleasing results. Failing that... you could just put a wig on him before snapping the picture.

July 4, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterHazel

Yeah I really want to see the conclusion to the moon man one.

July 5, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterisiah

Brilliant. Hard to believe you're possible.

July 9, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterGlenn Friesen

tee hee that's pretty awesome but bad
still good though
that makes no sense
and rick appears to be wearing thicker glasses... perhaps one of his exes h t him on the head so hard it messed up his retina even more?

July 11, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterThisIsWhoIAm

I am future comment poster. I am here to tell you about the future comment posts. There will be just one, made of plastic.

June 24, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterRichie

I'm not usually a grammar Nazi, but "yay" refers to a type of recreational drug. "Yea" is the spelling for the word that means "affirmative" or "hurray" :)

July 7, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSorry!

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