The third panel here is so hilariously friendly. I got a kick out of this.
Looks more like a spaghetti mummy to me. Just sayin'.
Otherwise, epic win as usual, Scott.
Sir, this comic speaks to me.
Sometimes the only word is, "WHY?" Right now, it's "Why can't I stop laughing?"
"This is the smartest stupid thing you have ever done".
That's just... perfect.
Smart-You're right this IS the comic that proves you're insane! But nicely done my friend!-C.L.A.M.
Can't sleep. Masking tape mummy will eat me....
Very nice, but next time I expect you to dress yourself in tape, have a picture taken, then do the drawing off that. Not only will it help the strip, but your clothes will be lint free.
You could have ended that in a totally different way... By which I mean that I was reading into the story of the first three boxes as a husband surprising a wife with a certain look in his eye. But the fourth box doesn't reference any kind of hinted acknowledgement of anything which could have been intimated by the previous boxes. I wouldn't know how to rewrite the fourth box to complete the story, but I would love to see any other alternate endings maybe you had envisioned...
Other masking tape mummy curses rely on any left-over masking tape and nearby flag poles or ceilings.
I really appreciate how you manually drew each row of masking tape onto three different models just for one strip.
Knowing that I haven't wasted my time by perusing the internet all night instead of doing something productive makes me feel better. Thank you.
Missy, tell your husband, please, that he gives stupid a good name. Really.
Looks more like spaghetti, but still extremely amusing
This is one of those times that, even before I read the script, I laughed. Out loud. Which isn't good, because my wife and baby are asleep, but hey. It was that funny. Awesome job as usual.
Though everyone else is right. It does look like spaghetti.
I'm really hoping that you actually did this one in real life, then took pictures so you could make the comic.
Also, the recent string of censored curses is hilarious.
Re: employee theft
I'm ratting you out to, er, the big rat.
really should have used 2- inch masking tape so readers wouldn't cunfuse it with spaghetti. You stupid genius you.
Actually, the curse of the masking tape mummy is when he goes looking for a masking tape bride.
You continue to astonish me with your humor.
Love the line "the smartest stupid thing you've ever done". Excellent strip!
MWA HA HA! masking tape mummy!
And I love how you wife asks what "the hell" you are doing. I'm gonna say it like that from now on . . .
THE MASKING-TAPE MUMMY CURSES YOU! (omg that can be a t-shirt!)
It's the opposite of the Hollywood "mummy": this one will actually eat, sleep, then eat and sleep some more, then probably give up the chase before he gets you.
I also thought it was spaghetti. Maybe he should make himself into a spaghetti mummy, next.
Hehe, this one's cute. Did you actually do this?
I actually made myself into a masking-tape mummy once. Of course, I was seven years old, but still...
Love the strip! And so does my whole family!
I thought it was Spaghetti at first as well!
your work as always is awesome. keep it coming!
I'm a hairy person. So it amused me that the tape did not include the fingers and a solid bit above the elbow(panel 2, which was taped over in the other panels). Aside from my own demented amusements, the whole thing really made me laugh out loud, literally...
LOL. why can't women understand the inteligent things men do?
it's always about what are we gaining from it... It's fun, we're enjoying life. that's why we want the big cars, the big stereo, the big tv. don't mind that we seldom make more use of them than we would do from a cheaper, more reasonable thing, we just need these things.
my girlfriend is always nagging me about why do I want to build a jet engine in the garage... women just don't get it...
Sixteenth to post!
Panel three cracks me up.
Only criticism would be I think the tape looks way too thin for masking tape. That width seems more like Scotch tape.
I agree: spaghetti. Fourth panel FTW. I like this game of how we all like different panels.
Makes me wonder what the smartest stupid thing I have ever done. That would be a good topic for comments.
I love the "Curse of the Masking Tape Mummy" LOL!
I didn't like the previous one, but this is damn funny :D
Gestures/expressions in 2-4 we've all seen before: It's what she's doing in panel 1 that's actually priceless. The "What the hell are you doing?" is clearly just a polite smokescreen for her vastly more eloquent pantomime of What is so wrong with you?
Do you think Mrs. Meyer is, in real life, as much of a wretched, contemptible shrew as she comes across in the comic?
Quoting the great Bertrand Russell, well played!A friend of mine introduced me to his work, nice to see it referenced here, as it further cements my appreciation for this comic.