How to Fulfill the Prophecy

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Reader Comments (65)

Okay, you've outdone yourself. I've never heard of anybody ever getting tired of hearing "you da man!" so here's another one!

April 29, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterBoT

Panel 3 references:

Dune
Highlander
harry Potter
Matrix
Big Trouble in little China
Dukes of Hazzard (hills and curves)
Star Wars

April 29, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJames

Kudos on the 'Big Trouble in little China' reference.

April 29, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterGeekoid

Great Strip! I was disapointed, however, that there was no "Golden Child" reference. "Tibet?!! Why can't I be chosen to go to the Bahamas?!!" Best illustration of the whole "it sucks to be the chosen one" thing I've seen yet.

April 29, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJohnB

After reading that, I feel pretty good. Kind of invincible.

And I agree, you should have left the Hazzard reference more subtle. Then you could have done a follow up strip "How to make obscure references"... Or how to appreciate them. One or the other.

April 29, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterstevetassie

Harry Potter Harry Potter Harry Potter Harry Potter
I love you for using this reference!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

April 29, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMe

the two friends who aren't Ric as Obi-Wan and Gandalf? win.

April 29, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterIsaac

I'm working on a grammar nazi logo but I'm about as artsy as this yellow legal pad sitting on my desk. I was thinking of maybe the words grammar, punctuation, spelling and structure in hakenkruez form. Anyone want to follow through and design something? Some of you could use it as your avatar. Just sayin'...

April 30, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterAtheismo

What is the basic instructions guy's name, anyway? Is he supposed to be Scott? If not, I don't see why his name can't be Blade or Nunchuck or some killing word.

April 30, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterEva

For those wondering, the references are:

Dune,
Highlander,
Harry Potter,
The Matrix,
Big Trouble in Little China,
Dukes of Hazzard,
Dukes of Hazzard,
Star Wars

April 30, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterThe Chosen One

Dune
Highlander
Harry Potter
The Matrix
Big Trouble in Little China
The Dukes of Hazard
Ibid
Star Wars


Yes?

April 30, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterDrew Kime

wait - isn't it spelled profit-see? No! its spelled professee. NO! This is the past transitive possessive form of the future tense so it should be xotphcey.

Who gives a shit, this is a GREAT comic!

April 30, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterSillyus

*no offense to any here who may be*
This reminds me of nutty Jehovah's Witnesses! how many times was the world suppose to end now? I guess all the magical chosen ones saved it time and again with their ever giving wallets of saving might!
They're not suppose to drink alcohol though I think...though my neighbor did...hmmmmm. Shifty.

April 30, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterLadyAime

Haha -- anyone else getting the "Your name is no accident! Numerology never lies!" ad from Google in the top-left corner? Even Google knows you are The One!

April 30, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterRoger

Drink the water of life = Dune, the book and movie

Name a killing word = Dune, the movie only, NOT the book


Nerdstorm!

April 30, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMatt

Wow. I didn't see the comic before the correction, but now I'll forever know which prophec/sy is which.

May 1, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterDArtagnon

I just knew how to fulfill the prophecy.. :p

May 1, 2010 | Unregistered Commentersecurity camera

aw... I wrote Gandalf instead of Dumbledore...

May 2, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterIsaac

This is how I picture Mike and Andrew each and every day.

May 13, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterB-don

"Is your name a killing word?"

Didn't stop chuckling over this one for hours.

May 19, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterSlabgorb

the "straighten the curlves, flatten the hills" is from FLCL and japanese manga

November 8, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJaded Death

You forgot "I am the shortening of the way".

December 17, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterAndy Madcap

Great comic. Waylon Jennings borrowed the Dukes of Hazard lyrics from Isaiah 40:4. Country singers know their scripture.

This is okay though, because that's a prophecy about the chosen one too.

February 1, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterj

Nice to start with a Dune reference in panel 3!!!

April 12, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterreader

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