If you never read the first "Who would win" comic, it can be found here.
Can't follow your speech bubbles in panel 3. Seems like they don't line up to who would be speaking? But maybe I'm reading it wrong...
I hate the common "my favorite video game character would win" contest. Video games have enough infinitely-powerful characters (ie, anyone from Dragonball) that it wouldn't work.
One example of a good pitting is Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney vs Agent 47 (Hitman). Question being, could Hitman perform a perfect crime, complete with framing someone, that even Phoenix Wright couldn't figure out?
This is really the best comic.
How about the cast of Jersey Shore vs. a threshing machine?
So... who are any of these people?
Of course, there's always Hank Yarbo's classic conundrum: werewolves vs. robots.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rV2Hs2rgto8
Machiavelli vs. Picard.
I have just finished reading every single one of these comics. Mr. Meyer, you're a genius, dude.If comic artists had leagues, you'd be in the one that Bill Watterson is in.
Actually a ninja who's strong in the force wins, because he kills the jedi in their sleep. Unless the jedi is dark side, in which case they *both* kill each other in their respective sleeps. (I did the empirical experiment.)
As usual, both hilarious and mind-expanding.
Actually, Niccolo Machiavelli wasn't for the ruthless, tyrannical regime he described in "The Prince". Being a staunch proponent of the free republic, he wrote said book ironically (thus becoming the first hipster ever), dedicating it to the guy who tortured and exiled him, Lorenzo II de Medici. So, yeah, Sun Tzu would kick his ass.
I think Dale Carnegie finishes off the "Middle Manager Desk Paperweight" trifecta. Three-way fight to the death! Thoughts?
Somehow I find this very funny. I guess because I used to play this useless game myself with my sister too.
Why does this feel like a rerun? Did you accidentally post part of this one before?
Yes, I know it's following up on the previous "How to play Who Would Win" comic.
Gold! Pure solid gold. I burst out laughing by the last panel.
Damn, I've been going through your archive and JUST read the original. Awesome timing. Also an Awesome coming, but perhaps that's been implied by my "going through your archive."
"The Prince" and "The Art of War" are both on my shelves unread. I will read them one day, I swear. But then, I'm not a middle manager, so I don't have a desk to put them on, just bookshelves.
What about Churchill and Stalin in a drinking contest?
I can't see the comments yet, but whoever you are, you just ruined the funny mood with your grammar comments.
Bringing back the "Finger Quotes"
First internet chuckle of the day. Thanks !
Machi Tzu II - The Art of being the Prince
My fight: Tyler Durden vs Ghandi.
Perhaps my favorite comic yet. Last line is golden.
Absolutely brilliant. But only an American over the age of 45 will know who Paul Lynde & Charles Nelson Reilly are. What about Walter Brennan vs Charley Weaver?
Jeph Jacques vs Scott Meyer
This is my favorite Instructions to date.
Lt. Worf vs. Charles Nelson Reilly!
Scott Meyer vs Gary Larson in a 'who can be the most obscure and yet most hilarious at the same time'-off, refereed by Jim Carey
> I used to play this useless game myself with my sister too.
Churchill. And he'd make clever insults to Stalin while doing it.
@Bruce, I am not yet 45 but I know who both Paul Lynde and Charles Nelson Reilly are. Who the hell are Walter Brennan and Charley Weaver?
Frame 3 wins the Internet for the day. :)
As usual, I had to laugh! I listen to this game at least once a week from my adult and teen sons. They include their childhood imaginary characters in the face-offs.
Disney's Chip and Dale vs. Warner Bros.' Mac and Tosh.
We all win.
Stalin, because he filled his vodka bottle "with water.
"How about the cast of Jersey Shore vs. a threshing machine?"
We all win!
Panel 2 is the literal truth. Another one is "The Book of Five Rings" which is not only hard to understand as a business book but is fairly opaque as a Samurai sword book.
Scott Meyer vs. Sun Tzu?
@Bruce: 45? CNR and Lynde were game show staples in the '70's to early '80s. Any 35 year old who stayed home sick as a kid should know them.