How to Deal with Trick-or-Treaters (Seasonally Inappropriate Rerun)

Needed a strip to post for a rerun, and I'd always liked this one. I made it. I have the right. I'll post whatever comic I want. DON"T JUDGE ME!!!


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Reader Comments (53)

Dr Pepper is more legit than Mr Pibb. C'mon, he's a physician! Or maybe a physicist! Or, I dunno, but a Doctor!

January 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterRob

My favorite thing about the last panel is that the pumpkin has had time to get to half-full. Clearly, this has been going on for some time, and the poor kid was just standing there, mouth hanging open in surprise, as the most terrifying man he's ever met filled his pumpkin with soda. This one and the one about the fake-looking smiles are my two favorites. Thanks for the awesome rerun.

January 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterDrake

"...Like all terrorists..." Too funny. I agree with Squirrel Girl, this may be my all-time favorite strip- although it's really hard to pick any single one as a favorite. But ever since this strip I've wanted to get a 2-liter of soda and give it out in that manner on Halloween. "ARE YOU REFUSING MY HOSPITALITY?!" Hah, the little monsters would NEVER come back!

Or they'd get their big brothers to egg my house.

January 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterFolk-Rock Hands

I love this one. For a second i forgot that RIck used to look llike that

January 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterNomas

Heres a question: If you wanted candy, why did you buy eggs?

January 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterPaul_Bags

I can't believe that in two postings of this comic no one has commented on Rick wearing what appears to be a Star Trek shirt with a cape.

January 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJason

I gotta try that if I ever have enough money to give stuff out to trick-or-treaters. The ones that use pillowcases like I used to will be real fun. "Uh, mister? It's all falling through." "That is like completely not my problem."

January 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterChowder

Good Stuff - One of my favorite oldies!

Hey, I want to see:
"How to Deal with Girl Scouts Selling Cookies"

I guess you can also do kids selling magazines, and any other unpleasantness that shows up unwanted at the doorstep demanding goods, services, money, or pity.

And how about:
"How to Provide for Your Family."
"How to Break Into Upper Management"
"How to Develop A Side Income."
"How to Reach Your Potential."
"How to Plan for Future Expenses."
"How to Set Aside Dreams of Avarice."
"How to Live With Reduced Expectations."
"How to Avoid Resenting the More Fortunate."
"How to Deal with Your Family's Disappointment."
"How to Explain Family Budgets to a 7 Year Old."
"How to Set Aside Ethics When Seeking Income"
"How to Obtain Ill-Gotten Gains."
"How to Hide Ill-Gotten Gains."
"How to Spend Ill-Gotten Gains Without Being Caught."
"How to Deal With the Suspicion of the Authorities."
"How to Maintain Dignity While Being Arrested."
"How to Deal with Your Family's Disappointment, (part 2)"
"How to Keep Your Friends While Under Indictment."
"How to 'Psych Out' the Prosecutor."
"How to Convince a Jury You Are Innocent When You Are Guilty as Hell."
"How to Survive Life in Prison."
"How to Productively Pass 5-15 Years of Confinement."
"How to Get Your Old Job Back After Incarceration."

As you see, kind of a theme here. Could make a nice series. Useful information, too. Not that I'm speaking from personal experience...

January 23, 2011 | Unregistered Commentergreeble

These comics are awesome but what's with all the hate on Is it because every panel isn't filled with an unfunny dick joke? An idea! Scott, please consider your next comic as "How to create a comedy masterpiece (with dick jokes)."

January 25, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMatthew from Cracked

I keep meaning to hand out Ray Bradbury paperbacks for Halloween.

But I'm never home that night.

The last time I was home for Halloween was 1994, and I hadn't even expected to be home, so I had no candy. I handed out packets of Carnation Instant Breakfast Drink. Believe it or not, it went over pretty well.

February 7, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterRaymond

Notice the "Jazz Hands" :D I laughed my ass off

June 29, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMark

This is beautiful, bordering on masterpiece.

July 4, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAndy Lawson

Panels 2 & 4 were brilliant!

October 31, 2013 | Unregistered Commenterqwerty
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