This is my favorite one. Seriously.
Are you refusing my hospitality?
If I haven't terrorized at least a few not-even-trying teens, then it ain't Halloween. Crying smaller children are just a bonus. And, yes, I am a Father!
When I first read it, I didn't notice in the forth panel he's just pouring soda in, that's so great. Funniest comic ever
I am indeed noticing the jazz hands, and i appreciate your showmanship
Looks like I'm going to have to forget the candy this year and go for the Mr. Pibb.
If I go Trick-or-Treating, I'm bringing a cup.
All four panels are gold!
I will yell "ARE YOU REFUSING MY HOSPITALITY?!" at everyone now.
After the whole Dr Pepper event, it it hilarious to me that you are foisting off Mr Pibb on the trick-or-treaters
Oh! I had forgotten about Count Spockula!
That is seriously an amazing costume.
If I weren't female and stuck handing out candy, I would totally use that this Halloween.
There is no. Such. Thing. As too much Mr. Pibb.
This is gold...
And in adition to the best BI ever, it becames the perfect set!
You see... the statements made in 2003, still works for 2007 and today!
That's some personality!!!
I wanna try Mr. Pibb. The don't seem to have it in my part of Canada.
Ahahaha. Ha. I'd forgotten this one. That last frame is just perfect.
I also like this one the most, so far.
When performed on stage, the audience shouts "Forced Brutality" over Scott saying "Hospitality" in panel 4.
Any comic with Jazz Hands automatically becomes one of my top ten. Of course, this could be because I've been shouting, "This calls for...JAZZ HANDS!" (and making the appropriate gesture) since about 2005.
Get your paycheck? "This calls for...JAZZ HANDS!"There are four squirrels and a chipmunk on the neighbor's lawn? "This calls for...JAZZ HANDS!"Want to let the dog know you're still alive? "This calls for...JAZZ HANDS!"Pull up to a stop light? "This calls for...JAZZ HANDS!"The hospital is serving green gelatin instead of red? You guessed it, "This calls for...JAZZ HANDS!"
And @Tsunoba - Why can't Count Spockula give out candy?
Mr. Pibb is what you serve people who can't handle Dr. Pepper.
Per Simon's note and the recent Pibb vs Pepper debate: You are really pulling a fast one on this kid, Scott. Since you are a Pepper fan you are obviously disguising a trick back on the kid, as a treat. Way to stick it to The Kid!
Mr. Pibb. Well played, sir. Well. Played.
I thought the same thing, Simon!
And for those not fortunate enough to enjoy Mr. Pibb regularly, it is a slightly sweeter, less corbonated Dr Pepper. As with all things the Coca Cola company produces, Dr Pepper is over-carbonated and may be more difficult to drink without pouring over ice or allowing the soda to breathe a while to release some of the carbonation. Yes, I'm a soda connoisseur.
As I always say, it isn't Halloween until you've made an eight-year-old cry! (I help out at a friend's neighborhood haunted house.)
I DRINK YOUR MR. PIBB! I DRINK IT UP!
Definitely one of the top ten of all time... I'm not sure where I'd place it vs. How to Fake a Smile, but it's a classic. The last panel always reminds me of my brother.
@Goober:Mr. Pibb is made by Coca-Cola, so the carbonation argument doesn't hold up. Dr. Pepper is bottled by different companies in different areas, in some places it done by Coke, some place it's done by Pepsi.
This is all moot since Coke ruined Mr. Pibb by turning it into the disaster known as Pibb Xtra.
@goober1223: Mr. Pibb (actually called "Pibb Xtra" now) is Coke's product. Dr Pepper is made by 7-Up.
Dr Pepper isn't a Coca-Cola product*. I think it's associated with 7-Up in some way. It's like a third party candidate. It's not Coke or Pepsi, but some weirdos (like me) will always vote for it.
*In some areas it is distributed by the Coca-Cola Bottling Company. That doesn't make it a Coca-Cola product.
It doesn't matter how many times I read it, this one makes me laugh until I hurt.
What is Mr. Pibb?
I Love it when you make me LOL!!! :D
What do they call you, boy?
They call me Mr. Pibb.
"Like all terrorists..." Hah! My all-time favoriet B.I. Thanks for running it again, Scott!
Scott absolutely Rules the world of realistic line art people, but why is the kid played by a midget? The head size is the giveaway.
The first two lines of dialogue absolutely kill me. "Trick or Treat!" "Go to hell!!" I gotta try that out this year.
Forget Mr. Pibb, fill that pumpkin with Capt. Morgan!
The last panel just makes my day. This is one of the few comics that I actively search for so i can re-read it and laugh for hours on end.
Doctor Pibb is what you need