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Several people have asked about episode one, so here's a link.
I didn't expect a new comic due to thinking you were currently getting your tonsils gouged. I got the date wrong, it seems. Hurrah for new comics!
"When all you ever get is nailed, everything looks like a hammer." That is pure gold, Rick, pure gold. Shine on, you crazy, incontinent monkey!
It's like looking into my own future.
Advice for Rick: you can be successful at incontinence. Win-win.
Nice! Is there a Episode 1?
Panel 2 Scott is prime infinishirt material.
Where's episode 1?
Wait! Where's Episode 1? How did I miss that? Did I read it and not remember it? What kind of fan am I???
Ha, I like that Panel 2 Scott is looking at us, the audience. As if to say "this is what I put up with on a semi-regular basis."
I love you Scott. I love Missy too. But since you two are taken, I'm prepared to love Rick. I live in Seattle, am beautiful, and have a good job. Rick?
I kinda like the strong, silent Scott. Like Rocket Hat without the hat.
friend's like these?
I cannot understand the second episode without reading first episode so please provide me first episode. I am very excited about first episode.
Oooh, the first "Basic Instructions" without any basic instructions at all!
Actually, I wasn't surprised at all that you would abuse a friend like that. I think good-natured abuse is one of the surest signs of a good friendship.
Yesss!!!! It's the smoking jacket. But where's the fez hat??? And what's that creepy looking thing next to you in panel 1? It looks kind of like a dead body. Is that Rick's sense of optimism?
Panel 1 is artistic genius. Basic Instructions in 3D. I love it.
The return of smoking-jacket-steeple-fingered Scott! I love it!
Some people, their jokes just write themselves, eh?
(Panel 3 made me thing of Dr. Horrible for some reason. Could I be -that- much of a geek?)
There's something different about this strip...Did the art-style change slightly?Are those new drawings?Or is it merely caused by the characters occupying more space in the panels than they normally do?
Still a good strip, like always.
Let Rick know that he will be successful at dying. :-)
This is true. Now that I'm 45, fewer people point out how often I have to pee.
The branding is perfect.
Searching the site for "EP1" finds nothing, searching for "rick" only finds the current strip. Therefore we can assume (knowing Scott is a sci-fi geek like us) that starting with EP2 is a bizarre tribute to George Lucas, who started the original Star Wars trilogy with Episode IV. /nerd detective
Your facial expressions in response to Rick's speeches are just perfect.
I loved the look on panel 2.... it just stare at me and say:
" Do you see what I mean! "
Great as usual!
Panel 2 is me :|
The Scott face in panel 2 is pure gold. I was waiting an embedded wah-wah-wah to happen.
Here all along I thought the awesomely fatalistic things Rick was always saying were just some ironically-pessimistic side of you, Scott. Turns out Rick rocks, too. No wonder you're friends.
Dear Scott Meyer. Get a really long pipe, y'know, the kind you can hold out about a foot away from your mouth. My father looks -exactly- like you, and I wish to know what he would look like if he owned a fez and lengthy pipe (also, what I'll probably look like in... 20 years? You're 40ish, right?)
has anyone else noticed a link to this strip to the top left of the comic? has it been there before?
Wow...and I though I was the only one who was incorrigibly depressed. Guess I was wrong again.
You're on a roll, comic-maker man.
(this may have been said already) Wouldnt it be hilarious if this Rick that Scotts friends with turned out to be Rick Moranis?
I have found Episode 1!
I read both episode and according to me second episode is better than first episode.
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