Do I have to say this? If you think face-shaving cuts hurt, try armpit -shavng, and if that doesn't have you whimpering, shave your legs and round your "personal area"...We learn to be VERY careful.
The ultimate torture: styptic pencil
By having a goatee and mustache, you have to shave, and trim both the goatee and the mustache. Double the work, and twice the pain. Clean shaven is easiest and most comfortable. But if you have a weak chin then I guess you have no choice about the beard.
I love you ....magnificent neck beard! :) Funniest thing on the internet!!
After this, we'll not speak of the dreaded Styptic Pencil ever again.
Love the Shakespeare quip.
The last panel is priceless!
The last panel is great. I also chuckled at the idea of using a white towel to protect a black shirt from blood stains (so maybe you should change "paper towels" to just "towel"). Are bloodstain even visible on a black shirt?
This is why I don't shave.
At least it was your neck and cheeks, and not the top of your head.
Haha.. I just started using a straight-razor for shaving. It may look like my face was attacked by a cat, but considering that I am pretty much learning the art of shaving from the beginning I feel I did a pretty fair job. Compare it to how my face looked when I started learning with disposables and I am coming out ahead!
I shaved last night because I had to get up at 4.30a.m. It doesn't look good but I don't care.
yeap, been there lol... each box, a good laugh
Panel 2 had me laughing like a mofo
"It did not go well" - genius
You had me at "magnificent neck beard".
dude man up and grown a proper beard
FULL SET! YEAAAAAAH!
Every statement was awesome. From the Star Trekian "I have shaved!" proclamation, to Shakespeare's invention. The last panel was a bit ho-hum, but so what.
Neckbeard- the lesser-known, slightly ridiculous brother of Blackbeard.
Neck beards do look bad and there creepy as hell!
man neck shaving is the worst
neck shaving+aftershave=GOD MODE
Panel 3 was the hardest I have ever laughed at this comic, and thus received my first post
LOL at panel 4!
If I had the ability to grow facial hair I'd ROCK a neck beard!
Great one - again.
@Dee: Dear Lady: if you think "shaving your private area" is bad, try doing it if you're a man. Yes, I mean the wrinkly-skin bits.
There's no way you do this well without cutting yourself. None. This coming from a man who never cut his face while shaving.
This problem is why I keep a full beard instead :P
Whose idea was it for men to wake up, stagger bleary-eyed into the bathroom, then pick up the sharpest thing in the house and scrape their face all over with it? Not a recipe for success!
This is the funniest comic you've written in a long time.
I just put my head on my desk and laughed until tears were streaming down my cheeks. Every panel was brilliant, and then the culmination of "I have a magnificent neck beard."
Excellent word: magnificent
Made my day.
Armpit shaving doesn't hurt any more than face shaving does....it's just more difficult.
I haven't cut myself shaving in . . .
Umm, never mind.
Two words: witch hazel
The punch-line from panel one made me cringe. The grain under my chin goes to the right, so it takes at least three or four tries to get all the stubble. Not fun times.
Try waxing your face. Then you only have the pain every 3-6 weeks. There is also the nair method of chemical hair removal. It stinks though.
Fusion+ lots o' shaving foam+ downward strokes+ rinse after every stroke= smooth shave with minimal problems.Took me six years to learn that. Never learned to shave with my dad, sadly. *sighs*
This was an excellent comic in all four panels! I have often toyed with the idea of shearing/shaving down to wearing a goatee much like Scott wears.... but this panel reminds me WHY I do not do it. After having worn a full beard/mustache for close to 30 years, I think I will stick with ONLY the issues with shaving my neck... it is aggravating enough... so I do not want to add in the other facial areas that would be required to shave with a goatee.
Does this mean that the great razor blade experiment from a while ago has been a failure?
Oooooh, that's so sad Iselltvshellsonthetvshore.......now let us never speak of this again; unless you want to hear me cry. You really don't want to hear that; I'm extremely loud and sad sounding.
It took me about 5 minutes to get past the first line of panel 2, I was laughing so hard. And then panel 3 started me off again. Thank you!