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A rerun from year-one. That doesn't happen often! Sorry for the repeat. I've been under the weather recently. Nothing major. You'll see a comic about it soon enough.
Not sure which is funnier, 140 PSI or "will 2 femurs give me super powers".
You haven't aged at all! Noticed a bit of a limp these days, though.
Hopefully, you don't have two smaller femurs where there used to be one.
May be a repeat to some, but new to me. Damn good stuff.
As chance would have I DO consider that a super power!
So, he has 2 smaller femurs in his esophagus? Interesting...
Awesome, somehow missed this the first time around. I'ts not the super power I was hoping for, but I'll take what I can get...
First! Haha I'm so cool!
lololololol so so good. YOu've done it again.
An oldie but a goldy. Goldy is like irony, but made from pure gold. I hope you didn't have what I had. Most unpleasant.
The size of this comic is perfect for iPhones. Coincidence? :)
Hilarious none-the-less. Love the comics Scott! Feel better soon.
Love it, loved it when I first read it, loved it every time i've re-read it and you know what? Still love it. Panel 4 is just awesome. I've actually shown this to friends who have broken their leg and its made them laugh.
Also I laughed really hard at every panel. Great job (even if it's a rerun).
I hope you're not suffering from the Heebie Jeebies, Scott (or should that be the Heeeebiee Jeeeebiees?)
If this is a year-one rerun, how is it possible that "Writhe in Pain Man" hasn't joined the superhero contingent?
Since the comment areas of your posts seem to welcome pedantry ...
The plural of "femur" is "femora". This has bugged me ever since I first saw this strip!
Will your under-the-weatherness give you super powers?
Hope you feel better!
No need to apologise! I (and probably lots of other people) haven't seen your stuff from year-one.
i've occasionally had that superpower from panel 4 and i can state, definitively, that such powers are highly overrated.
You are under the weather so you reran a comic about going to the doctor. That's almost like getting a fifth panel.
This is a classic. My sister is an E.R. doc and she loved it.
Purple Nurple in the esophagus might be bad shave related.
Feel better soon, Scott. =) I love how your older comics are just as brilliantly hilarious as the latest ones. Keep it up!
Now I have a super power too, if you consider being able to laugh out loud at a comic I read before and still find it funny a super power...
This is a gem, thanks for an awesome rerun. BTW - if you haven't seen Brian Regan's pain scale bit, definitely do yourself a favor and look it up on uTube. Its one of the funniest bits I've ever seen from a comedian.
His femur is broken??? I thought the pain was in his esophagus??? Shouldn't you have said his Hyoid bone is broken??? ... but then again, how would he be speaking??? And WHY is he standing with a broken femur? Seems unliklely....
The last frame is funny though.
Still a classic.
Speaking of super-powers, have you played inFamous? I just got it from the PS3 'we got hacked have some free games' campaign and the main character looks a bit like you.
Check it out.
4 panels of awesome! Well done.
You should do a strip about "How to downsize." It should only have three panels.
Still one of my all-time favorites. You managed to put at least 2 punchlines in every panel of this one. Now I have to explain to my doctor how I got these chronic hiccups.
140 psig or 140 psia?
Off to the doctor today. Thanks for the advice.
My father's generic latin sounding word for any body part was "fisteris", and for any disease was "hemo-fecalosis". He said it was disturbing how many people would nod and act like they were familiar with these terms. I've carried on the tradition, and he's right.
Having 140 psi blood *does* sound like a superpower though. Or a side-effect of one at least.
They call him... The Bleeder! If you prick him, does he not KICK YOUR ASS?
Writhing in pain as a superpower would at least be quite disconcerting to criminals. It could distract them away from whatever crime they were committing to stare down at you with bafflement.
A rerun of a rerun! BDGAAA!
140 psi blood pressure... makes a good inscription in a mug...
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