Oh man, I had forgotten about this one. I remember the Judger's disdain of the Knifeketeer but the rest all reads like it's brand new. I absolutely love panel 3.
P.T.O. to see what Rocket Hat told me in strictest confidence...
I may not have noticed this before...Scott, did you make yourself into 3 different superheroes?
"Silence implies consent."As brilliant now as it was then.
Don't comment below if you agree!
What comic was the foul-mouthed spaghetti monster originally from?
The more I think about it, the more I realize that the Masking Tape Mummy is the perfect enemy for the Knifeketeer. He has no vital organs to stab, and his sticky wrappings would foul and entangle the blades. Sorry, Macramehem, The Huma--er, Knifeketeer has a new arch-nemesis!
"The Judger" is my absolutely favourite comic-book character name. I can't think of it without sniggering quietly to myself.
It just occurred to me. No wonder Rocket Hat never speaks. Having rocket exhausts right next to your ears can't be good for your hearing. :)
I just realised today that Rocket Hat never speaks... what unimaginable pain and anguish must he have endured? Parents murdered? Home planet blown to smithereens? Uncle murdered after he let the murderer get away previously? Heat bumps from constantly wearing a hat?
Is this the only time we don't see Rocket Hat with moon-manacles on his wrists?
I also notice that after all those times being captured by the Moon Men and put in manacles that Rocket Hat's arms seem to have frozen that way. :P
Omnipresent man, the best and worst superpower of all time.
And the boxing glove knife is still wonderful.
Please don't hate me for posting this; I love Rocket Hat as much as any of you do. I'm just wondering if he has an incontinence problem? I had always thought he stood with his hands like that because he was in Moon Shackles. In this strip though he's not in captivity so it looks like he's trying not to wet himself. I think we have been assuming that Scottt is under Rocket Hat's mask when maybe it is Scott's brother!
My silence implies approval of this comic.
I thought it was because It was too hard to pick out a voice for him.
I'm not sure how I never noticed that Rocket Hat doesnt talk.
Guys, I just found a plot hole: Omnipresent man is not present in the first panel! And don't tell me "a wizard did it" because obviously the power differential between mere wizardly abilities and omnipresence makes such an explanation laughably implausible. Boy, I really hope somebody got fired for that blunder.
@jh Rocket Hat did communicate with the others off-panel. He may have used sign language but we have not seen any indication that the other three characters understand sign language.
@Deimo; thanks - i was trying to remember why Scott made himself into a spaghetti monster masking-tape mummy.
Now I find the reason I can't remember is that there was no reason.
@X, Omnipresent Man IS in the first panel - who do you think Missy, I mean, The Judger, is talking to? This is what's known in "the biz" as "off camera". Given the distance in panel two between the group of superheroes and Missy, I mean, The Judger, you can see that her dialogue fills all that empty space in panel one. If they were any closer in panel two, we would see Rick's, I mean, The Knifeketeer's arm and belly just on the edge of the left frame of panel one. But they are not, so we don't.
Scott knows what he's doing.
"Rocket Hat is right" Made me laugh out loud. So did Omnipresentman's Omnipresence in panel 4.
At first, I found it strange nobody commented about the fact that the judger looks like Missy.
Then I realised - it's just so natural that Scott's wife would be used for this role, nobody would even notice!
Scott, is Missy the female Dredd?