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Ok. I love you now. Before it was admiration, now it's love.
hatemail in 3... 2... 1...
Oh hey, that's by Winston Rowntree! Love that guy.
The comparison between the morals of Star Wars and George Lucas's life is amazing.
Scott, I'm not sure Star Wars fans will be fond of your backhanded gallantries here. But this Star Trek fan is sniggering his ass off.
And, of course, Babylon 5 is superior to both.
Wait...Star Wars prequels? When did THAT happen?
Now wait a few days, replace this comic with a version where the characters are Poser models, and claim that was what you wanted to do all along.
Panel 1 and 4 are brilliant.I love it.
Battlestar Galactica pwns them both!
Panel three is genius
Hilarious. Even though I prefer Trek.
I take back yesterday's comment about how this comic was going to be BS. It's so insulting to SW that it's awesome.
Why is Star Wars better? Because Han shot first! Oops...never mind...
Poor Mark Hamill, as panel 3 points out quite subtly, time has not been kind.
This is great! Home run! You hit it right on the head! Brilliant!
HAH! Great punchline once again.
You don't usually give Rick the correct position.
What about Han Solo's never ending quest to keep Lea in machine guns and Tiaras
As a fan of both, I don't really like to compare Star Trek and Star Wars, but... as, more generically, a SciFi fan I appreciate ~600 hours of entertainment more than I appreciate ~12.
I considered Star Wars to be the Ferrarri of SciFi, and Star Trek to be the minivan up until circa May 19th, 1999. Since then, it's been more like a blinged-out Mercury Cougar with a $10k mural airbrushed on it. like... It might be a car that you're happy to drive, but people in minivans would laugh at you if you calleed it as a sports car, and everyone would scratch their heads over the expensive rims and paint.
"the final lesson of George Lucas's life"
Sounds a little ominous.
Is the next comic why Stargate SG-1 is better than either?
I don't happen to think so, but how could you leave out Comic Book Guy Jeff Albertson's "third favorite 'Star' franchise" from consideration? ;)
You were dangerously close to infringing on the highlight of the comic... the Copyright date! Please don't let that happen again.
Scott, I would be more than willing to tolerate banner ads on this site (and lots of them) if it meant you were making more money for your work. I love your work, and I want you to earn what you deserve for it.
When will the Special Edition of this comic be released?
I'm with the Babylon 5 view, one fine, fine series.
Please tell me this will be featured on Cracked? I'll get the corn popping right away.
You could have drawn a set of Klingon ears on Rick in this strip.
Love the 2-parter.
You sir speak Truth. Panel 4 isn't just funny, it should be carved in stone.
:D gotta love star trek
Laser swords and Leia in a slave costume....
To be fair, Mark has stayed quite busy playing the Joker, and doing a lot of voice work. He has recently retired from the Joker (we'll see if that lasts), but he was the Joker through the 90's Batman cartoon, most all Batman cartoon movies, and the Batman games.
Overall, I personally prefer the Star Wars universe, it always captured my imagination in a way Star Trek never did. I like both series however, and think they really shouldn't be compared at all. About the only thing they have in common is "space ships".Firefly would have been my ultimate space opera, if it had just lasted... x(
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