How to Impress People with Tales of Your Past Exploits

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I can't be the only one who got halfway through Panel 3 and REALLY hoped that it would turn out to have been "The Scat Burglar" (The Fiend Who Does not Flush), can I?

October 31, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterBrian

I love the Knifeketeer! Where can I get one of those helmets? It looks like it's modeled after Magneto's... Ooh! Does Ric harbor a secret, darker side to his powers as Stabneto?

Judging by panel three, I think the sidekick's name "Stabby" is a bit incongruous. The tip of his, er, knife, is rather rounded. It looks like he's wielding an icing spatula, dull bread knife, or maybe a humorously large butter knife. A more apt name might be "Cutty" or "The Spreader."

November 1, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterChuck

I thought this was going a whole other direction - like the Knifeketeer was actually going to be the one arrested.
Regardless, another win. Thanks and keep up the good work!

November 1, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterFrank

Love the knowledge stick. I used to threaten to go around smacking people with a clue by four.

(That's a polished oak 2x4 with the word "Clue" engraved on it - it leaves a mark so when ever they look in the mirror, they get a clue...)

November 1, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterLEH

It's a well-chosen name for Knifeketeer's sidekick, but Stabby may simply not be ready for a deadly weapon. I'd like to think that his weapon is a finger (hopefully artificial) on a stick, to complement the Knifeketeer's boxing glove. Stabby would presumably poke people in the eye when necessary. His name, then, would be less of a mission statement, and more of a vision statement. A vision statement that pokes you in the eye.

November 1, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterBabyDoc

I think the non-pointed thing in Stabby's hand is a knife sharpener.

November 1, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterBiscus0001

Any chance that you'll get the "The Worlds Violentest Logo Tshirts" in stock in unisex XL?

Note from Scott: Sadly no. Those were a one-time run of screen printed shirts. Sorry.

November 1, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterEric

For the other two people who still play SWTOR, am I the only one who refers to the Operative class as 'Knifeketeer?'

November 1, 2013 | Unregistered Commenterkhereva

@khereva I only played Snipers...

November 1, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterPjotr

Kherva, you are not now.

November 1, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterFallingar

Curse you, Knifeketeer! You have gotten my name wrong yet again! You speak of me in the past tense, as if I were no longer relevant! I am Easily Identifiable STILL! I shall have my revenge as soon as the thumb heals! Mwahahahahahahahaha!

November 1, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterEasilyIdentifiableBandit

@Biscus0001 - I think it's a butter knife. :)

November 3, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterChris

@ Brian: The Scatburglar is the guy who shows up after The Phantom Shitter, who is 'The Fiend Who Does Not Flush'...

...you can imagine what the Scatburglar's modus operandi is.

November 6, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterMatt

I think it's pretty evident that Stabby is modeled somewhat on Speedy, Green Arrow's sidekick. GA's goofy boxing glove arrow is what The Knifeketeer's boxing glove knife is modeled after.

January 5, 2014 | Unregistered Commentertrigonman3

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