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The Mysteries of Modern Syndicated Comics!
Usually newspaper comics fall into a few distinct categories: "Funny", "Slightly amusing" and "Not funny, but I understand the lame joke". But sometimes there is another category: "My God? What the hell is going on here?" I started this page to address such comics. Note: I'm not currently updating this page, but if critiquing weird syndicated comics floats your boat, check out my Gil Thorp blog or the ever amusing Comics Curmudgeon
Rex Morgan, as far as I know, is never meant to intentionally be funny...It follows the "adventures" of Dr. Morgan and some other people...like these odd folks in a supermarket. (Notice the excitement of the story is increased by use of exclamation points! Grocery shopping! Woooo!) Anyway, I have been pondering this particular strip for some time...Specifically the phrase "Oooh, tinky!" What does this mean? Was this girl recently watching Teletubbies? Does her diaper need changing? Is she merely speaking in tongues? Why does the comic end this way? The following day's comic makes no mention of "tinky", so I am left wondering...Anybody have an opinion on this important issue?
Goodness, what sort of "special effects" are being used in this comic?
Do you have any "Mysteries of Syndicated Comics"? Lemme know about 'em, perhaps I will be inspired to revive this page from the dead...