The (Other) Lurking Fear

Webcomic Storyline: 

Kernel Panic, by Christopher B. Wright

Comic Transcript: 

JACK: What's going on, man? I just talked to a weird guy wearing a white shirt, wandering around, taking measurements and asking to see where all our data ports are.

ALAN: Yes, I know.

PAUL: What did Mr. Dreck want? When are we going to get new equipment?

MARTIN: Wait. Did you say white shirt?

JACK: Yeah, white shirt. Black ties.

MARTIN: Ties? What kind of ties? Were they normal ties, or were they thrown over the shoulder?

MARTIN: Were they normal ties, or were they thrown over the shoulder? THEIR SHOULDERS! TIES THROWN OVER THEIR SHOULDERS! CAREFREE, JAUNTY TIES THAT TRUMPET THE HARBINGERS OF DOOM, THE VERY SIGHT OF WHICH CAN DRIVE MEN INTO THE DEPTHS OF MADNESS! THESE ARE THE TIES OF WHICH I SPEAK!

JACK: Maybe.

MARTIN: ...and so our department shall be no more.

JOHNNY: Dude. No more Lovecraft for you.

Comments

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A tidbit of criticism on the verge of nitpicking

I think the comic would work a bit better if Jack said something in panel 4 before Martin's rant. Something like "What?" would do fine. Because otherwise, Martin repeating his last sentence without sollicitation is a bit weird. Well, a bit too weird.

EDIT: by the way, I found, while transcripting, that the second "were" in panel 3 is mistyped "where".

Part of the beauty of his

Part of the beauty of his comics lies in their sloppiness. Reminds me of the very same sloppiness on the part of the butt end of the comic.

Ah, well...

.... I would actually be happy if I were a little less charming in that respect. But I don't spend the amount of editing work on my comics that I do on my day-to-day work, because... well... I get paid for my day-to-day work, and I mostly don't with my comic. :)

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Writer, former musician, occasional cartoonist, and noted authority on his own opinions.

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