Stood in firelight, sweltering. Bloodstain on chest like map of violent new continent. Felt cleansed. Felt dark planet turn under my feet and knew what cats know that makes them scream like babies in night. — Rorschach, Watchmen

Page 49

Page 49

Poor Roger. ┬áHe wants to be a safe and impartial observer, but to everyone else he’s just cannon fodder.

↓ Transcript
Jacob: Call your editor, then. Do something. If I miss just one of those drones, everyone here dies.
Roger: I --
Girii: You'll do it, Roger.
Roger: I will?
Girii: Sure you will.
Roger: Wait -- where are you going?
Girii: You're fine. The crew's fine. Jacob needs me.
Roger: Uh, no. No, I do not like how this is going down. Captain? Can I borrow one of your lifeboats?
Captain T: (Deflate the chair, Mischa. I'll take the helm.) In this storm? That'd be suicide.
Roger: And staying here isn't? Okay. Fine. I can do this. Spider Jerusalem didn't give up when they damaged his brain. Cory Doctorow didn't give up when they punctured his hot-air balloon. Bloggers don't give up. I can do this.
Mischa: Who?
Captain T: Old cartoons, lad. Let him be, he's on a roll.

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Discussion (5)¬

  1. Uglulyx says:

    Lol. I love the My Little Pony reference.

  2. mastermenthe says:

    What reference?

  3. Remus Shepherd says:

    On most pages, there’s a humorous note in the hover text of the image. Put your cursor on the comic, let it sit there for a second or two, and you should see it.

    If people aren’t seeing the hover text jokes, then maybe I should stop doing them?

  4. mastermenthe says:

    Ah, sorry. I see now.

  5. They usually are the best in a cartoon…