Was the garbage supposed to be there in panel 6, when she says “looks nice”? Or are we supposed to assume that it’s moving forward? Is it alive?
From Stan, who says “Maybe it’s that he’s a ‘fire dog’ now (is that what they’re called?), but he’s still a dog, right? It’d be like someone saying, ‘I used to be human, but I’m a dentist now.'”
From larK, who asks “why the long line of dead kids — I am supposing they are NOT meant to represent the current father et al as a child, so… they still suffer from high infant mortality in Family Circus Land??”
Is this really induction? Seems more like recursion.
Hovertext: “This would be bad enough, but every 30th or 40th pokéball has TWO of them inside.”
Are those fleas? Or miniature dogs? Either way. . . huh?
From Usual John, who says “I don’t understand the ageism reference, since the unhappy mom does not appear to be the oldest (or, for that matter, the youngest) of the women in the cartoon.”
I (Winter Wallaby) would add to that that china teacups in general seem like a very nice present. But it strikes me as bizarre to just give one, regardless of the age of the recipient.
I see it has the same initial, KSP, as Kerbal Space Program. So maybe something to do with that? Dunno.
I’ve given it a second, and I still don’t get it.
From Unca $crooge. We had some different thoughts about whether this makes sense, so throwing it out to you. How useful is a time machine for this? Is the connection reasonably intuitive?