This sequence (two four-panel stories) doesn’t seem to address a more fundamental policy matter than the details of pepper supply. Are they not aware of this patron planning to eat that big sloppy deli sandwich at his desk in the Reading Room?
The next episode:
(Yes, I’m aware that the strikeout in the post title doesn’t seem to work in Cell or Tablet display preview. So maybe change it to something about “Burying the <strike>lede</strike> lead.”)
Andréa sends in this synchronicity. Cartoonists are always looking for a new angle, but sometimes push it too far.
Finally, like that house at the end of the night that gives out multiple candy bars so they won’t eat them all themselves, there’s this bonanza from John Atkinson — some cartoonists would have spread these out one at a time, and gotten a whole month out of this idea.