(No after-comic commentary for this on in the original run.)
I love this strip. The whole thing. I love Josh, stalking the hapless goblins in panel 1. The rationalizations in panel 2. Chuck’s wry truth in panel 3 and Fitzpatrick giving raspberries.
Oh hey! I should comment here! Oops.
I’m a big fan of this one as well. I’d say it’s one of the high points of the run. I should note we had a few people complain about how cute and doomed those poor goblins were, which was rather the point.
Crysis 2 has basically the same plot as Half-Life 2. So why is one a classic and the other simply obnoxious and tiresome?
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