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#34 Alternate Universe Interlude #1

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2007

Alternate Universe Interlude #1

I like how this is alternate universe interlude #1. I was so ambitious. Sixty-ish strips later and I still have not done a #2. (Although I have done some weird strips in the actual chronology.)

I won’t explain this one too much since I think overexplanation ruins jokes, but my reasoning on panel #5, FYI, is that that first scene in Othello is the only other balcony scene I know of in Shakespeare.

There are at least two reasons why it was probably a good call for Lance not to go with #2.

In the alternate universe where Lance went with act III of Lear, Peggy somehow has the sense of humor of a twelve-year-old boy. You crunch a butterfly in the Cretaceous, you know?


Lance and Eskimo, written & drawn by Laura Hughes. Webcomic 2007-present; stories & characters developed 1998-present. Come for the surreal parody, lovable scamps, and persistent homoeroticism, stay for the passing flashes of quality!

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