Comic 157

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Beaver and Steve perform an act of kindness

Link: Comic 157

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Title: sock it to me - part 8

Date: February 20, 2006

Summary: Beaver and Steve find out the truth about the missing left socks.

Cast: Beaver, Steve, Xarlaxians, White Bird

Onomatopoeias used: "DAB!", "UNFOLD!", "BLORT!", "FWOOSH!", "LIFT", "PUT-OH!"

"Fin" style: Formed out of white left socks.

Number of panels: 6

Transcript

Panel 1

Beaver: "But what do you need our socks for anyway?"

Steve: "And where did the delivery guy go..?"

Xarlaxian King: "The left socks of Earth are the richest source of the rare element chizanunium. It is the element which fuels our ships."

Panel 2

Xarlaxian King UNFOLDs a collection of alien pictures. All three characters are sobbing.

Xarlaxian King: "Without your socks we can never get home to see our families again! I miss them so much!"

Beaver: "Sniff! That's so sad!"

Xarlaxian King: "OK, we reproduce asexually so they are technically all my identical clones, but I miss 'em all the same..."


Panel 3

Beaver and Steve took off left socks, to reveal human feet.

Beaver: "Your story has touched our hearts - here are the last of our left socks!"

Xarlaxian King: "Oh! With these socks we will finally have enough fuel to return home!"

Panel 4

[SO...]

Washing machine/Xarlaxian Battle Cruiser takes off. Beaver and Steve wave goodbye. A bird watches surprised.

Steve: "Bye!"

Beaver: "Don't forget to write!"


Panel 5

[INSIDE...]

A Xarlaxian is comforting the king, who is holding a white sock..

Xarlaxian King: "Oh boo-hoo I miss them so much..."

Xarlaxian: "There there..."


Panel 6

The Xarlaxians' faces turn into devilish smiles as they put on some white socks.

Xarlaxian King: "Ha ha! Earthlings are such suckers!"

Xarlaxian: "But they do make very good socks!"

Xarlaxian: "Mmm - toasty!"

Fun Facts

Goof: Beaver and Steve are actually taking off their right sock.

References

None.

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#156
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