Link: Comic 19
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Title: freedom is the right of all sentient beings
Date: November 1, 2004
Summary: Steve frees a spider at Beaver's request, and Steve gets what's coming to him.
"Fin" style: In a spider-web.
Number of panels: 10
Steve: "Hey Beaver! Look at this awesome spider I caught."
Beaver: "Now Steve, how would you like to be trapped in a jar? You should let it go."
Steve: "Aw. Do I have to?"
Beaver: "Remember Steve: Freedom is the right of all sentient beings."
Steve: "Sigh... ok."
Beaver: "There you go little feller- you're free!"
The spider SKITTER!'s up Beaver's leg.
The spider runs across Beaver's back.
Beaver: "Hey! Get off there!"
Beaver: "Aug! It's going in my ear!"
Beaver: "It's burrowing through my brain! Oh! The unimaginable PAIN!"
Beaver falls down with a FLOMP!
The spider SKITTER!'s back.
Steve CATCH!'es the spider in the jar again.
- It is a common human fear that spiders or other small bugs would crawl into one's ear and into their brain, causing them to die.
- The spider crawls in Beaver's right ear and out his left ear.
- The phrase "Oh! The unimaginable PAIN!" occurs throughout the series.
- The phrase "Freedom is the right of all sentient beings." was the motto of Optimus Prime, the leader of the Autobots in the popular '80s cartoon "Transformers"