Link: Comic 219
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Title: the revenge of the SHOE GOBLIN - part 11
Date: September 8, 2006
Summary: The Shoe Goblin explains just why he intends to Shoe the Earth.
Number of panels: 6
Beaver and the Shoe Goblin are talking, Shoe Goblin takes off his space helmet.
Beaver: "But that's awful! Why would you want to do such a thing?"
Shoe Goblin: "As revenge... for what happened to me eye!..."
The Shoe Goblin narrates as we see him at the computer, typing with a TYPETY-TYPE!. The screen reads "BLOG O' SHOES" and an image of a shoe can be seen.
Shoe goblin(Narrating): "It took place one night as I was working 'pon an ancient repository o' arcane knowledge..."
Shoe Goblin (in flashback): "Aye..."
The Shoe Goblin is seen YAWNing as Slumber Pixies float around spreading Z's on him. While the Shoe Goblin RUB RUBs his eyes!
Shoe Goblin(Narrating): "The hour was late, and the Slumber Pixies were spreading their dust in me eyes..."
Shoe Goblin(Narrating): "Little did I realise the trap that had been set..."
Shoe Goblin(Narrating): "For I was not the only one to use the keyboard that day... some unknown fiend had been there afore me..."
Steve is seen sitting at the computer with dirty hands, presumable covered self-made peanutbutter as the screen reads "PEANUT BUTTER RECIPIES.COM".
Shoe Goblin(Narrating): "A fiend with...
Beaver: "Oh gosh! You mean.."
Shoe Goblin: "Aye..."
As the Shoe Goblin LIFTs the eye piece from his face...
Shoe Goblin: "...I have... conjuctivitis!"
The eye piece is removed and a pink eye is visable.
Shoe Goblin: "That is why the Earth must be made to feel my shoe-based wrath!..."
Shoe Goblin: "Well that and the fact that I just really like shoeing things."
To be contd.
- Curiously, Steve and the Shoe Goblin share a computer.
- The Shoe Goblin clearly was not really doing what he claims.
- The Shoe Goblin has his own blog.
- Emotibot is friends with the Shoe Goblin, even though they have never met in the comic.
- The Shoe Goblin can take off his helmet in space?
- Conjunctivitis (commonly called "pinkeye") is an inflammation of the conjunctiva (the outermost layer of the eye and the inner surface of the eyelids), often due to infection. It may also be caused by adenoviruses.