Link: Comic 65
Title: Rupert hits the town - part 10
Date: April 15, 2005
Summary: Beaver and Steve are in a bad position
Number of panels: 10
Beaver: (waking up) "Uhh..."
Beaver: "W-what the..."
Shoe Goblin: "Ah - Ye're awake at last."
Shoe Goblin: "I'm afraid I've decided to keep the Master Shoe for myself, but don't be afeared..."
Beaver: "You fiend!"
The shot reveals a large shoe CREEEK'ing right above Beaver and Steve, tied up with a rope extending to the right.
Shoe Goblin: "...I've left ye one a little smaller"
Shoe Goblin: (holding a beaker of liquid above the rope) "One last parting gift.."
Close up of the beaker that reads "BAMBOO OIL".
The Shoe Goblin is pouring some of it on the rope with a GLUK GLUK sound.
Shoe Goblin: "...And now I must bid ye farewell!"
Shoe Goblin: "Ha ha ha ha ha!"
The oil is emanating a smell to a nearby opening in the wall, from which a "SNFT SNFT" sound is heard.
The lower half of the face of a creature appears from the opening, making another "SNFT" sound.
Steve: "No... it can't be..."
The creature emerges from the opening and is revealed to be a panda.
Steve: (off camera) "NOOOOO!"
The panda MEW?'s.
[To be contd.]
- Steve has a serious as-of-yet unexplained vendetta against pandas, as previously seen in Comic 24 and Comic 38.