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Comic #1368

1 Haken: Enough delays! We will shoot you now!
2 Haken: Achtung!
3 Haken: Legt an!
4 [sound]: BANG!

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A reader has pointed out the similarity between the third panel and The Third of May 1808: The Execution of the Defenders of Madrid by Francisco Goya. The resemblance is so good that I'm happy to claim inspiration, rather than coincidence. :-)


2016-05-16 Rerun commentary: This is probably the biggest cliffhanger in the aptly named Cliffhangers theme story. It's not resolved for several tantalising strips.

Occasionally I like to have a straight up drama strip, even though this is ostensibly a gag-a-day comic. The appearance of a strip with drama, and no obvious joke, can be a powerful storytelling tool when the audience is used to seeing something funny in every instalment. The main secret is not to do it too often.

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