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Tom the Dancing Bug - Thursday January 10, 2019 Comic Strip Licensing and Permissions

Tom the Dancing Bug - Thursday January 10, 2019 Comic Strip
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TOM THE DANCING BUG © Ruben Bolling. Reprinted with permission of ANDREWS MCMEEL SYNDICATION. All rights reserved.

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Enjoy this Classic Tom the Dancing Bug Vintage 2012 Every Thursday Panels from the annals of the Tom the Dancing Bug archive Check back every Friday for a fresh, brand new Tom the Dancing Bug! Tom the Dancing Bug by Ruben Bolling The Education of Louis Mother: Hi, Louis! Myron's upstairs -- he's really looking forward to this. You have entered an ALTERNATIVE UNIVERSE, in which things seem the same as in your own, yet are different in subtle and ineffably disturbing ways. You have embarked on the... SLEEPOVER Myron: My mom says we can watch "Rise of the Planet of the Apes"! It's PG-13. Louis: Cool. A universe in which you never quite know what time it is, as there seem to be no clocks. Strange brands of foods you haven't even seen on television commercials. HUNT'S A similar and familiar mom, yet her attempt to take on the role seems stilted and alien. Mother: Would you like more chips? A dad whose aloofness seems somehow less benign than yours. Father: Can Cono ever make a productive out? And the intensely weird vibe between the mom and dad. Father: We were late last time, too. Mother: Louis and Myron, help yourselves to dessert. Even watching TV can seem otherworldly, simply because it's framed by other stuff. But the difference that causes the greatest disorientation is... Louis: HA! Play it again! Myron: HAHA ...THE BIG SISTER! Sister: Could you guys hold it down? I'm talking on the phone! A 16-hour foray into a parallel dimension, congruent to your reality, but oddly different. Myron: By the way, sorry...that air mattress has a slow leak...