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  1. Dissension

    I’m pretty sure I wouldn’t want to handle escalations for Dragon Astral Travel Service.

    Also, Ponbon! *tackles*

    • GameCobra

      *Also tackles the Ponbon!*

    • holmebrian

      Alt Text: ‘Don’t i know you from somewhere?’ ‘Come on, that’s LITERALLY impossible.’

  2. Ryu

    What an out of body experience! @.@

  3. Xane

    Ponbon!! And not ice cream!

    • GarrisonSkunk

      Or Macy’s balloon

    • Elwood Blutarsky

      That’s a clever cameo, they always are with that guy.

  4. Cristian100n

    hey i know that yellow furball anywhere

    • Cristian100n

      its funny seeing Ponbon though

  5. Shoan

    Ponbon! (^3^)/

  6. Draven

    The crystal ball has a touch screen interface. :)

    • Salenstormwing

      Well, with the round, soft curves, and white exterior, I’m going to say it’s probably made by Apple. It seems like the inevitable design choice for them.

    • Maxmice

      I know, right?

  7. IceKitsune

    Hah I admit I didn’t see Ponbon coming. I wonder if we will see Tarot/Dragons (which ever side is doing it.) Panel, for some reason I doubt we will though.

    • GarrisonSkunk

      No one ever expects the Ponbon!

      • i like your hat

        i still dunno WHO’S PONBON dont make me start flippin tables T3T


        • Dissension

          Ponbon is a character from another of Rick’s universes, a member of the Danroo species. You can find more information in Rick’s deviantArt and FurAffinity pages.

  8. Zaitsev

    Dem Rick ears.

    • Zaitsev

      Also did the hover text change in the two minutes its been up?

      • GarrisonSkunk

        I first looked at it at about 5 minutes after it launched and it said “‘Don’t I know you from somewhere?’ ‘Come on, that’s LITERALLY impossible’”

        Was there something else?

      • Xane

        Yeah, I noticed the alt-text changed too. I don’t remember what it was though, something like “I’m pretty sure that’s 100% impossible”.

  9. bene

    Aww its so cute can’t I take it home?

    • bene

      Also what is a ponbon.?

      • Zaitsev

        Rick’s persona.

        • Dissension

          Ponbon isn’t Rick’s “persona,” though Rick does use him as an avatar, some places.

          • Argent Stonecutter

            More a proxy?

          • AthiosDvK

            Considering everything… I’d say it portrays Rick pretty well. But then again, I’m crazy. My conclusions are highly illogical.

        • bene

          That explains y a Google search came up with nothing

      • Cristian100n

        Ponbon is the yellow critter with the huge ears!
        check for rick on DeviantArt http://rickgriffin.deviantart.com/gallery/680969#/dzwjl3

  10. *White fang*

    That’s the thing about peanut no matter where he is he acts so professional

  11. Draven

    Not dismembering anyone seems like a reasonable goal.

    • Zaitsev


      • Draven

        Still a good starting point, regardless.

  12. xhunterko

    Just one dismemberment? No? Sigh, okay.

    • xhunterko

      What if it’s Pete?

    • Cristian100n

      its disembodiment

    • xhunterko

      Wait, wait a minute! Are, are you putting yourself in your own comic as a character you occasionally use? But, but, you can’t do that! That’s illegal! Mom! He’s breaking the fourth wall! Make him stop!

      • ghastmaskzombie

        I’ve seen plenty of webcomics do it. Carribean Blue, Yosh! Saga, DMFA, maybe Project Future, even the creator of Twokinds once cameoed in his own comic as the world’s most unfortunate pizza guy.

      • Argent Stonecutter

        One might say it’s LITERALLY impossible.

  13. Gabe23

    Tickets to the end of the time …. Mmmmmm … I´d prefer tickets to the 7th dimension

    • Ryu

      Tickets to travel in the past arrive at the Chinese theater and watch the premiere of “Star Wars” in the form of Ponbon! XD

      • GarrisonSkunk

        Would it upset the balance of time and space if I go back and offer George Lucas $10,000 for the “Star Wars” merchandising rights?

  14. GarrisonSkunk

    So, is this like that episode of “The Odd Couple” in which Neil Simon shares a scene with Felix Unger?

  15. MyLittleTimeLord

    End Of Time? Dude, I am SO going to get a ticket! I WILL meet Gaspar!

    (Maybe Chrono and Spekkio will be there if I’m lucky….)

    • GarrisonSkunk

      Don’t forget Harpo and Gummo! ;)

    • cheetahwolf

      I want tickets to the beginning of time.

      • GarrisonSkunk

        Contact Chuck Lorre Productions ;)

      • Ryu

        Just sit back and watch the Big Bang! *Wears dark glasses*

        • Thraxus908

          Or if you are a Theist, watch the creation story of your chosen religion.
          “LET THERE BE LIGHT” Or whatever it would sound like in the pre-babel language.

    • Talonstripe

      We’ll be able to meet The Doctor!
      Actually, maybe not but perhaps just see him!

      • GarrisonSkunk

        Which Doctor? (Also serves as a left over pun from the Alan & the Groundsquirrels arc)

        • ghastmaskzombie

          The one who travels through time, obviously. In his little TARDIS!

  16. Gabe23

    Mmmm … I wonder wich OS is that Crystal Ball using

    • Legendario13

      Win 95…

    • Keldor

      Operates in mysterious and unknowable ways, and certainly doesn’t let you change settings. Mac, definitely.

    • Argent Stonecutter


  17. cheetahwolf

    I wonder how Peanut know how to use the ball/computer?

    • Legendario13

      As long as he dont rips off Ponbons ears its aceptable

      • GarrisonSkunk

        Don’t disembody him ether, Peanut!

        • LupisLight

          I’m betting given that we are dealing with astral travel that don’t disembody anyone meant don’t send their spirit anywhere, etc.

          • Keldor

            Perhaps disembodyment is the Astral equivalent to bumping someone off an overbooked flight?

          • GarrisonSkunk

            Like the old joke of you going to Hawaii while your luggage goes to Florida….except its your spirit going to 2564 while your body goes to 1977.

          • Keldor

            That would be rather inconvient, wouldn’t it?

  18. Roadrunner

    ok, I just blow my tea out of my nose

    • Ryu

      Hope it wasn’t hot tea! :P

  19. Legendario13

    Well we now have a ‘???’ tag just as garrison sugested
    but I dont know if its for the figures in the back or for Ponbon… Anyways how did he get there?

  20. nyathetexascat

    Isn’t he or she,,, Rick?? Bam!

    • nyathetexascat

      I mean, I believe that yellow ??? Is Rick’s avatar. Who is ponbon?

      • GarrisonSkunk

        Ponbon IS Rick’s avitar…I think he used ??? out of modesty

        • Dissension

          Rick uses Ponbon as an avatar, some places, but the character is not Rick himself; Ponbon is a character from another project of Rick’s. Rick himself is a Furret.

          • Keldor

            A furret that is also sometimes a(?) Ponbon, that calls itsef a griffin. Got it.

          • Dissension

            Ponbon is more a mascot than anything else.

          • Keldor

            So that means we have a furret dressing in a mascot fursuit of Ponbon, while declaring that it is in fact really a griffin.

          • Keldor

            …Someone needs to draw that…

          • GarrisonSkunk

            On it…picture submitted to the gallery for acceptance by the admins.

  21. GarrisonSkunk

    Is there an inside joke in the “I need to prove a point” line referring to something else that happenend previously out of the HP universe?

    • Cristian100n

      yeah whats the deal with that i also thought the same

  22. JWJ

    oh my gosh its rich in a cute fuzzy form (squeezeable and loveable)

    • JWJ

      sorry i mean Rick, it looks like his avatar

  23. blackfox

    hay its rick avater lol

  24. SilentWolfXIII

    Let’s hope Peanut isn’t using Crystal Orb XP. That thing always crashes

  25. Argent Stonecutter

    Oh Peanut, you need to makd them specify *which* end of time…

  26. Lykaios

    Isn’t that a very oddly coloured Jakkai?

  27. Argent Stonecutter

    Also, I guess they’re not holding PSYCON ∞ at the end of time after all.

    • Argent Stonecutter

      You didn’t do that because of my comments Monday, did you?

    • i like your hat

      its not in the end of time its in the space between spaces if i remember correctly

      • Argent Stonecutter

        There’s lotsa spaces between the spaces, though. Not just infinitely many, it’s a while higher order of infinity. So that leaves it wide open.

        • Legendario13

          *out of topic*
          two Stonecutter Argents?
          Or youre doing the same thing Frank does?

          • Argent Stonecutter

            Or Frank’s doing the same thing I do.

          • legendario13

            O_O …K

          • Draven

            It’s a handy little trick to know.

          • GarrisonSkunk

            Just as long as Frank doesn’t start thinking rodents are tasty. That would be weird.

    • Z24

      It’s actually before the beginning of time.
      The Big Bang’s the firework show.

  28. Tattorack

    Rick? Why do you want to travel to the end of time???

    • Dissension

      That’s not Rick, it’s Ponbon, a member of the Danroo species.

  29. T-Squared

    HEY! I KNOW WHO THAT IS! XD (I know others do, but I feel so silly for actually knowing who that character is. :P )

  30. T-Squared

    Oh, and Rick, when you get to the end of time, can you say hello to Hotblack Desaito for me? :D

  31. ghastmaskzombie

    Is that ponbon thinking of visiting Milliways? Will he meet Arthur Dent?

  32. FerreTrip

    Wow. I’m just totally amazed that Peanut actually knows what to do. And highly amused at the pseudo author cameo.

    • Argent Stonecutter

      Peanut is nearly as unpredictably competent as Sasha.

      Of course this does make the whole relationship between humans and animals in the Housepets!verse weirder and weirder.

    • Dissension

      It’s less an author cameo than a crossover.

  33. overzen

    I hear the restaurant there is fantastic!

  34. D-Rock

    Huh, worlds collide.

    And the enjoyment add-on isn’t too popular? Does kinda ruin it, if it doesn’t already say it won’t be fun.

  35. 7sevin7

    Has any one tried to call that number yet?

  36. RegularBird

    Whoa, Ricks character O:?

    • Dissension

      Everyone in the comic is one of Rick’s characters, Ponbon just happens to be from a different universe. :3

      • RegularBird

        Welp, I feel like a derp.

        I meant as in his avatar character xD;;

  37. weaselsmasher

    And if you look up the listed phone number, it’s some sort of transplant/organ donor/scientific cadaver “tissue bank”. Creeeeeeeeeeeepy!

    “I left my heart… in San Francisco circa 1906….”
    “It’s okay, we have another.”

    • Argent Stonecutter

      Good catch!

      Don’t care much for your name, though.

      • GarrisonSkunk

        I dropped Rick a line about it last night, but I guess he’s leaving it as is.

        • Dissension

          Why would he change it?

          • GarrisonSkunk

            Just the whole 555 thing, avoiding the company getting a bunch of “Hey, where’s Peanut?” calls. Although I think HP! readers are generally above such things.

            I suggested (888) 4Demons which still retained the joke, yet appears to not be a live number.

      • Xane

        Totally wrong name, you’re supposed to stomp weasels, not smash them. :D

        *spreads mayonnaise on the lawn*

  38. Draven

    Ponbon is so fluffy I just want to hug him until the end of time.

    • Frank

      Might be exactly the point he’s trying to prove

  39. RJ

    i don’t think he will have an easy time getting back, as the universe will no longer exist at the end of time and therefore he will not be calling during office hours,

  40. Frank

    “So, what destinations will I find there?”
    “Well, there’s the end of the universe, the restaurant at the end of the universe, the end of the universe observatory…”

    • Legendario13

      But wich universe, and if he’s send to a uneverse where magic doesnt exist how will he come back?

      • Keldor

        We lose more planeswalkers that way…

        • legendario13

          so thats why there is so few…people? in the convention.
          But Peanut is his travel agent, he’s the best… even though he doesnt know whats he is doing.

  41. GarrisonSkunk

    Heh, Tarot still looks like she’s naked….not even the green of her collar is poking through anymore. Maybe she took it off to appear before her panel without any signs of human ‘ownership’.

  42. BillyMT

    I almost “hey it’s Rick in there!”, but as the comment says I’m wrong.

    Y’know, I don’ see Rick himself in a comic of his even since the PCA days. Good times~

  43. bhPixelFire

    Hey Rich, Are you aware that the comments are still open from the last strip?

    • Keldor

      The comments are always open for the last two strips.

      • bhPixelFire

        Oh… I tought it closed after the last

  44. bhPixelFire

    Oh and… OMG PONBON!

  45. cesarinthewhitedragon

    that magical ball seems to run on windows!

    • RJ

      FutureWindow 1998 to be exact, made by Bill Gator to satisfy the technological needs of psychics. unfortunately, the company was bought out and dissolved by Microsoft and can now only be purchased at PsyCon’s used tech booth.

      • Tommy

        Windows rocks for astral people apparently lol

        • bhPixelFire


    • Frank

      Uh, that’s a card that Peanut is holding in front of the ball. At least that’s what it looks like to me

      • Draven

        I still think it’s a touch screen interface on the crystal ball

      • illeatyourself

        No, it is in fact a touchscreen. You can tell it’s not a card because if you look closely you can see Peanut’s claw, proving that he is touching it with his index finger rather than holding it in his paw. There’s also the fact that if it were a card you would see his other fingers behind it in front of the ball, but since that is not the case, it is quite obviously a touchscreen that he is, well, touching.

  46. baru

    Hey I want to say thans for bringing this entertaning comic on the webs XD it helps pass the time when I’m bored and really just helps time fly by. thanks again and please keep it up

    • RJ

      this comic isn’t ending any time soon, you know.

  47. illeatyourself

    I honestly have no idea who Ponbon (as he is apparently named) is, but I am wondering how the heck Peanut knows what he is doing and what Tarot is doing that stops her from being at her panel. XD

    • GarrisonSkunk

      All these questions and more will be answered on the next episode of…”Soap” umm … I mean “Housepets!”

    • Dissension

      Tarot is attending her panel, which prevents being at her booth. A booth is a kiosk at which goods or services are sold; panels are presentations.

      As for who Ponbon is, that’s pretty well covered in the comments. = P

  48. Loner

    who’s this ponbon? everyone is talking about????