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by Bill in OK
Mon Dec 30, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2019/12/25 - We Don't Need No Stinking Badger
Replies: 157
Views: 42909

Re: 2019/12/25 - We Don't Need No Stinking Badger

Don'tcha just want to give Marion a big hug? And Lois too, of course.
by Bill in OK
Mon Dec 09, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2019/12/09 - Heaven Is Apace On Earth
Replies: 88
Views: 18067

Re: 2019/12/09 - Heaven Is Apace On Earth

Kitsune's first comment in the second frame is profoundly true. Stating it a different way, if life on earth were perfect, what would be the point of Heaven?
by Bill in OK
Fri Nov 08, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2019/11/08 - Our Founder
Replies: 90
Views: 18197

Re: 2019/11/08 - Our Founder

Contagious? Hmmmm. Shades of Endtown.
by Bill in OK
Fri Oct 11, 2019 10:37 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2019/10/11 - A Lovely Bunch
Replies: 52
Views: 10602

Re: 2019/10/11 - A Lovely Bunch

I like how Thomas still has that bushy "mustache."
by Bill in OK
Mon Sep 23, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2019/09/23 - Teach The Children Well
Replies: 76
Views: 12363

Re: 2019/09/23 - Teach The Children Well

Maybe I'm the only one, but I think Marion looks good in those slacks.
by Bill in OK
Wed May 01, 2019 7:57 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2019/04/29 - An Auspicious Beginning
Replies: 110
Views: 17290

Re: 2019/04/29 - An Auspicious Beginning

Douglas Collier wrote:
fenrirblack wrote:
Douglas Collier wrote:So, did Marion work in a library? :P
If that is a reference to Thomas Khatt then you have my upmost respect.
It was actually a play on “Marian The Librarian” from The Music Man.
I got it. But I am pretty old.
by Bill in OK
Thu Feb 28, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2019/02/27 - Love Across Space And Time
Replies: 62
Views: 13629

Re: 2019/02/27 - Love Across Space And Time

So the sabercat is verbal now? Sweet. I'm loving that Rufus has taken his cat-friendliness onto a new level. She's only invited him out clubbing. Stop it already, Welsh; it hurts when I laugh this hard. Also, my typing suffers. we sure that is a she? I would guess the nearly bra-worthy chest pretty...
by Bill in OK
Mon Feb 25, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2019/02/20 - Letters From Home
Replies: 59
Views: 14238

Re: 2019/02/20 - Letters From Home

You got the makings of a first-rate quartermaster, Fen. (In the episode where Delusional Steve tries to dig into the Roos' bedroom, he refers to himself as "the Viper" (an old joke with the punchline "Do you Vant your vindows viped?"). One of the kangaroos, catching the reference to a breed of dead...
by Bill in OK
Mon Feb 25, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2019/02/25 - Ghosts Of The Past
Replies: 69
Views: 13473

Re: 2019/02/25 - Ghosts Of The Past

leinglo wrote:I wonder how many people were disappointed to learn that Rufus was actually Max's father figure rather than his boyfriend as was initially assumed.
I am glad it turned out that way.
by Bill in OK
Fri Feb 22, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2019/02/21 - Puppies From Heaven
Replies: 55
Views: 11943

Re: 2019/02/21 - Puppies From Heaven

I wish Heaven would give me the opportunity for a few last last-second second chances with some of my passed-on loved ones.
by Bill in OK
Wed Jan 30, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2019/01/30 - Freedom
Replies: 46
Views: 8800

Re: 2019/01/30 - Freedom

Oh poor Max. You are gonna make yourself look even more like a loser by trying to leave but not getting very far because the coyote can outsmart you and send you running back to the barn cats who will just love to rub this in your face. UNLESS.... Max is channeling the spirit of the Roadrunner. Exp...
by Bill in OK
Wed Jan 30, 2019 11:17 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2019/01/30 - Freedom
Replies: 46
Views: 8800

Re: 2019/01/30 - Freedom

And, there goes Max's ear.....? He still had an undamaged ear in the previous Housepets babies arc, which feels like it's set after this one because he was in Babylon Gardens in that one. You're right, and I mentioned that here (which is the reason for the '?' in my post), so it may not be time. Bu...
by Bill in OK
Wed Jan 30, 2019 8:26 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2019/01/30 - Freedom
Replies: 46
Views: 8800

Re: 2019/01/30 - Freedom

And, there goes Max's ear.....?
by Bill in OK
Mon Jan 21, 2019 8:27 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2019/01/21 - Lunch Is Served
Replies: 47
Views: 25345

Re: 2019/01/21 - Lunch Is Served

This actually might be where Max got one of his ears bitten off. Ya i was thinking the same thing My first thought too, until I remembered: http://www.housepetscomic.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/2012-01-30-stranger-danger-exchanger.png So in the interest of continuity, it shouldn't happen here.
by Bill in OK
Fri Jan 18, 2019 10:54 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2019/01/18 - Here’s Your Sign
Replies: 43
Views: 15321

Re: 2019/01/18 - Here’s Your Sign

OMIGOSH! :o Max is NEKKID!
by Bill in OK
Wed Oct 31, 2018 10:20 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2018/10/31 - Terrible Consequences
Replies: 41
Views: 6523

Re: 2018/10/31 - Terrible Consequences

I've never seen The Ring myself. Is the " HAHAHAH... " from the beginning of the movie or is it coming from an outside source indicating the disc was cursed after all? I saw "The Ring" once but it wasn't memorable enough for me to remember if maniacal laughter was part of the movie. But what I thin...
by Bill in OK
Fri Aug 31, 2018 12:52 pm
Forum: The Comic
Topic: Things you finally noticed on rereading
Replies: 513
Views: 282139

Re: Things you finally noticed on rereading

https://www.housepetscomic.com/2010/08/18/in-bed/ "Three years from now when you nearly drown" So Rick Griffin had the Jungle Fever arc planned 3 years before it happened . Also there's a comic in that arc called "wettest fur contest", referencing this strip again! Dang, Rick. Well played. That's n...
by Bill in OK
Fri Aug 31, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2018/08/31 - Maybe We’ll Skip This One
Replies: 71
Views: 10675

Re: 2018/08/31 - Maybe We’ll Skip This One

What's the point of having a zipper on your tent when even woodland critters have opposable thumbs?
by Bill in OK
Fri Aug 24, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2018/08/24 - Cupid’s Headlock
Replies: 52
Views: 9884

Re: 2018/08/24 - Cupid’s Headlock

Now is the time for Miles and Lucretia to show up. I think Lucretia could hold her own with Gale.
by Bill in OK
Fri Aug 17, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2018/08/17 - Misty Watercolor Memories
Replies: 76
Views: 12026

Re: 2018/08/17 - Misty Watercolor Memories

I'm confused. Where is Jack in this strip? I also wonder why Uncle Deadeye has a blindfold on. Has Poncho always had that scar in this comic? I totally never noticed it until just now. I don't think we've ever seen Poncho without his poncho. Edit: I found it! http://www.housepetscomic.com/wp-content...
by Bill in OK
Fri May 25, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2018/05/25 - Dish It Out
Replies: 56
Views: 9803

Re: 2018/05/25 - Dish It Out

Citty Cibble with Velveeta binder... add some pimento and bread-and-butter pickles and you may have something there.
by Bill in OK
Wed May 23, 2018 7:35 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2018/05/21 - Don’t Read Into It
Replies: 87
Views: 15990

Re: 2018/05/21 - Don’t Read Into It

Granted the cast page did say Rufus might be into cats since 2010, but I took Occam's razor and assumed that was referring to the barn cats Where is this cast page? I have scoured the site and can't find it anywhere. I don't blame you, it wasn't made easy to find. My longer-winded explanation of th...
by Bill in OK
Tue May 22, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2018/05/21 - Don’t Read Into It
Replies: 87
Views: 15990

Re: 2018/05/21 - Don’t Read Into It

He's a merle cattle dog. They look about 90 when they're still puppies. Example on Wikipedia of a blue merle border collie pup. I had never seen or heard of a merle border collie until Rufus's introduction at the farm. Even then I thought, what a strange fur pattern for a dog. And then not very lon...
by Bill in OK
Wed May 16, 2018 7:29 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2018/05/16 - Angels We Have Heard
Replies: 46
Views: 10413

Re: 2018/05/16 - Angels We Have Heard

OrWasIt.EXE wrote:Is it just me, or does Fox look beefier than when he last appeared in this arc?
He just seems more buff than I remember.
Reminder:
Image
from Heaven's Not Enough, Part 2.
by Bill in OK
Mon May 14, 2018 7:34 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2018/05/14 - Heaven On Earth
Replies: 45
Views: 9764

Re: 2018/05/14 - Heaven On Earth

Is Breel of Asian origin? His respectful bowing and nodding seems to indicate so. Also, he mentioned the Transcontinental Railway, seemingly indicating he may have been a Chinese Coolie. (also spelled koelie, kuli, cooli, cooly and quli [according to Wikipedia]) If this had ever been mentioned, I do...
by Bill in OK
Wed May 09, 2018 7:28 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2018/05/09 - A Life Well-Lived
Replies: 57
Views: 14120

Re: 2018/05/09 - A Life Well-Lived

The best i would asume is they return him back to the exact age he sees himself as. the worst he would return as an infant or come back as something completely different - like a ferret. Could also return as old man Breel, but that would just be heaven being jerks. I used to know a guy who believed...
by Bill in OK
Thu May 03, 2018 7:17 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2018/05/02 - Showing Res Ponsibility
Replies: 59
Views: 21721

Re: 2018/05/02 - Showing Res Ponsibility

Once a were-tiger, always a were-tiger.
by Bill in OK
Wed Apr 18, 2018 7:18 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2018/04/18 – Hug It Out
Replies: 56
Views: 13891

Re: 2018/04/18 – Hug It Out

There's a good deal of wisdom in today's strip. I often find wisdom in Housepets!.
by Bill in OK
Mon Apr 16, 2018 10:27 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2018/04/16 - We’re Gonna Vent Our Frustration
Replies: 73
Views: 12945

Re: 2018/04/16 - We’re Gonna Vent Our Frustration

Argent wrote:
Soerix wrote:"Don't" what?
Don't ask?
Or don't need anything?
by Bill in OK
Thu Apr 05, 2018 8:11 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2018/04/03 - Rocks Fall, Everyone . . .
Replies: 70
Views: 28361

Re: 2018/04/03 - Rocks Fall, Everyone . . .

Oh, so it was all a dream of Keene? He has always been in his bed? Or at least, that's what Great Kitsune wants to let believe to him... :P In any case, never say "wake up" with a demigod around. ;) Eheh, Maxwell is still in Milton's manor eating and being served. :P If it had been a dream of Keene...
by Bill in OK
Wed Apr 04, 2018 9:42 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2018/04/03 - Rocks Fall, Everyone . . .
Replies: 70
Views: 28361

Re: 2018/04/03 - Rocks Fall, Everyone . . .

Soerix wrote::shock: ........
Um... I don't get it. :? Sorry...
So basically, when did this "dream" start? What really happened and what did not happen?
It wasn't a dream. The "Wake Up" trick is standard celestial policy.
by Bill in OK
Mon Apr 02, 2018 7:16 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2018/04/02 - Rubble Rubble
Replies: 49
Views: 9832

Re: 2018/04/02 - Rubble Rubble

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by Bill in OK
Fri Mar 30, 2018 7:02 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2018/03/30 - Goodbye
Replies: 47
Views: 12111

Re: 2018/03/30 - Goodbye

Now would NOT be a good time for a couple of weeks of guest strips.
by Bill in OK
Wed Mar 28, 2018 7:47 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2018/03/28 - It’s Over(?)
Replies: 40
Views: 9168

Re: 2018/03/28 - It’s Over(?)

Argent wrote: [Friday: the demon starts doing the Jafar thing and all five Celestials are needed to anchor the pentagram to hold it]
PHENOMENAL COSMIC POWERS
itty-bitty living space
by Bill in OK
Mon Mar 26, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2018/03/26 - What Does A God Need With Ultimate Power
Replies: 68
Views: 14491

Re: 2018/03/26 - What Does A God Need With Ultimate Power

NHWestoN wrote:Maybe that's why Eudoant was trying to entice Keene back, DocFlareon. She liked having him as a bunk-buddy.
I never thought of Eudoant as being a "she." Maybe that's the sexist in me.
by Bill in OK
Mon Mar 26, 2018 12:16 pm
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2018/03/26 - What Does A God Need With Ultimate Power
Replies: 68
Views: 14491

Re: 2018/03/26 - What Does A God Need With Ultimate Power

Frank wrote:Plot twist: the rest of the sentence was "immortal"
Bill in OK wrote:There's that THOOM!
An earth-shattering Thoom?
A slamming-the-portal-closed Thoom.
by Bill in OK
Thu Mar 22, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2018/03/20 - The Worms Crawl In
Replies: 42
Views: 15537

Re: 2018/03/20 - The Worms Crawl In

D-Rock wrote:Wow, uh...may want to get some hydrogen peroxide after this, Res. :shock:
Or he could get Lucretia to take a look at it.
by Bill in OK
Thu Mar 15, 2018 7:20 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2018/03/14 – I Thought That Was Lava
Replies: 29
Views: 9279

Re: 2018/03/14 – I Thought That Was Lava

To the REScue!
by Bill in OK
Fri Mar 02, 2018 10:03 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2018/03/02 - Teeth And Ambition
Replies: 28
Views: 8708

Re: 2018/03/02 - Teeth And Ambition

I guess when one realizes he deserves to do penance, it's easier to accept.