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Comic #117: The Drummer Boy

Comic #117: The Drummer Boy published on 4 Comments on Comic #117: The Drummer Boy

I’ve always loved music and rhythm games, and at the time this page was drawn the Rock Band craze was just gaining momentum. I got hooked on the drums, so you can see that reflected with Peter here.

If this were more accurate though, at his age I was likely playing the original SNES Super Mario Kart.


Wait a minute…I’m confused about something in the first panel. If he introduced himself as The Captain and then told them to call him The Captain, isn’t that repetitive…or did he create some kind of English Paradox? Either way, that’s pretty funny! I absolutely adore the character interactions here, especially the facial expressions in Panel Four and Panel Five.

The first time he refers to himself as “the captain” it’s in reference to his rank (the captain of the ship). The second time would be his nickname “The Capitan”. It probably would have made more sense if he said “Hello! I’m..the captain! You can call me Captain.” (without the second “the”)

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