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Scary Go Round Amy: This is a left hand drive. / Shelley: The salesman said that would make it more fun and challenging to drive! / Amy: What were the _exact_ parameters of this sale? / Shelley: Well, the salesman had a suit, and big, shiny watch! / Shelley: Also, the car has a bobbing head Jesus on the dashboard! / Shelley:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Amy: This is a left hand drive. / Shelley: The salesman said that would make it more fun and challenging to drive! / Amy: What were the exact parameters of this sale? / Shelley: Well, the salesman had a suit, and big shiny watch! / Shelley: Also, the car has a bobbing head Jesus on the dashboard! / Shelley:...
At the ATM Machine Amy: Shelley, what does it mean when your bank balance has a minus next to it? / Shelley: Oh dear, that isn't a very good thing. / - In fact, it is a very bad thing! / - It's not a minus sign, it's a knife, because the bank manager will *stab you* if he sees you! / Amy: Now, this is funny, because the...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Amy is standing at an ATM. Shelley is standing behind her]] / Amy: Shelley, what does it mean when your bank balance has a minuse next to it? / Shelley: Oh dear, that isn't a very good thing. In fact it is a very bad thing! It's not a minus sign, it's a knife, because the bank manager will stab you if...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Amy Chilton: Daddy, I don't have any money, and my credit cards stopped working. Shall I write a letter of complaint to the bank? / Len Pickering: That would be a futile gesture, lambkin, as I was responsible for ending the line of parental credit. Consider yourself "cash poor". / Amy Chilton: But but...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Shelley Winters: It's Christmas, Amy. It shouldn't be too hard to get a job. / Amy Chilton: Maybe Ryan could fix me up with something at the record shop. / Maud: I'm afraid your Ryan isn't working here any more, and I've just filled his position. / Amy Chilton: Oh. / Maud: Would you like to buy this...
Scary Go Round: Shopgirl #5 [[Shelley and Amy stand outside a brick building. There is a "Help Wanted" sign standing on the corner.]] / Shelley: Did you get the job? / Amy: Yes! They hired me on the spot. I am now a shopgirl at our town's oldest department store. / Amy: I'm working on the perfume counter. / Shelley: I didn't think...
 
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Shelley Winters: Amy, look at you in your nice smart uniform. / Amy Chilton: Shackled by sexy conformity. I'm thinking of getting a hip flask, so I can have a little drinky to speed along the drudgery. / Shelley Winters: In your heart, you know that that is a bad thing! Maybe you would give someone incorrect...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Mr. Barrett is loading up an orientation video for his new employee.]] / Mr. Barrett: Welcome to the Wallis Brothers family, Amy. / Video: You may have worked at companies who claim to "work hard and play hard". / [[New employee Amy Chilton leans forward in her chair to watch the video.]] / Video: Hello,...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Amy Chilton: Bees make honey... but wasps don't make jam. And I mean it's not like they couldn't... they have access to fruit. / Salesman: Amy, stop daydreaming and help Angela in the stockroom. / Angela: So apart from the oily T-zone, and the cramps, and the bleeding, and the rickets, Atkins is so like...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Amy: Something creepy happened at work today, Shelley. / Shelley: Were you bitten by a dinosaurus? / Amy: No, But- / Shelley: All Rarrrr, Amy is salty and delicious, I have not eaten anyone this nice since the cretacious period. / Shelley:Rarrr! Bleh! When did she last wash her hair? Augh! Six layers...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Amy Chilton: Something creepy happened at work today, Shelley. / Shelley Winters: Were you bitten by a dinosaurus? / Amy Chilton: No, but- / Shelley Winters: All rarrrr, Amy is salty and delicious, I have not eaten anyone this nice since the Cretaceous Period. / Shelley Winters: Rarrrr! Bleh! When did...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Amy: So anyway, the manager asked me to get something from the stockroom on the top floor, the 6th. / [[flashback to Amy in the lift at work]] Amy: But in the lift I accidentally leaned against all the buttons. / Amy: Instead of stopping at every floor, the lift went up to the 7th floor! / The doors...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Amy Chilton: So, anyway, the manager asked me to get something from the stockroom on the top floor, the 6th. / Amy Chilton: But in the lift I accidentally leaned against all the buttons. / Amy Chilton: Instead of stopping at every floor, the lift went up to the 7th floor! / Amy Chilton: The doors opened...
 
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Hugo Rodriguez: Shelley! A festive greeting to you. How is Amy [who I believe to be the ultimate lady] enjoying her new occupation? / Shelley Winters: Well, she's been there three weeks, and she says "every fibre of that building stinks of centuries old evil". / Hugo Rodriguez: Holiday jobs are not so...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Hugo is standing behind the counter of his shop, and Shelley is facing him across the counter]] / Hugo: Shelley! A festive greeting to you. / Hugo: How is Amy (who I believe to be the ultimate lady) enjoying her new occupation? / Shelley: Well, she's been there three weeks, and she says "every fibre...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Amy Chilton: Ivan, you've been caretaker here for forty years. Have you ever noticed anything... strange about the place. / Ivan: Miss Amy, I've seen things that would curl your hair, straighten it, curl it again then make it all drop out. But I don't get paid to flap my lips. I do as I'm told. I do my...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Amy enters a storeroom/janitorial closet at her place of work. Ivan is sitting down reading a book]] / Amy: Ivan, you've been caretaker here for forty years. Have you ever noticed anything...strange about the place? / Ivan: Miss Amy, I've seen things that would curl your hair, straighten it, curl it...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Ivan: Every Christmas Wallis Brothers takes on temporary staff, like every department store. / Ivan: On Christmas Eve, old man Wallis takes the managers out for a drink, and leaves the staff to set up the Boxing Day sale. / Ivan: And every Boxing Day I mop the blood up off the floors. / Amy Chilton:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Ivan is carrying a piece of furniture]] / Ivan: Every Christmas Wallis Brothers takes on temporary staff, like every department store. / [[Amy is standing behind Ivan while he inspects a broken table leg]] / Ivan: On Christmas Eve, old man Wallis takes the managers out for a drink, and leaves the staff...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Shelley: He's making a list, He's checking it twice / He's going to find out who's naughty and nice... Hee Hee! / Shelley: Amy, based on your inability to be nice, only naughty, have you ever got any christmas presents? / Amy: I am nice! Say that I am nice! / Shelley: Have you ever sung a sony to a...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Shelley Winters: He's making a list, he's checking it twice. He's going to find out who's naughty and nice... hee hee! / Shelley Winters: Amy, based on your inability to be nice, only naughty, have you ever got any Christmas presents? / Amy Chilton: I am nice! Say that I am nice! / Shelley Winters:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Amy Chilton: On Christmas Eve old man Wallis takes his cronies out for a Christmas toddy. I figure that's our night to sneak in and find out what that things is. And perhaps, hit it with a spade. / Shelley Winters: B-b-but but but but... Christmas Eve? / Shelley Winters: I will be at my Mum and Dad's...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Amy is sitting at a table with Shelley. Shelley is in the process of gift wrapping a box labeled "Mr. Malty"]] / Amy: On Christmas Eve old man Wallis takes his cronies out for a Christmas toddy. / Amy: I figure that's our night to sneak in and find out what that thing is. / Amy: And perhaps, hit it with...
 
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Amy Chilton: Shelley, today is the day. It is Christmas Eve. The day we must hit the evil thing in the department store with a spade. / Amy Chilton (in text box): At 7PM old man Wallis will take the managers out for a drink. This renders the coast "clear". / Amy Chilton (in text box): At 7.05 I will...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Shelley is brushing her hair while Amy is dressing for work]] / Amy: Shelley, today is the day. It is Christmas Eve. The day we must hit the evil thing in the department store with a spade. / [[Old man Wallis and two men are leaving the store]] / Amy (narrating): At 7pm old man Wallis will take the...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Shelley Winters: ...And... And why ish thish town so horrible? People is alwaysh getting killed or hurt... It ish dangeroush to be a human person. / Amy Chilton: Hey, I said one medicinal drink! Not fifteen! / Shelley Winters: Now I am drunk I don' have to help you. / Amy Chilton: Yes you bloody well...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Shelley is at a bar talking to the barkeep while Amy walks in]] / Shelley: ...and ...and why ish thish town so horrible? People is alwaysh getting killed or hurt... it ish dangeroush to be a human person. / Amy: Hey, I said one medicinal drink! Not fifteen! / [[Amy grabs Shelley's arm]] / Shelley: Now...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Shelley Winters: Amy, before we go into the Wallis Brothers store with our spades, what do you think the horrible thing is? / Amy Chilton: My best guess is it's old man Wallis' goblin master, who he appeases by feeding it the Christmas staff. / Shelley Winters: That's ludicrous. / Amy Chilton: Go on...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Shelley is getting spades out of the back of a car]] / Shelley: Amy, before we go into the Wallis Brothers store with our spades, what do you think the horrible thing is? / [[Amy and Shelley are standing next to the car. Amy is holding a spade.]] / Amy: My best guess is it's old man Wallis' goblin master,...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Amy Chilton: I propped the back door open so we could sneak in. / Shelley Winters: That is smart! Did you leave a warning for your co-workers so they would run away? / Amy Chilton: That bunch of fatuous bumpkins? / Shelley Winters: Ames, they might be fatuous bumpkins, but they're fatuous bumpkins at...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Amy: I propped the back door open so we could sneak in. / Shelley: That is smart! Did you leave a warning for your co-workers so they would run away? / Amy: That bunch of fatuous bumpkins? / Shelley: Ames, they may be fatuous bumpkins, but they're fatuous bumpkins at Christmas. / [[Shelley sets off...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Mr. Wallis: Are you enjoying your foaming nut-brown ale, Mr. Barrett? / Mr. Barrett: Yes. It is delightful. / Other man: Mine is nice also. A thousand thank-yous, Mr. Wallis. / Ivan: And I. Also my pork scratchings... please me... well. / Ivan: Is that the fire alarm at the store going off? / Mr. Wallis:...
 
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Amy: Press all the buttons together to get to the secret floor. / Shelly: How long is this going to take? / Shelly: I want to get up early in the morning to watch the gorilla in a wheelchair Christmas special. / Amy: Ooh! I never miss that! / Amy: Well, I think the best bet is for one of us to holler...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Amy Chilton: Press all the buttons together to get to the secret floor. / Shelley Winters: How long is this going to take? / Shelley Winters: I want to get up early in the morning to watch the gorilla in a wheelchair Christmas special. / Amy Chilton: Ooh! I never miss that! / Amy Chilton: Well, I think...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Shelley Winters: There it is! Why would there be a m-m-monster in an old department store? / Amy Chilton: In Victorian times it was easy for a freak to progress. I'm sure he was feted by society, invited to work here to improve himself... ...and to eat people at Christmas. / Amy Chilton: 3-2-1... Holler! / Shelley...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Shelley and Amy are peering into old man Wallis' office on the "secret floor". A short black monster with a big red eye is hiding by the desk]] / Shelley: There it is! Why would there be a m-monster in an old department store? / Amy: In victorian times it was easy for a freak to progress. / Amy: I'm sure...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Shelley Winters: Amy, you can stop hitting it now. Your monster was a rubbish sack. / Amy Chilton: DIE DIE DIE! Why won't you die? / Shelley Winters: Amy! Baby Jesus would not like this! / Shelley Winters: Can we go home now, before you ruin Christmas even more? / Amy Chilton: Ivan the caretaker said that...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Shelley is crouching near the remains of the "monster" while Amy keeps mauling it with the spade]] / Shelley: Amy, you can stop hitting it now. Your monster was a rubbish sack. / Amy: DIE DIE DIE! Why wont you die? / Shelley: Amy! Baby Jesus would not like this! / [[Shelley and Amy are standing in the...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Ivan: Amy, what are you doing here? And who's this? You know you shouldn't be here tonight. / Amy Chilton: Um this is... is... Shelley and she um, um... / Shelley Winters: Amy left some... Christmas presents in her... locker! Yes! That is what she did! / Ivan: Girls, you picked the wrong night to lie...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[The fire alarm is going off as Shelley and Amy come face to face with Ivan]] / Ivan: Amy, what are you doing here? And who's this? / Ivan: You know you shouldn't be here tonight. / Amy: Um this is... is... Shelley and she um, um... / Shelley: Amy left some... Christmas presents in her... locker! Yes! That...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Ivan: Miss Amy, Miss Shelley, I'd like you to meet Mrs Ivan. / Mrs. Ivan: Good evening! And a happy Christmas! / Ivan: Mrs. Ivan and I are from a little village in Cornwall you've probably never heard of. We do things different there. / Ivan: Do you know what a longpig is? / Mrs. Ivan: Don't be coy my...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Ivan and his wife are standing on the roof talking to Shelley and AMy, who are tied up.]] / Ivan: Miss Amy, Miss Shelley, I'd like you to meet Mrs. Ivan. / Mrs. Ivan: Good evening! And a happy Christmas! / Ivan: Mrs. Ivan and I are from a little village in Cornwall you've probably never heard of. We do...
 
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Shelley Winters: If you weren't ... dumb, I'd be asleep now with my stocking hung by the chimney: with care. And Plack Peter would be bringing you your annual shipment of coal. / Amy Chilton: Sniff. Sniff... Why are you so mean to me? You're meant to be my friend. / Shelley Winters: I'm sorry, stinky...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Amy and Shelley are tied back to back, standing on the rooftop of the Wallis Brothers department store in the falling snow]] / Shelley: If you weren't... dumb, I'd be asleep now with my stocking hung by the chimney: with care. And Black Peter would be bringing you your annual shipment of coal. / Amy:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Mrs. Ivan: I do wish the fire alarm would stop ringing, my duck. It's putting me off making the gravy. / Ivan: Put it out of your mind, Mrs. Ivan. Imagine the delicious meat on Miss Amy, and the consomme we can make of the other one. She looks stringy, but she'll reduce down. / Ivan: On your feet girls,...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Mrs. Ivan and Ivan are tending the barbecue while Shelley and Amy watch. The fire alarm is still going off.]] / Mrs. Ivan: I do wish the fire alarm would stop ringing, my duck. It's putting me off making the gravy. / Ivan: Put it out of your mind, Mrs. Ivan. Imagine the delicious meat on Miss Amy, and...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Amy Chilton: It is the fire brigade! We are saved! We are not going to die! / Shelley Winters: Or even wet our pants! / Amy Chilton: It is a Christmas miracle! / Shelley Winters: God bless us every one!
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[A fireman holding a hose is climbing onto the roof of the department store via a ladder. Mrs. Ivan is tending to her fallen husband while the girls cheer.]] / Amy: It is the fire brigade! We are saved! We are not going to die! / Shelley: Or even wet our pants! / Amy: It is a Christmas miracle! / Shelley:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Amy Chilton: That was a lucky escape Shelley. We could have been shot and eaten like turkeys. / Shelley Winters: It was frightening! I never want that to happen again. / Amy Chilton: I'm sorry I dragged you into this and ruined Christmas. / Shelley Winters: It is okay! / Shelley Winters: Christmas would...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Amy and Shelley are at a bar]] / Amy: That was a lucky escape Shelley. We could have been shot and eaten like turkeys. / Shelley: It was frightening! I never want that to happen again. / [[Amy and Shelley hug]] / Amy: I'm sorry I dragged you into this and ruined Christmas. / Shelley: It is okay! / [[Shelley...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Amy Chilton walks past the window, through which her father, Len Pickering, can be seen sleeping. There is a wreath on the door.]] / [[Inside the Pickering house, Amy hangs up her stocking with care.]] / <> / [[Amy turns off the lights.]] / [[Amy sleeping.]] / [[Amy snoozing.]] / [[Amy really...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Amy is walking up to her front door. Her father can be seen sleeping in the window]] / [[Amy is dressed for bed. She hangs up her stocking.]] / [[Amy is in bed, and she turns off the light]] / <> / [[Amy asleep]] / [[Amy asleep]] / [[Amy asleep]] / [[Amy asleep with a creepy Santa figure...
 

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