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Scary Go Round Amy: [[on phone]] Shelley, why aren't you here? The Inventor's Society barbeque is awesome! It's just the right mix of hard thinkin' and charred meat. You're returning a video I didn't take back? Well, I find that VERY hard to believe. / Tim: So, what have you been working on, Dr. Prion? / Dr. Prion:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Various inventors' assistant girls are milling about, conversing. One is displaying a massive diamond ring.]] / Girl 1: So he gets down from the Galactic Spasmotron, gets down on one knee, and... / Girl 2: Oh-- My-- God. / Girl 3: So Amy, what's the deal with you and the notorious TIM JONES? / Amy: Well,...
Scary Go Round Ryan: Hugo, it's real nice of you to rent out the top floor of the shop to me. / Hugo: A simple monetary transaction, dogg. Now, be aware. The flat has "broadbands". This is not a license to buy a internet Russian wife when you are feelin' melancholy after a skin-full of heavy. / Hugo: Yo in fact...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Ryan is unpacking a suitcase monogrammed "RQB." Hugo is holding a sparking Ethernet cable.]] / Ryan: Hugo, it's real nice of you to rent out the top floor of the shop to me. / Hugo: A simple monetary transaction, dogg. / Hugo: Now, be aware. The flat has "broadbands." This is not a license to buy an Internet...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Shelly: Well, Amy, I would be at the Inventors Society barbecue if I wasn't taking back the video you swore you were taking back last week. Yes you DID! / Shelly: I'm not sure what's worse, the fine for taking it back late or the fact that I had to extract it from a pile consisting of your unwashed...
Scary Go Round Tim: Amy, I'm sure when you shoved that girl's face into the pasta salad then pushed her into the duckpond, you had a reason. Your random acts of violence are seldom random. / Amy: Tim, I have a question to ask you, and it's really important. Don't you find me-- / Tim: Why are we slowing down? Why...
May 14, 2004 [[Amy and Tim are sitting on next to each other in the backseat of a car]] / Tim: Amy, I'm sure when you shoved that girl's face into the pasta salad then pushed her into the duckpond, you had a reason. Your random acts of violence are seldom random. / Amy: Tim, I have a question to ask you, and it's...
 
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison {{Flash movie}} / [[Title page. Headstone reading: Scary Go Round - created by John Allison. Hand sticking out of ground holding sheet reading: Play! Subtitle: A guest animated comic dealy by Andrew Bell - http://www.creaturesinmyhead.com . In the bottom right corner a small Krakkagar running in a treadmill.]] / {{Click...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison {{Flash movie}} / [[Title page. Headstone reading: Scary Go Round - created by John Allison. Hand sticking out of ground holding sheet reading: Play! Subtitle: A guest animated comic dealy by Andrew Bell - http://www.creaturesinmyhead.com . In the bottom right corner a small Krakkagar running in a treadmill.]] / {{Click...
scarygoround.com/sgr/ar.php?date=20040515 Shelly: Amy! Why the tupping heck are you "decorating" my room... / Amy: Hi Shel! / Shelly: ...At 3 in the morning? / Amy: Because I didn't want to wake you, silly! You looked so calm and sleepyheady. / Shelly: Get out... / Amy: But it really needed something... It's so... so... Blah! So you! / Shelly:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Shelley, battered, scratched and wrapped in a blanket, sits with Amy.]] / Shelley: Snif... the ninja car of Jesus.... dead... / Amy: It died for you, little friend! It died for your SINS! Promise me you won't ever let a plane crash on you again! / [[Tim sits at their feet with a sheaf of papers.]] / Tim:...
May 17, 2004 [[A bruised and ash-covered Shelley is wrapped in a blanket and sitting next to Amy.]] / Shelley: Snif... the ninja car of Jesus... dead... / Amy: It died for you, little friend! It died for your SINS! Promise me you won't ever let a plane crash on you ever again! / [[Tim is sitting on the ground near...
Scary Go Round Biker: Robbie, I see what you're saying. As far as i can work out, a woman is like a car, but without wheels, and instead of a horn, she has "emotions". / Robbie: You're gettin' it man, you're gettin' it. [[to Ralph]] What you lookin' at, old timer? / Ralph: Gumblin' gumbles... / Tessa: What can I...
May 18, 2004 [[Two men in biker jackets are entering a bar called "the Ragged Stoat" while an old man walks away, grumbling]] / First biker: Robbie, I see what you're saying. As far as I can work out, a woman is like a car, but without wheels, and instead of a horn, she has "emotions". / Second biker: You're gettin'...
Scary Go Round Robbie: Say, you seen this lady about? Name of Val DeVere. / Rachel: No, I... wait, YEAH! I've seen her about. She looks a little different, she dyed her hair red, and she wears glasses. Her voice may be squeakier than you remember. / Biker: Figures she'd be trying to hide. / Biker: Val's man left...
May 19, 2004 [[Rachel is looking at a picture of a man in a biker jacket standing next to a green-eyed blonde-haired attractive woman. Rachel is standing next to two bikers, who are sitting down. One biker is bearded, while the other is clean-shaven and wearing a red T-shirt]] / Bearded biker: Say, you seen this...
Scary Go Round Tessa: Does she understand why I'm not talking to her? Can you make it absolutely plain? / Rachel: Tessa, Tessa, what's the worst that can happen? Tell her, William! Biker gangs are reasonable people, nothing's going to happen to Shelley. / William: Rachel, I'm not saying ANYTHING. / Mayor: Would you...
May 20, 2004 [[Tessa, Rachel and William are sitting around a table. Tessa has her head turned away from the table, Rachel has her elbows on the table and her head in her hands, and William has his chin resting on his folded arms, which are resting on the table.]] / Tessa: Does she not understand why I'm not talking...
 
Scary Go Round Shelley: Now, what is a pretty good sort of car... will 3000 get me a Mercedes? It is my dream to be classy. / Biker: Hey Val! This is from Chopper and the boys in HM Brixton! / <> / [[gunshots]] / <> / <> / <> / <> / Shelley: glk-ck- / [[Shelley...
May 21, 2004 [[Shelley is walking down the street, reading a magazine called "What Car".]] / < / Shelley: Now, what is a pretty good sort of car... will 3000 get me a Mercedes? / It is my dream to be classy. / Unseen speaker: Hey Val! / This is from...
Scary Go Round Shelley: Well, THAT wasn't very nice. I hope those gentlement realise that I'm going to call the police. / Natalie: Call them Shelley, they will not care. In a plus tragique turn of events, your time on this mortal coil 'as been discontinued. Welcome to ze waiting room between ze last world and ze...
May 24, 2004 [[The body of Shelley is lying on the ground in a puddle of blood. The ghost of Shelley is sitting up, rising from the body. She is wearing a black dress with skulls on it and a grey cardigan over it. The ghost of Natalie is sitting next to her.]] / Shelley: Well, that wasn't very nice. / I hope those...
Scary Go Round Shelley: I WAAAAANT MY MUMMY! / Natalie: Shelley, you cannot 'ave your mummy. You 'ave got me. I am perfectly adequate. / Natalie: Before I was blown into ze tiny parts by a bad monkey, I was a decent enough 'uman being. Just imagine some dismal phantasm takes you under 'is wing. / Natalie: Stick...
May 25, 2004 [[Shelley and Natalie are walking down a pink- and red-hued street. Shelley has her head tilted down, looking at the ground; Natalie is standing next to her and has one arm around Shelley's back.]] / Shelley:I WAAAAAAANT MY MUMMY! / Natalie:Shelley, you cannot 'ave your mummy. / You 'ave got me. / I am...
Scary Go Round Shelley: It's very nice of you to look out for me. / Natalie: It is not anything! It's hard to be a new girl in a town, and this is a strange town, yes? / Natalie: 'Ave a look in your pocket, you should have your induction pack. / Shelley: I always wondered, if you got thin enough on the Atkins diet,...
May 26, 2004 [[Shelley and Natalie are standing in front of a large black chairlift. The sky behind them is red. Shelley is climbing into the chairlift and Natalie is standing behind her.]] / Shelley: It's very nice of you to look out for me. / Natalie: It is not anything! It's hard to be new new girl in a town,...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Shelley and Natalie stand at the exit of the skycar into the Land of the Dead. Shelley examines a pamphlet.]] / Shelley: "Dear Shelley, welcome to the LAND OF THE DEAD... where the dead do some waiting around. Enjoy your stay!" The rest is just adverts! / Natalie: Yes, it is a shambles. / [[The pamphlet...
May 27, 2004 [[Shelley is holding a long pamphlet in her hand and is reading it. Natalie is standing next to her.]] / Shelley: "Dear Shelley, welcome to the LAND OF THE DEAD... / ...where the dead do some waiting around. / Enjoy your stay!" / The rest is just adverts! / Natalie: Yes, it is a shambles. / [[A close-up...
 
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Shelley and Natalie are almost at the front of the line. Shelley lifts her shirt to show one of the bullet-holes that killed her.]] / Shelley: Natalie, I'm a holey ghost! Ha ha! That is my idea of a joke! / Natalie: When you arrive, you look pretty much as you were when you let the world. Thereafter,...
May 28, 2004 [[Shelley and Natalie are standing in line. Shelley has her shirt pulled up, revealing a bullet hole in her stomach. Natalie is holding out an identity card with a picture of herself as she looked when she died. In front of them in line is someone in a purple robe talking to a green elf.]] / Shelley:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Shelley and Natalie ride through the Land of the Dead on a carriage steered by Leppo.]] / Shelley: Natalie, who is the man who is driving the cart in which we are sitting? Is he a good man or a bad man? / Natalie: Zis is Leppo! I meet him in the hours after my tragic explosion. Zere I am, a sad ghost,...
May 31, 2004 [[Shelley and Natalie are sitting in the backseat of an open cart. The cart is being driven by a blonde man in a black suit and hat. He has bright red eyes. They are traveling through streets that look like a normal city, but with a red sky.]] / Shelley: Natalie, who is this man who is driving the...
June 1, 2004 [[Shelley and Natalie are standing next to a telephone pole. Shelley is holding a large map, and she and Natalie are looking at it together.]] / Natalie: So I am trying to work out what to do 'ere in the Land of ze Dead, when something most unfortunate occurs! / Shelley: What what?? / [[FLASHBACK: Natalie...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Natalie Durand: So I am trying to work out what to do 'ere in the Land of ze Dead, when something most unfortunate occurs! / Shelley Winters: What what?? / Natalie Durand: I am minding ze business of my own when I am suddenly sucked through a little 'ole in space-time! / Natalie Durand: All of the sudden...
June 2, 2004 [[Shelley and Natalie are standing in an apartment with grey walls. Natalie is hanging up her coat.]] / Natalie: Well Shelley, 'ere you go. / Zis is where you will be living until you enter the after-afterlife. / Shelley: What is this clock? / It's counting down. / [[Shelley and Natalie are standing...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Natalie Durand: Well Shelley, 'ere you go. Zis is where you will be living until you enter the after-afterlife. / Shelley Winters: What is this clock? It's counting down. / Natalie Durand: Zat shows 'ow long you 'ave to spend 'ere. Ze time is derived from 'ow good you were in life. / Shelley Winters:...
June 3, 2004 [[Natalie and Shelley are sitting at a table in a cafe.]] / Shelley: Natalie, I don't want to be trans-substantiated into a field of ecstatic energy in 33 days. / I want to go back to living life on earth. / Natalie: Shelley zis is a pipe-dream. / Shelley: I mean it, and it is makin' me mad! / I have not...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Shelley Winters: Natalie, I don't want to be trans-substantiated into a field of ecstatic energy in 33 days. I want to go back to living life on earth. / Natalie Durand: Shelley zis is a pipe-dream. / Shelley Winters: I mean it, and it is makin' me mad! I have not had my time yet, and neither have you....
 
June 4, 2004 [[Shelley and Natalie are sitting with Leppo, the cart-driver.]] / Natalie: She wants to get back to ze land of ze living, Leppo. / Leppo: Plenty folks here do. / Living's a game you want to keep playing. / There's many a tortured soul lit a fire under their ass and shot themselves into the sky to have it...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Natalie Durand: She wants to get back to ze land of ze living, Leppo. / Leppo: Plenty folks do. Living's a game you want to keep playing. There's many a tortured soul lit a fire under their ass and hsot themselves into the sky to have it out with God. Every one of them came back a smart pile of ash who...
June 7, 2004 [[Natalie and Shelley are sitting together. Shelley has her bag open and is looking inside.]] / Natalie: Shelley, it is a long journey to Black Betty's Palace of Sin. / Do you 'ave everything we need? / Shelley: Clean undercrackers: check. / Koala poles: check. / Sammiches X 10: CHECK. / [[Shelley and Natalie...
scarygoround.com/sgr/ar.php?date=20040607 Natalie Durand: Shelley, it is a long journey to Black Betty's Palace of Sin. Do you 'ave everything we need? / Shelley Winters: Clean undercrackers: check. Koala poles: check. Sammiches X 10: CHECK. / Shelley Winters: I made you horse sausage sammiches. But I think it is wrong, wrong for the poor horse....
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Natalie and Shelley are sitting, looking into a bag]] / Natalie: Shelley, it is a long journey to Black Betty's Palace of Sin. / Natalie: Do you 'ave everything we need? / Shelley: Clean undercrackers: check. / Shelley: Koala poles: check. / Shelley: Sammiches X 10: CHECK. / [[Natalie and Shelley...
June 8, 2004 [[Ryan and a biker are sitting at a bar together. Fallon is standing near the bar, farther down.]] / Ryan: ...so anyway it turns out that William the Conqueror was actually just a couple of dogs that the French tied together and put a crown on. / Biker: Damn, Beckwith, you sure got a way of making history...
June 9, 2004 [[Fallon and Ryan are in a store, shopping.]] / Ryan: Hardwares sure are complicated. / Usually I just let filth build up until it reaches critical mass and starts to break down nat'rally. / Fallon: Ladies don't like that, Ryan, they want to see surfaces. / A smart girl takes a discarded, half-eaten pork...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Ryan Beckwith and Fallon Young are at a store. He is caring a red plastic shopping basket and she is holding a retail good. Marketing signs note that "this is kind of cheap" and encourage shoppers to "spazz out! spazz out!"]] / Ryan: Hardwares sure are complicated. Usually I just let filth build up...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Ryan Beckwith and Fallon Young are at a store. He is caring a red plastic shopping basket and she is holding a retail good. Marketing signs note that "this is kind of cheap" and encourage shoppers to "spazz out! spazz out!"]] / Ryan: Hardwares sure are complicated. Usually I just let filth build up...
June 10, 2004 [[Ryan is standing, looking at a row of trash bins. A sign next to the bin says: "Bins: Empty them or they smell."]] / Ryan (in thoughts): Dang here we are just lookin' at pedal bins for my flat and kind of an awkward silence has developed. / [[Ryan and Fallon are looking at trash bins together.]] / Ryan...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Ryan Beckwith (inner monologue): Dang here we are just lookin' at pedal bins for my flat and kind of an awkward silence has developed. / Ryan Beckwith (inner monologue): Now me and Fallon done a lot of talkin' over the precedin' year so maybe this is relevant. Also on the PA system it is Foreigner,...
 
June 11, 2004 [[Ryan and Fallon are walking down the street, holding hands.]] / <> / Ryan: Is that a gun? / Fallon: It's probably just someone's filthy old Austin Allegro coughing up its motorised guts. / [[Fallon points up to the sky...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison <> / <> / <> / <> / <> / Ryan Beckwith: Is that a gun? / Fallon Young: It's probably just someone's filthy old Austin Allegro coughing up its motorised guts. / Ryan Beckwith: So, uh, Fallon, do you think.. uh... we... / Fallon Young: Look! Up in the sky! SPACE...
June 14, 2004 [[Fallon and Ryan are driving in a VW bug convertible. In the background, an ambulance is pulling away with its lights flashing.]] / Fallon: Why would anyone shoot poor Shelley? / Ryan: If a lady lives a dangerous life, she must be ready for OLD MAN CONSEQUENCE and his hand cart of sadness. / Fallon:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Fallon Young: Why would anyone shoot poor Shelley? / Ryan Beckwith: If a lady lives a dangerous life, she must be ready for OLD MAN CONSEQUENCE and his hand-cart of sadness. / Fallon Young: No one would shoot her. She hardly represents a clear and present danger. / Ryan Beckwith: On the side of the hand-cart...
June 15, 2004 [[A huge black woman (Black Betty) with lots of teeth is standing in a doorway. Shelley and Natalie are standing in front of him.]] / Black Betty: Well hello, chill'en! / What can Black Betty do for you this fine, fine day? / Natalie: We're here from Pro-Active marketing to ask you a few questions about...
scarygoround.com/sgr/ar.php?date=20040615 Black Betty: Well hello, chill'en! What can Black Betty do for you this fine, fine day? / Natalie Durand: We're here from Pro-Active marketing to ask you a few questions about your TEETH... / Black Betty: Now then see, Betty has the finest set of teeth hereabouts, so I doubt there's anything you two...
June 16, 2004 [[Natalie and Shelley are wearing fake moustaches and hats and talking to Black Betty.]] / Natalie: Good afternoon to you, madam. / Shelley: We're a couple of card sharps just died in a Mississippi riverboat crash. / Do y'all happen to know where we can find a game in this pleasin' vicinity? / Black Betty:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Shelley Winters and Natalie Durand are disguised as riverboat card sharps. Both are wearing false moustaches, wearing gambling hats, and Natalie is smoking a cigar. Black Betty looks sorely tempted by their offer.]] / Natalie: Good afternoon to you, madam. / Shelley: We're a couple of card sharps just...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Shelley Winters and Natalie Durand are disguised as riverboat card sharps. Both are wearing false moustaches, wearing gambling hats, and Natalie is smoking a cigar. Black Betty looks sorely tempted by their offer.]] / Natalie: Good afternoon to you, madam. / Shelley: We're a couple of card sharps just...
June 17, 2004 [[Black Betty has Shelley and Natalie cornered in a closet. She is advancing on them with tongs.]] / Black Betty: A debt is a debt, gents. / Don't fea, my ole friend the Queen mother assures me that peanuts make excellent substitute teeth. / Natalie: 'Oly 'ell, we 'ave badly misjudged ze situation! / [[Shelley...
scarygoround.com/sgr/ar.php?date=20040617 Black Betty: A debt is a debt, gents. Don't fear, my ole friend the Queen Mother assures me that peanuts make excellent substitute teeth. / Natalie Durand: 'Oly 'ell, we 'ave badly misjudged ze situation! / [[Shelley reaches for a pepper mill on the shelf behind her.]] / [[Shelley cranks the pepper mill...
 

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