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Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Small panel: Shelley is listening to music on headphones.]] / Text: Shelley reviews John A's albums of the year (She understands noises) 16-13 / Shelley Winters [writing]: 16. DELAYS - "Faded Seaside Glamour" / Shelley Winters [writing]: The Delays are some wry small men who like the Cocteau Twins but...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Small panel: Shelley is listening to music on headphones.]] / Text: Shelley reviews John A's albums of the year (Shelley is not a musicologist) 12-9 / Shelley Winters [writing]: 12. CHARLOTTE HATHERLEY - "Grey Will Fade" / Shelley Winters [writing]: Charlotte Hatherley looks like a fun lady to know, you...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Small panel: Shelley is listening to music on headphones.]] / Text: Shelley reviews John A's albums of the year (She thinks Steve Albini is an Olympic rower) 8-5 / Shelley Winters [writing]: 8. THE THRILLS - "Let's Bottle Bohemia" / Shelley Winters [writing]: I know the Thrills from the radio, they are...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[small panel: Shelley Winters, wearing headphones]] / Title: Shelley reviews John A's albums of the year (You'll never get the cargo of her blueberry boat) -- 4-1 -- Happy New Album of the Year / Shelley Winters (writing): 4 -- A GIRL CALLED EDDY - "A Girl Called Eddy" / Shelley Winters (writing): Eddy...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[A green fairy named Ed is hanging up a sign that reads "Detective Agency", covering the "Make A Wish" logo that used to be there. Another fairy named Manny watches]] / Ed: This is the saddest day of my green life, Manny. / Manny: There's no money in the wishing game any more, Ed. / People want genuine...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Ed: This is the saddest day of my life, Manny. / Manny: There's no money in the wishing game any more, Ed. People want genuine solutions, not airy fairy phoney baloney. / Ed: How are we meant to get customers? We have no reputation in the detective world. / Manny: You crazy cat. I got that cracked....
 
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[A rooster holding a red and yellow flag walks in the door]] / Rooster: 'Ey mosschops! / Is this the detctive agency? / Ed: Yes! We can solve any problem.* / *(Where arms like pipe cleaners do not encumber success). / Rooster: See, I work at the airport, and I think my wife's cheatin' on me. / Ed: Maybe...
Scary Go Round by John Allison Rooster: 'Ey, Mosschops! Is this the detective agency? / Ed: Yes! We can solve any problem (where arms like pipe cleaners do not encumber success). / Rooster: See, I work at the airport, and I think my wife's cheatin' on me. / Ed: Maybe it's the flags. / Rooster [[waves semaphore flags angrily]]: What? / Manny:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[A sign reading "Caskill & Peterson ACCOUNTANTS" is now overtop of the Detective Agency sign. A monkey is approaching]] / Manny: Detective Agencies inspire the wrong kind of customer! / Accountancy is the gentle art of numbers. / Ed: One, two, three, one hundred and twelvety! / Monkey: Is this an accountants? / I've...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Manny [[puts up new sign in window]]: Detective agencies inspire the wrong kind of customer! Accountancy is the gentle are of numbers. / Ed: One, two, three, one hundred and twelvety! / Monkey: Is this an accountants? I've not paid any taxes since 1987 and I need to balance the books. / Manny: You have...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Manny is sitting in a chair with a book, winking at Ed. There is a purple blob with limbs and a tie and collar sitting on a psychiatric couch]] / Manny: Mental wellness is the future and phychiatry will see us into our salad days. / Ed: Yes, but these people are crackers! I'm afraid! / Papa Viscous: Hello,...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Manny: Mental wellness is the future and psychiatry will see us into our salad days. / Ed: Yes, but these people are crackers! I'm afraid! / Papa Viscous: Hello, my name is Papa Viscous and I have a problem with eating people. I know it's wrong. / Papa Viscous: They are just extremely delicious when they...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[A devil bear is menacing Manny and Ed]] / Devil Bear: Gronnk / Skrarrr / Graggle! / Ed: Sir! It is very difficult for me to help you own your experience if you insist on communicating in a series of guttural moans! / Manny: Enunciate clearly towards the ear! / [[The bear has picked up the two and lowered...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison MONSTER: Gronnk skrarrr graggle! / ED: Sir! It is very difficult for me to help you own your experience if you insist on communicating in a series of guttural moans! / MANNY: Enunciate clearly towards the ear! / MONSTER: Snartgle argghhhh!!! / ED: What ho! / MANNY: This jazz is cracked! / <> / ED:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Manny and Ed are standing on the deck of a ferry]] / Ed: Manny! Please explain again why we are borne over the Irish Sea on a passenger ferry? / Manny: Ed, for the fifth time, we're fugitives! / With a 1:1 client to lawsuit ratio, we must flee! / Ed: Oh cruel fate, that a persistaent desire to help...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Ed: Manny! Please explain again why we are borne over the Irish sea on a passenger ferry. / Manny: Ed, for the fifth time, we're fugitives! / Manny: With a 1:1 client to lawsuit ratio, we must flee! / Ed: Oh cruel fate, that a persistent desire to help resulted only in heartache. / [[Driving a car]] / Manny:...
 
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Manny and Ed are standing at a house with a red door, in front of which is standing an older-looking green fellow, with a pipe and a gnarled cane]] / Ed: Cousin Seamus! / Seamus: Ehhhh, good to know you, boys. / Manny: Cousin Seamus, you look like a man who's just found his bunny partially digested by...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Manny and Ed are in front of a house with a red door, talking to a goblin, Seamus, wearing a green beard, a brown tunic and hat. Seamus holds a walking stick and a pipe. Manny is facing away from us, and Ed is clearly happy, and is holding his hat.]] / Ed: Cousin Seamus! / Seamus: Ehhh, good to know...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Manny is looking in the trunk of the car, while Ed and Seamus look on]] / Manny: Fortunately, Seamus, you are talking to two men with a profound understanding of problems and how to solve them! / Ed: Bring forth the forensic puppy! / Seamus: Now what's all this then? / [[Manny has produced a blue box...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Manny, legs protruding from the opened trunk of the car, is looking for something as Ed and Seamus, holding his walking stick, look on.]] / Manny: Fortunately, Seamus, you are talking to two men with a profound understanding of problems and how to solve them! / Ed: Bring forth the forensic puppy! / Seamus:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Ed and Manny are examining the wallet and its contents]] / Ed: What's the name inside the wallet, who is the theif? / Manny: A platinum card! Name of Mr T. Wogun! / [[Seamus has an angry yellow and orange starburst behind him]] / Seamus: The Wogun! / Ed: Ouch! Shouting! / Seamus: I worked with that rascal...
Scary Go Round, Crock o' Gold: January 13th [[Ed and Manny rifle through a black wallet.]] / Ed: What's the name inside the wallet, who is the thief? / Manny: A platinum card! Name of Mr T. Wogun! / [[Seamus starts hollerin'.]] / Seamus: THE WOGUN! / Ed: Ouch! Shouting! / Seamus: I worked with that rascal at Radio Cork in the 1980s, spinning the hits...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Ed, Manny and Seamus are driving along]] / Seamus: Now boys, I'm nervous about going to Dublin to confront The Wogun. / Ed: Justice must be done. / Seamus: He's a big shot now, got his own television show. / Plus he was pretty crazy jealous about me crock of gold. / Ed: Is he dangerous? / Seamus: Well,...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[In the car, driving past a lamb, are the three goblins. Ed is driving, Seamus has shotgun, and Manny is in the back seat.]] / Seamus: Now boys, I'm nervous about going to Dublin to confront the Wogun. / Ed: Justice must be done. / Seamus: He's a big shot now. Got his own television show. / Seamus: Plus...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Manny and Ed are dressed as Starsky and Hutch, standing at the reception desk of the tv station]] / Ed: Hello! We are to be guests on The Wogun Show! / Manny: You may recognize us as the big screen's Starsky and Hutch. / Manny: I am Ben Miller, and this is my associate Owen Pilchards. / Ed: My heart...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Ed and Manny are at a receptionist's desk, in costume. Ed has a blond, shaggy wig, and is wearing a white shirt with wide collars under an opened red jacket. Manny has a black, curly wig, and has his arms folded. He wears a blue trenchcoat, closed.]] / Ed: Hello! We are to be guests on The Wogun Show! / Manny:...
 
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Wogun is getting his hair done by a black beetle creature. Natalie Pixie stands to the side with a clipboard]] / Wogun: Ah, Natalie, isn't it? SO how are ye likin' work on The Wogun Show? / Natalie Pixie: It is exciting! I get to meet puffed up celebrities and see how ugly zey are in real life! / And...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[In the makeup room, Wogun is having his hair done by a Krakkagar and consulting with Natalie the pixie, who holds a red clipboard.]] / Wogun: Ah, Natalie isn't it? So how are ye likin' work on The Wogun Show? / Natalie Pixie: It is exciting! I get to meet puffed up celebrities and see how ugly zey are...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Her from Ze Cranberries is singing a song]] / Her from Ze Cranberries: When the ghost gun babies shoot their dolls / Then they shoot their moms / Then they let off the bombs. / [[Wogun, sitting in a chair]] / Wogun: Her from The Cranberries there, still ploughing that same rich furrow. / [[Wogun introducing...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Her from The Cranberries is singing. A furry brown thing is backing her on a blue electric guitar.]] / Her from The Cranberries: When the ghost gun babies shoot their dolls / Her from The Cranberries: Then they shoot their moms / Her from The Cranberries: Then they let off bombs / [[Wogun is sitting...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Seamus continues interrogating the Wogun while Natalie Pixie summons help from backstage]] / Seamus: Where's me crock? I know you got it! Tell me! / Natalie Pixie: Oh my God! Ze Wogun's been cudgelled! / Security! Set about those men immediately! / [[Ed, Manny and Seamus, no longer wearing their costumes,...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[On stage, the disguised Seamus continues his attack on the dazed Wogun, as disguised Ed looks on. Backstage, Natalie Pixie urges arrivals to assist the Wogun.]] / Seamus: Where's me crock? I know you got it! Tell me! / Natalie Pixie: Oh my god! Ze Wogun's been cudgelled! / Natalie Pixie: Security! Set...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Ed is flying through the night, while Manny holds on to him and Seamus holds on to Manny]] / Ed: Manny, my arms are tried. Our night flight is losing altitude. / Manny: I hear the sounds of gaeity! Let's set down and lift our spirits. / [[They make their way past a banner reading "Beer Festival"]] / [[It...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Manny, my arms are tired. Our night flight is losing attitude. / I hear the sounds of gaiety! Let's set down and lift our spirits. / I will have a pint of Old Knobbly, and my friends will have a mug each of Ploughman's Wink.
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[The number 20 with "Coke" to the left, above a picture of a child with blue eyes]] / [[Chapter title: "The Child"]]
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Blurry close-up of the face of a small child]] / [[Top left: 20]] / [[Top right: Coke]] / [[Bottom: THE CHILD]]
 
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[The Lady stands behind The Child with her hands on his shoulders]] / The Lady: Go, child, tell the people in the town the news. Our news. / [[The Lady watches through a window as The Child walks off]] / [[The Child walks toward a sign reading "Tackleford 3"]] / [[The Child approaches Sarah and tugs...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[The outskirts of Tackleford]] / Mysterious Woman: Go, child, go, tell the people in the town the news. Our news. / / The Child: Things are going to change.
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[The front page of the newspaper the "Tackleford Cormorant - Strictly Local since 1972" No 1,067, Tuesday, 25th January 2005, 11,098 (Jan-June 2004). The other header reads "Your 7 Day TV Guide, Pages 34, 4 & 12"]] / [[The front headline reads: "CHILD: THINGS ARE GOING TO CHANGE" Underneath is a picture...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[newspaper frontpage]] / Title: TACKLEFORD Cormorant Strictly Local since 1972 / Edition info: No 1,067 Tuesday, 25th January, 2005 11,098(Jan-June 2004) / Corner: Your 7 DAY TV Guide Pages 34, 4 & 12 / Headline: CHILD: THINGS ARE GOING TO CHANGE by Declan Campion / Body: The arrival of a sexless, inscrutable...
Scary Go Round Fallon: Shelley, are you all right? / Shelley: [[taking off coat]] No! I've been sacked for gross misconduct. / Shelley: [[against swirly background with dolphins and rainbows]] And right at the dawning of the age of Aquarius! / [[At a table]] / Fallon: Does it have something to do with the interview...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Shelley is taking off her coat while talking to Fallon.]] / Fallon: Shelley, are you all right? / Shelley: No! I've been sacked for gross misconduct. / [[The background becomes dolphins, rainbows and greek temples.]] / Shelley: And right at the dawning of the age of Aquarius! / [[The two are sitting,...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Milford and Sarah are walking into class]] / Milford: So Sarah, you were the first to see this creepy kid? Was he oozing slime/pus? / Me and The Boy have a bet. / [[Milford is giving the thumbs up behind Sarah's back, with a +20 in front]] / Sarah: Shut your face, Milford. I wish I'd never told anyone....
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Milford: So Sarah, you were the first to see this creepy kid? Was he oozing slime/pus? Me and The Boy have a bet. / Sarah: Shut your face, Milford, I wish I'd never told anyone. No. He was just a bald thing. / Milford: She says he oozed like the outlet pipe on a bad factory! / Milford: Hey, are you...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Milford and The Boy are eating lunch outside]] / Milford: What happened to that girl you liked, The Boy? / I haven't seen you staring out of the window recently. / And it's been at least a month since I've seen you pinching yourself in the arm to keep the tears in. / The Boy: I hate you, Milford. / The...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Milford: What happened to that girl you liked, The Boy? I haven't seen you staring out of the window recently. And it's been at least a month since I've seen you punching yourself in the arm to keep the tears in. / The Boy: I hate you, Milford. / The Boy: The heart's a tyrant, but it tires. Not that...
 
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Erin is talking to some girl]] / Some Girl: Someone's waving at you, Erin. / Erin: It's my sister, I'd better go. See you tomorrow. / [[Shelley is standing next to a red car]] / Shelley: I'm here to pick you up in style! I hope you like the classy life. / Shelley: Do you want to go and do sister things?...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Girl: Someone's waving at you, Erin. / Erin: It's my sister, I'd better go. See you tomorrow. / Shelley: I'm here to pick you up in style! I hope you like the classy life. / Shelley: Do you want to go and do sister things? We can have an afternoon of beauty. / Shelley: Things that are fun. / Erin: I think...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Voiceover: In a world where ice cap retreat leaves puffins stranded on rocky outcrops... / Voiceover: Where dangerous internet predators wait for your children on street cornders with WAP phones / Voiceover: Where foreign wars keep the media from pressing domestic issues... / Voiceover: It's good...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Commercial: In a world where ice cap retreat leaves puffins stranded on rocky outcrops... / Commercial: Where dangerous internet predators wait for you children on street corners with wap phones / [[Background of TV commercial is now a map, with such countries as Gwen and Distractistan (capital Kaput)]] / Commercial:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison The Boy: Life is a brute, Milford. It giveth, it taketh away. / For a minute you can hold something beautiful in your hand... / Milford: The next, store security is marching you to the manager's office and calling the police. / The Boy: You know that's not what I meant, Milford. / Milford: You spend too...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Life is a brute, Milford. It giveth, it taketh away. / For a minute you can hold something beautiful in your hand... / The next, store security is marching you to the manager's office and calling the police. / You know that's not what I meant, Milford. / You spend too much time thinking, the boy. / You'd...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Milford: I reckon Dark Esther like you, The Boy. Did you see? She smiled. / The Boy: I know. that was weird. / The Boy: It looked like the sort of the Nostradamus would have predicted. / A big black rip opening up in the blackness of space. / The Boy: Poor Dark Esther. With her little lace gloves, she's...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Milford: I reckon dark Esther likes you, The Boy. Did you see? She smiled. / The Boy: I know. That was weird. / The Boy: It looked like the sort of thing Nostradamus would have predicted. A big rip opening up in the blackness of space. / The Boy: Poor dark Esther. With her little lace gloves, she's...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Esther: My Marilyn Manson fanclub letter! / Oooh. A badge that says "[[blacked out]] [[blacked out]] Jesus [[blacked out]] [[blacked out]]" / That's like, 20% ruder than anything, ever. / Esther: What dark edicts do you have for me in 2005, Mr Manson? / Marilyn Manson's Letter: Dear Friends, / what a...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Esther De Groot rips open an envelope to reveal a white sheet and a smaller red piece of paper. In her hand is a badge.]] / Esther De Groot: My Marilyn Manson fanclub letter! / Esther De Groot: Oooh. A badge that says "[[blacked out]] [[blacked out]]" Jesus [[blacked out]] [[blacked out]]" / Esther De...
 

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