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Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Shelley: When did the vogue for giving things names end? / Amy: What... are you talking about? / Shelley: Well, New York was "The Big Apple", it was so full of promise. / And the "Great War", and the "Roaring '20s". / Amy: Thrills. / Shelley: Yet here we are being fired through the sky in a space-tube...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Shelley: What's the porter's problem? / Amy: I did a bad thing. I didn't have any money in my pocket to tip him so I just gave him what I had. / Shelley: What was that? / Amy: Two playing cards and a condom. / Shelly: Amy that is scandalous! / Amy: I though they might act as... barter... / Shelley: We...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[AMY and SHELLEY are in a hotel room. The porter is storming out]] / SHELLEY: What's the porter's problem? / AMY: I did a bad thing. / I didn't have any money in my pocket to tip him so I just gave him what I had. / SHELLEY: What was that? / AMY: Two playing cards and a condom. / SHELLEY: Amy...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Shelley: Cheer up chicken! I'm sure the porter didn't put a bad curse on you. / Enjoy the sights and smells of sofia! / Amy: I'll try. Until a piano falls on me and squashes me flat. / Shelley: Let me get a book about bad juju. I'll read it and put yout mind at rest later. / Shelley: In the meantime,...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Shelley: Feel the ambience of the underground Sofia! / Amy: These guys are hard as nails! The night starts with ambience and ends with ambulance. / Look at that guy! He's just a big square! / Bulgarian Guy: Ah, Hristo, yes. He was flattened by the communism. / Shelley: Amy! Now see what you've done! / Bulgarian...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Shelley: Feel the ambience of underground Sofia! / Amy: These guys are hard as nails! The night starts with ambience and ends with ambulance! Look at that guy! He's just a big square! / Blue-Shirted Bulgarian Chap: Ah, Hristo, yes. Was flattened by The Communism / Shelley: Amy! Now see what you've done! / Blue-Shirted...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Shelley: Hristo was a good egg. / He didn't try any funny business either / Amy: But bein' one molecule thick, he risked bein' torn to shreds in our indignation. / Shelley: Such rages! So, have you forgotten about your curse? / Amy: I had. Now I've remembered. / Shelley: What's the worst that can happen? / Shelley:...
 
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Shelley: The demond drink has dried me out! I am arid! / <> / Shelley: Aiiieieeeee!! / [[There is a small vampire behind her]] / [[Amy is on the other side of the bathroom door]] / Amy: Why are you shrieking? / Shelley: Problems! / Amy: How bad are the problems? / Shelley: BAD! / [[Shelley...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Amy: Is it a spider? Catch it under a bin or a bucket! / Shelley: Ot's sim'lar to a spider! / Amy: All right, let's- What in <<>> name is that? / Shelley: Hold down the bucket! I'm going to wrap it up in a sheet like a bad cat. / <> / Amy: I think...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Amy: What do we do with a small vampire? / Shelley: He's got a lot of wrigglin' energy! / Amy: Maybe we could use him to power an eco-friendly lightbulb. / Shelley: He'd just bite through the wires with his pointy mouth. He wouldn't pass saftey examinations. / Shelley: If we want to use supernatural...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Shelley: There's a fat vampire trying to chew his way in through the window! What do we do? / Amy: I don't know! / Amy: What do people do in horror films? / Shelley: I don't watch horror films! I'm strictly arthouse! / Shelley: Maybe he wants his baby back! / Amy: It's not an animal, Shelley, it's a fanged...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Shelley: I can't see any vampires, it must have been a localised incur-sion. / Amy: They're pouncers. Don't let them pounce. / Amy: Excuse me, there's an intruder in our room. / He's very pointy. I think he's high on the drugs. / Amy: SHELLEY! / Desk Clerk Being Savaged By Small Vampires: K- / K- / K- / Shelley:...
 
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Shelley and Amy are being menaced by vampires]] / Shelley: Stab 'em through the heart with your pencil! / Amy: What if I get bitten? / Shelley: Try to manifest r-r-righteous indign-n-nation. / [[The two are running down a hall]] / Shelley: I've been afflicted with a virus! / The symptoms are cowardice...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Shelley: Ames, we have to turn a loss into a win. / And if we can save all the people in the hotel, we can reverse your bad karma. / Amy: I'm...having...an idea! / Amy: The nun is the natural enemy of the vampire. / Shelley: Amy, you give to give up your nun dreams. / Amy: I'm keeping this dream alive,...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Amy: Sneakin' sneakin' / Shelley: Someone's smokin', Lord, Kum-by-yah... / They don't seem interested in us! Your plan is working! / Bulgarian Vampire Slayers [[Speaking Bulgarian]]: / Shelley and Amy: ? / Shelley: Should we go back and help? They looked...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Shelley: Well, this holiday certainly became a lot more pleasant once we escaped death. / Amy: Getting cursed wasn't so bad. / There was some mild inconvienence, but bad juju isn't all is cracked up to be. / Shelley: Am, dozens of people will hurt or eaten by vampires because of your thoughtlessness! / Amy:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Amy: So Shel, are we friends again? Like we were? / Shelley: Yes, I think so. The nude man fiasco is forgiven. / Just promise to choose men more carefully in future. / Amy: I'll try, mother. / Shelley: Stalwart individuals! Young clergy! Men of hoy! / Amy: Do you want to go straight home? / Shelley: Can...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Shelley is unloading bags from the luggage carousel at the airport]] / Amy: So Shel, are we friends again? Like we were? / Shelley: Yes, I think so. The nude man fiasco is forgiven. Just promise to choose men more carefully in future. / [[Amy rolls her eyes as she walks behind a somewhat-smug Shelley]] / Amy:...
 
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Tim speaks at a polical ralley. Riley, The Boy, and Ryan are in the background]] / Tim: Murder is on the up, fear is on the up! The city is sick! When a patient is sick, it needs science! And that is what I can provide! / The Boy: Jonesy's on fire! He'll have the mayor licked! / Riley: I'm not worried...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Shelley and the mayor are working on the mayor's political campaign]] / Mayor: This is hopeless / Shelley: Mr Mayor, we're operating from a position of strength! We're in office! / [[The mayor looks out the window]] / Mayor: So you think we should take up arms and make them come in and get us? / [[Shelley...
April 13, 2005 [[Wanda is standing in front of Progressive Party posters with dolphins and bunnies. The podium says "Progressive Mayor 05"]] / Wanda Prune: Are you going to San Francisco? Be sure to wear some flowers in your hair. And pay more tax! It's your duty. I, Wanda Prune, pledge to include at least one...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Shelley and Elaine Wu are sat on the couch of a morning chat show]] / Presenter: Today on the show we have campaign advisors for the leading parties, Shelley Winters and Elaine Wu. / Presenter: Elaine, how do you see things going so far? / Elaine: I think it was an excellent, civilised campaign until...
April 14, 2005 Talk-show host: Today on the show we have campaign advisors for the leading parties, Shelley Winters and Elaine Wu. Elaine, how do you see things going so far? / Elaine: I think it was an excellent, civilised campaign until Mayor Mayor unveiled his ridiculous "monorail". / Shelley: Well, I hope that...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Riley and Tim are sitting in bed. Riley's reading the paper and Tim is eating cereal, shirtless.]] / Riley: Tim, polls have you down in third place behind Mayor Mayor and Bentley Quorn. We need to pick up the pace. / Tim: Quorn appeals to people's worst instincts and the Mayor's got Shelley going for...
 
Scary Go Round 20050418 [[Newspaper with photo of Shelley having Elaine Wu in a headlock.]] / WINTERS vs WU WONKETTE WAR / Mayoral aide goes beserk on national TV / by P. Crimminy Kite / Mayor's assistant Shelley Winters physically attacked her opposite number Elaine Wu during a live TV broadcast on Sunday. / The debate between...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Ryan, Tim, and Hugo are chatting inside Hugo's sandwich shop]] / Hugo: Ryan, this election is causing extreme rage within my body. I grow tired of the lame ducks and fat cats before me. / Hugo: Now our friend has abandoned hope, we have to choose between snake oil salesmen and the incompetents. / Ryan:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Tim stands arms outstretched in front of a large red billboard. At the top it reads "ONE MAN ONE GOAL ONE VISION," below that "The candidate who is neither an idiot nor a jerk to people." A picture of Hugo is on the left, and at the right it reads "Hates poverty Likes jobs Skilled & generous lover."...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Tim Jones stands before a big sign for Hugo Rodriguez' mayoral campaign. The poster shows Hugo in black, looking over his shoulder. The background of the poster, and the typeface seems reminiscent of that used in old Soviet propaganda. The sign reads: "ONE MAN ONE GOAL ONE VISION / THE CANDIDATE WHO...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Ryan Beckwith and The Boy are preparing to go hang fliers for Hugo Rodriguez' mayoral campaign.]] / Ryan Beckwith: I'll take Spencer Street, you do Coppy Close and Quack Lane. / [[The Boy comes across Erin Winters. Her hair is darker than before, darker than her sister's.]] / Erin Winters: Hello there,...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Evil Headquarters: a grey mountain against a red sky, the pounding-fist flag of the Evil Party flying in the wind. Bentley Quorn is ranting, arms stretched above his head.]] / Bentley Quorn: THIS IS UNACCEPTABLE, ELAINE! / [[Quorn's angry gesticulating has knocked a strand of his combover loose.]]...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Elain Wu and Bentley Quorn are in some sort of viewing room with huge plate glass windows. The room is probably attached to others, and it is bolted into the side of a mountain. The structure is flying the flag of the Evil party. Quorn is gesticulating wildly, and Wu is, uh, primping her hair. The...
 
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison "Mr. Smith": Do you have the money? / Elaine Wu: Five thousand, as agreed. / "Mr. Smith": You understand that there's no going back? / Elaine Wu: The Evil Party does not make mistakes, "Mr. Smith". / Announcer: Here he is! Because you love your city, because you love freedom, your next mayor HUGO RODRIGUEZ! / Hugo...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[At Hugo Rodriguez' rally, everybody has donned red badges with a huge "H" on them. Hugo is winking and chatting with a woman in a gray jacket with her hair in a bun. She is holding a tray of pastries to Hugo. In the foreground is a filled punch bowl on a table.]] / Hugo Rodriguez: Yo, much gratitude...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[The panels consist of a newscast. The reporter who earlier interviewed Hugo Rodriguez is standing and anchoring the newscast. The chyron is displaying two lines: "TACKLEFORD CRISIS" and "Hot apple sauce spells near death for ..."]] / Reporter: Tackleford mayoral race favorite Hugo Rodriguez is clinging...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[On the set of Tackleford's morning talk show.]] / Host: A candidate attacked and out of the race, is the election in crisis? Bentley Quorn? / [[Bentley Quorn and Tim Jones are sitting next to each other on separate chairs. Tim is holding a breadbox-sized metal object.]] / Bentley Quorn: People mustn't...
Scary Go Round 20050502 [[Hugo giving an address with his face completely bandaged. Tim and Riley in background]] / Hugo: Friends of democracy! I am sure you can see with your eyes that I am in no fit state to govern. You have to understand, it is crazy like an abbatoir behind this mask. So I will return in 2009! Older, fatter,...
 

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