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Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Ryan: We find ourselves with a thorny problem, people. / Amy: We all know that the Minotaur is going to go buck wild any day now. / Guy: But people love the Minotaur... and they love us! / The other guy: Maybe we could make it... disappear. / Guy: How? / Other guy: Um... paint it the same colour as the background? / Amy:...
Scary Go Round 20060322 Tim: We find ourselves with a thorny problem, people. / Amy: We all know that the Minotaur is going to go buck wild any day now. / Advisor 1: But people love the Minotaur... and they love us! / Grimes (Advisor 2): Maybe we could make it... disappear. / Advisor 1: How? / Grimes (Advisor 2): Um... paint it...
Scary Go Round 20060322 Tim: We find ourselves with a thorny problem, people. / Amy: We all know that the Minotaur is going to go buck wild any day now. / Advisor 1: But people love the Minotaur... and they love us! / Grimes (Advisor 2): Maybe we could make it... disappear. / Advisor 1: How? / Grimes (Advisor 2): Um... paint it...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Amy: Mr. Ambassador, I'd like to introduce you to our most tireless public servant, the minotaur. / Ambassador: I have heard of this beast. Word has it he removes grafitti and helps young mums. / {{background: RED RED RED ...}} / Minotaur: GROONNNNNNK / Ambassador: This is worrying. I have concerns. / [[minotaur...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Newspaper article]] / TWIN TOWN REP CHARGRILLS OUR LOCAL HERO / Minotaur no more; candle-lit vigil enters it's second meaningless day / by Mike Savage / People are gathering across Tackleford to mourn the passing of the town minotaur in what town officials describe as an "international incident" / A meeting...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison TWIN TOWN REP CHARGRILLS OUR LOCAL HERO / Minotaur no more; candle-lit vigil enters its second meaningless day / by Mike Savage / People are gathering across Tackleford to mourn the passing of the town minotaur in what town officials describe as an "international incident." / A meeting between representatives...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Shelley: Oh moon, oh troublesome orb. Staring at the Earth with envious eye. Wishin' it was wet, for it's parlously dry. / Ryan: Shelley, what's your problem with the moon? / Amy: She's obsessed with it. / Amy: When we shared a house, many was the night that Shelley would draw the curtains on her...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Shelley sits at her window, gazing solemnly out at the moon.]] / Shelley: Oh moon, oh troublesome orb. / Shelley: Staring at the earth with envious eye. / Shelley: Wishin' it was wet, for it's parlously dry. / [[Ryan and Amy are sitting on a couch, inside.]] / Ryan: Shelley, what's your problem with the...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Ernest approaches Shelley at the bar.]] / Ernest: Heard ye talkin of the moon, young lady. T'has allus been a fascination of mine. / Shelley: _Really?_ / [[Shelley faces him, clutching a trio of empty bottles.]] / Ernest: Aye. The sailor is dogged by that globe all night while at sea. / Ernest: Would...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[At the bar]] / Old Sailor: Heard ye talkin of the moon, young lady. T'has allus been a fascination of mine. / Shelley: Really? / Old Sailor: Aye. The sailor is dogged by that globe all night while at sea. / Old Sailor: Would ye like to see m'telescope? / Shelley: [[winking]] Is that an innuendo left...
 
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Shelley leans over Mike's desk as he types wearily.]] / Shelley: Mike, Mike, I've done it. I've made the discovery that'll catapult us into the big leagues. / Mike: Really? / [[Back at Shelley's desk.]] / Shelley: I've decoded one of the mysteries of the ancient world. / Shelley: You might want to steady...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[At the office]] / Shelley: Mike, Mike, I've done it. I've made the discovery that'll catapult us into the big leagues. / Mike: Really? / Shelley: I've decoded one of the mysteries of the ancient world. / Shelley: You might want to steady yourself before I show you. / [[Using images on her computer screen,...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Shelley: [[Peering through telescope]] Now I look at it, the moon seems peaceful. / Shelley: I can't see any evidence of malevolent space-plans. / Old Sailor: The moon keeps its secrets well, young lady. / Old Sailor: But one night as I stared at its surface, I swear I saw moon men. / Shelley: Ernest,...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Looking through a telescope]] / Shelley: Now I look at it, the moon seems so peaceful. I can't see any evidence of malevolent space plans. / Ernest: The moon keeps its secrets well, young lady. / Ernest: But one night as I stared at its surface, I swear I saw moon men. / Shelley: Ernest, I'm excitable...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Ryan: ...I say chase your dream, Shel. If that means maybe getting into NASA or inventin' moon glider, than [sic] so be it. / Shelly: Yes... yes... moon gliders... hmm... / Amy: Hmm yes yes or you could ride a lollipop to Jupiter. You blithering fool. / Amy: Should we be encouraging her? / Ryan: Hell,...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Ryan: ...I say chase your dream, Shel. / Ryan: If that means maybe getting into NASA or inventin' a moon glider than so be it. / Shelly: Yes... Yes... Moon gliders... Hmm... / Amy: Hmm yes yes or you could ride a lollipop to Jupiter. You blithering fool. / Amy: Should we be encouraging her? / Ryan:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Receptionist: Good evening and welcome to Eisegesis, sir, how may I help you? / Ryan: I'm here for some super-nat'ral assistance with matters of a life after death nature. / Receptionist: Just fill out the form, sir. Someone will be with you in a few minutes. / Ryan: Oh OK, OK. / Ryan: Man, Ralph, it's...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Vella: GOOD EVENING AND WELCOME TO EISEGESIS, SIR, HOW MAY I HELP YOU? / Ryan: I'M HERE FOR SOME SUPER-NAT'RAL ASSISTANCE WITH MATTERS OF A LIFE AFTER DEATH NATURE. / Vella: JUST FILL OUT THE FORM, SIR. SOMEONE WILL BE WITH YOU IN A FEW MINUTES. / Ryan: OH OK, OK. / Ryan: MAN, RALPH, IT'S REAL PROFESSIONAL...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Ian: Hello, Ryan, I'm Ian, your independent necromatical advisor. Would you like to come through? / Ian: So how can I help? / Ryan: I guess I'll just lay it all on the line. / Ryan: I was with a sweet lady name of Natalie. It was good times. Smiles, laughs, etc. Balloons! / Ryan: But then my crazy...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Ian: HELLO RYAN, I'M IAN, YOUR INDEPENDENT NECROMATICAL ADVISOR. / Ian: WOULD YOU LIKE TO COME THROUGH? / Ian: SO HOW CAN I HELP? / Ryan: I GUESS I'LL JUST LAY IT ALL ON THE LINE. / Ryan (narrating): I WAS WITH A SWEET LADY NAME OF NATALIE. IT WAS GOOD TIMES. / Ryan (narrating): SMILES, LAUGHS, ETC. / Ryan...
 
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Ryan and Ian the necromantical advisor sit at a desk in Ian's office. Behind Ryan is a bookshelf filled with skulls.]] / Ian: Ryan, you'll be pleased to hear that we can offer you a number of products to help you contact the late Natalie. / [[Ian hands Ryan some brochures.]] / Ian: For E250 we can offer...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Dapper bald man with goatee, thick square glasses, green eyes and slight otherworldly appearance sits at desk.]] / Man: Ryan, you'll be pleased to hear that we can offer you a number of products to help you contact the late Natalie. / Man: For $250 we can offer a basic seance. / Man: Think of it as...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Clinician: I'm Ashcroft, I'll be enabling your passage beyond the veil today. / Clinician: Please remove your shirt. / Ryan: Is this... going to hurt? / Clinician: Oh, only for a second. / Nurse: Please don't worry. We do this all the time. / Ryan: It is mildly worryin'. / [[Nurse preps Ryan]] / Ryan: When...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Ashcroft: I'M ASHCROFT. I'LL BE ENABLING YOUR PASSAGE BEYOND THE VEIL TODAY. / Ashcroft: PLEASE REMOVE YOUR SHIRT. / Ryan: IS THIS... GOING TO HURT? / Ashcroft: OH, ONLY FOR A SECOND. / Vella: PLEASE DON'T WORRY. WE DO THIS ALL THE TIME. / Ryan: IT IS MILDLY WORRYIN'. / Ryan: WHEN YOU DON'T KNOW EXACTLY...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Amy: Where's Ryan? We can't go in without giving him his ticket. / Shelly: Amy, I realise it is rock o'clock, but Ryan is a considerate boy. He wouldn't fail to turn up without a good reason. He could have fallen in the shower and broken his nutella. It happens! / Amy: Try phoning him again, ninj-ette. / Shelly:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Amy: WHERE'S RYAN? WE CAN'T GO IN WITHOUT GIVING HIM HIS TICKET. / Shelley: AMY, I REALISE IT IS ROCK O'CLOCK, BUT RYAN IS A CONSIDERATE BOY. HE WOULDN'T FAIL TO TURN UP WITHOUT A GOOD REASON. / Shelley: HE COULD HAVE FALLEN IN THE SHOWER AND BROKEN HIS NUTELLA. IT HAPPENS! / Amy: TRY PHONING HIM AGAIN,...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Amy: You know Shelley...We're lacking in generation defining characteristics! I feel we haven't made our mark on this green and pleasant land! / Amy: ...When they were our age our grandmothers were busy defining their generation in the factories making munitions and parodyable arm gestures! / Shelley:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Amy: YOU KNOW SHELLEY...WE'RE LACKING IN GENERATION DEFINING CHARACTERISTICS! / Amy: I FEEL WE HAVEN'T MADE OUR MARK ON THIS GREEN AND PLEASANT LAND! / Amy (narrating): ...WHEN THEY WERE OUR AGE OUR GRANDMOTHERS WERE BUSY DEFINING THEIR GENERATION IN THE FACTORIES MAKING MUNITIONS AND PARODYABLE ARM...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Shelly in bed looking unhappily at the moon]] / [[Shelly writing on a piece on paper]] / "Dear Moon and Moon Men, I know what you are doing, and I am telling you, I am not that kind of lady. Stop it. Crossly, Shelly." / [[She folds it into am airplane]] / [[She trows it and it hits the moon]] / Moon:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Shelley's letter: DEAR THE MOON AND MOON MEN, I KNOW WHAT YOU ARE DOING AND I AM TELLING YOU I AM NOT THAT KIND OF LADY. STOP IT. CROSSLY, SHE [[letter cut off by desk]] / Moon: OI! / Moon man: IT'S FROM SHELLEY! SHE'S MAD. / Moon: WE'LL SHOW HER! GET THIS DOWN: "DEAR PUNY MORTAL, WE HAVE BETTER THINGS...
 
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Walking into apartment]] / Shelly: I'm back, Amy! Are you ready to... / [[The apartment is full of naked men]] / Shelly: Amy! Naked men! Livingroom! / Amy: Relax! I just wanted to do a project. / Shelly: So paint a bowl of fruit! / Amy: But I'm tired of labouring over a canvas for hours. Photography...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Shelley: I'M BACK, AMY! / Shelley: ARE YOU READ TO... / Shelley: AMY! NAKED MEN! LIVING ROOM! / Amy: RELAX! I JUST WANTED TO DO AN ART PROJECT. / Shelley: SO PAINT A BOWL OF FRUIT! / Amy: BUT I'M TIRED OF LABOURING OVER A CANVAS FOR HOURS. PHOTOGRAPHY IS MORE MY SPEED. POINT! CLICK! BAM! / Shelley: NAKED...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Amy: I TOTALLY FEEL LIKE A HAG SHELLEY! / Shelley: YOU ARE SOOOOOO NOT A HAG AMY!!! / Amy: LIKE, I KNOW! I AM TOTALLY ADORABLE! / Amy: OMIGOD SHELLEY! YOU ARE DRIVING ON THE WRONG SIDE OF THE CAR...AND THE ROAD! / Shelley: OMIGOD I AM! / Shelley: I AM SUCH A SILLY GIRL! / Amy: OOH SHELLEY, A DEAD...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Amy: I totally feel like a hag Shelley! / Shelley: You are soooooo not a hag Amy!!! / Amy: Like, I know! I am totally adorable! / Amy: Omigod Shelley! You are driving on the wrong side of the car...And the road! / Shelley: Omigod I am! / Shelley: I am such a silly girl! / Amy: Ooh Shelley, a dead...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Esther de Groot's Top Ten Awesome Ways To Die: 2006 Edition / 10. Improperly pasteurizing goat blood in a "pagan" sacrifice ritual. / 9. Blowing raspberries at the undead without proper flat shoes for running. / 8. One year without Danzig!!! ROFLS!!! / 7. Forcing oneself to read the entire archive...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Esther de Groot's Top Ten Awesome Way's to Die: 2006 Edition / 10. Improperly Pasteurizing goat blood in a "pagan" sacrifice ritual. / 9. Blowing raspberries at the undead without proper flat shoes for running. / 8. One year without Danzig!!! ROFLS!!! / 7. Forcing oneself to read the entire archive of XXXXXXXXXXX....
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Narrator: Great Britian, Capital of the United kingdom / John: At last! I've done it! / Shelly: Wh.. Who *are* you? Why am I all goopy? / John: Shelly, I am The Englishman. I created you with my mind and now I've brought you to life with machine. / Shelly: My whole life... is the invention of a *man*? / John:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Narrator: Great Britian: Capitol of the United Kingdom / The Englishman: At last! I've done it! / Shelley: Wh... Who are you? Why am I all goopy? / The Englishman: Shelley, I am The Englishman! I created you with my mind and now I've brought you to life with machine! / Shelley: My whole life... is the...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Ryan: Oh Holy Dang, I'm dead. / They're runnin' my blood through some ole greaser to stop me from fallin' to bits. / I don't want no greaser germs! / Ryan: Keep it together, keep it together. / So long as they're keepin' your body goin', you're okay. / Ryan: It's like suspended animation. / But usin' a...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Ryan: Oh holy dang, I'm dead. They're runnin' my blood through some ole greaser to stop me from fallin' to bits. I don't want no greaser germs! / Ryan: Keep it together, keep it together. So long as they're keepin' your body goin', you're okay. / Ryan: It's like suspended animation. But usin' a guy...
 
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Frame 1 / Ryan : Aw hell, bucket, how am I ever goin' to find Natalie? / Frame 2 / Ryan : People are dyin' every day, there must be trillions of dead folks. / Ryan : Why couldn't I just leave well enough alone? / Frame 3 / Ryan : Wait! Children and animals can see ghosts! / Ryan : They can help! / Child...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Ryan: Aw hell, bucket. How am I ever goin' to find Natalie? / Ryan: People are dyin' every day. There must be trillions of dead folks. Why couldn't I just leave well enough alone? / Ryan: Wait! Children and animals can see ghosts! They can help! / Child #1: I get you, I get you / Child #2: Thrrrp prrrt / Ryan:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison SHELLEY: How come you have a key for Ryan's flat and I don't? I'm the respectable one! / AMY: Maybe he didn't want to come home and find doilies under everything again. / SHELLEY: The doilies were a one-off, Amy. I was hoodwinked by chintz nouveau. / SHELLEY: Has his bed been slept in? / AMY:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Shelley: How come you have a key for Ryan's flat and I don't? I'm the respectable one! / Amy: Maybe he didn't want to come home and find doilies under everything again. / Shelley: The doilies were a one-off, Amy. I was hoodwinked by chintz nouveau. / Shelley: Has his bed been slept in? / Amy: I don't...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Ryan, with red bucket, approaches cablecar]] / Ryan; Hoverin' between life and death has opened my eyes to all sorts'a things / Ryan; F'rinstance I never noticed that Tackleford had a cablecar system with big ol skulls on it. / Bucket; The cablecar system provides access to the local "Land of the Dead,...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Hoverin' between life and death has opened my eyes to all sorts'a things. / F'rinstance I never noticed that Tackleford had a cablecar system with big ol skulls on it. / The cablecar system provides access to the local "Land of the Dead," a waiting area for restless spirits. / This bucket is fancy! It's...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[In a cablecar in the Land of the Dead]] / Ryan: Tell all, bucket. Looks like we got some serious sittin' time. / Bucket: The Land of the Dead is an ever expanding community of souls yet to pass into "Heaven" or "Hell". / Ryan: I should've figured the after life wasn't just a miasma. / Ryan: People...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Ryan: Tell all, bucket. Looks like we got some serious sittin' time. / Bucket: The land of the dead is an ever expanding community of souls yet to pass into "heaven" or "hell". / Ryan: I should've figured the after life wasn't just a miasma. / Ryan: People are like ants, we're doin' creatures. Getting...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Riley: My brother's missing? He's probably just sleeping off a big one somewhere. / Shelley: But he was meant to meet us last night, Riley. A night of songs and smiles! But he never showed up. / Riley: Well, that is sort of worrying. Ryan's always liked... songs and smiles. After all, who doesn't? / Riley:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Riley: My brother's missing? / He's probably just sleeping off a big one somewhere. / Shelley: But he was meant to meet us last night, Riley. / A night of songs and smiles! But he never showed up! / Riley: Well, that is sort of worrying. Ryan's always liked... songs and smiles. / After all, who doesn't? / Riley:...
 
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Dead old lady #1: Look at 'im. Poor thing, gone so young. / D.O.L. #2: Must'a been drugs, s'always drugs these days. / D.O.L. #3: Give 'im a break, e's maybe just toppled to his death from a high window. / Ryan: Aw ladies, don't fret, I'm just visitin' for a day. / D.O.L. #2: E's visitin'. / D.O.L. #1:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Old Lady In Yellow: Look at 'im. Poor thing, gone so young. / Old Lady In Purple: Must'a been the drugs, s'always drugs these days. / Old Lady in Blue: Give 'im a break, e's maybe just toppled to his death from a high window. / Ryan: Aw ladies, don't fret, I'm just visitin' for a day. / Lady in Purple:...
Ryan finds an ally in the underworld, Mr Pardew Old guy: Tell Doris to keep an eye on Little Willie. / Old lady flying through air: Woop! / Old lady 2: .. Eddie the Budgie.. / Mr Pardew: I'll have you out of there, Ryan. / Ryan: Mr Pardew! / Mr Pardew: What were you thinking, inciting a grey scrum?... / I thought I taught you better than that. / Old...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Old Person: Tell Doris to keep an eye on Little Willie. / Old Person 2: Woop! / Old Person 3: ...Eddie the Budgie... / Mr Pardew: I'll have you out of there, Ryan. / Ryan: Mr Pardew! / Mr Pardew: What were you thinking, inciting a grey scrum? / I thought I taught you better than that. / Old People: Blerr......
Mr Pardew is familiar with Natalie's work.. Mr Pardew: So you went young, Beckwith. Wish I could say I was surprised. / Ryan: Aw dang, lost my bucket. / Ryan: No sir, I'm here on a day pass.... / You'd be pleased with me, I got a job and I'm cuttin' my lungs and liver some slack. / Ryan: I just wanted to see if my lady was peaceful in the afterlife.... / She...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Mr Pardew: So you went young, Beckwith. Wish I could say I was surprised. / Ryan: Aw dang, I lost my bucket. / Ryan: No sir, I'm here on a day pass. / You'd be pleased with me, I got a job and I'm cuttin' my lungs and liver some slack. / Ryan: I just wanted to see if my lady was peaceful in the afterlife. / She...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Drinking buddy: Ryan? We never see him, do we, Mickey? / Mickey: Nah, spends all 'is time with his real mates... _Michelle and Aylee_. / Shell: uh yes yes I see / Mickey:They've chanhed 'im. Got 'im more interested in flower arrangin' than avin' a good time. / Mickey: Say, are you doing anything tonight? / Shell:...
Scary Go Round 20060428 Barfly: Ryan? We never see him, do we Mickey? / Mickey: Nah, spends all 'is time with 'is real mates... Michelle and Aylee. / Shelley: Hm yes yes I see / Mickey: They've changed 'im. Got 'im more interested in flower arrangin' than avin' a good time. / Mickey: Say, are you doing anything tomorrow night? / Shelley:...
Scary Go Round 20060428 Barfly: Ryan? We never see him, do we Mickey? / Mickey: Nah, spends all 'is time with 'is real mates... Michelle and Aylee. / Shelley: Hm yes yes I see / Mickey: They've changed 'im. Got 'im more interested in flower arrangin' than avin' a good time. / Mickey: Say, are you doing anything tomorrow night? / Shelley:...
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