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Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Tim sits by his failed robot invention.]] / The Boy: Come on, Tim. It might be okay. Whatever the professor has invented can't be that impressive. / [[Professor Davies holds up a small vial of pink liquid.]] / Davies: Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, I present: VIT-RX! A mixture of scrapyard fungi,...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison The Boy: Come on Tim, it might be okay. Whatever the Professor has invented can't be that impressive. / Professor Davies: Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, I present: VIT-RX / Professor Davies: A mixture of scrapyard fungi, rust-borne molds and naturally occuring brake fluid bacilli! / <> / [[Professor...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Riley talking with Tim, while The Boy fixes his tie in the background]] / Riley: You... lost? / Tim: I had a lot of bad luck. But his invention was just better. / [[Esther, holding her binoculars, walking and talking with Shelley, who is holding a steak over her eye, with Mike and Erin tagging along...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Riley: You... lost? / Tim: I had a lot of bad luck. But his invention was just better. / The Boy: It was my fault. Tim hurt himself because I wasn't paying attention. / Esther: He transformed himself into 400 lbs of pure muscle! / Shelley: Are you sure? Magnification can be confusing! / Mike: Isn't that...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Tim addresses a crowd from his podium, Professor Dai Davies to his left, Olaf in background]] / Tim: ...So for health reasons I will be stepping down as mayor of Tackleford. / My recently appointed deputy, Dai Davies, will take over the office for the remainder of my term. / Any questions? / [[In the...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Tim: ... so for health reasons I will be stepping down as mayor of Tackleford. / Tim: My recently appointed deputy, Dai Davies, will take over the office for the remainder of my term. / Tim: Any questions? / Amy: Pssst! I know what you did to Shelley, Elaine! / Amy: You won't get away with it! / Elaine:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Mike sitting at his desk, hanging the phone up. Shelley is sitting on his desk, all bandaged up.]] / Mike: Paula wants to see us in her office. / Shelley: Mike, I have a nose for the facts and truth. / Shelley: And I feel within momens we will be hoisted shoulder high for our journalistic savvy. / Shelley:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Mike: Paula wants to see us in her office. / Shelley: Mike, I have a nose for the facts and truth. And I feel within moments we will be hoisted shoulder high for our journalistic savvy. Also there will be handshakes, pay rises, brio and kudos. / [[In Paula's office]] / Shelley: What do you mean, you won't...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Amy: How was the jam fair? / Shelley: It was sugary enough. And fruity. / Shelley: But it couldn't take my mind off last week. / Shelley: I want to steal some of that professor's get-massive potion and mete out retributions. / Shelley: Just imagine! / Shelley: Amazonian hair. / Shelley: Five star gun show. / Shelley:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Amy: How as the jam fair? / Shelley: It was sugary enough. And fruity. But it couldn't take my mind off last week. I want to steal some of that professor's get-massive potion and mete out retributions. / [[Cut to scene of Amazon Shelley of massive proportions. Everyone stares.]] / Shelley's voiceover...
 
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Amy: Shelley, what's going on? / Shelley: Tim's gone, the house is empty! He must have done a runner in the night! It's a shockin' thing! / Ernest: Arr... Amy lass. Tim asked me to give you this. / Amy: Ernest! / Amy: Dear Amy, I have been exiled to Wales? This writing is awful. / Shelley:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Amy and Shelley are standing in front of Tim's house. There's a big sign partly blocked by Amy's body. It says AUCTION TODAY 3pm Sat June ... Statler & Sons Est...est 1965]] / Amy: Shelley, what's going on? / Shelley: Tim's gone, the house is empty! He must have done a runner in the night! It's...
Scary Go Round, by John Allison Erin Winters: Last day of school, The Boy! Are you ready for six weeks of buck wild fun? / The Boy: Anything's got to be better than this. / Erin Winters: Better than what? / Erin Winters: Oh wait, I remember. Listen, Dark Esther's been giving you the Skull Eye for a month and you haven't died. / The...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Erin and the Boy are outside the school.]] / Erin: Last day of school, the Boy! Are you ready for six weeks of buck wild fun? / The Boy: Anything's got to be better than this. / Erin: Better than what? / [[In the locker room, Esther gives the Boy the evil eye. Skulls surround her.]] / Erin: Oh...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Milford: I can't stand seeing you like this. I'm going to have a word with her. / The Boy: No! / The Boy: Don't say anything! / Milford: Paul Milford is a born diplomat. God gave me a silver tongue and I'm going to use it. / Milford: I'm here with a message from The Boy. He wants to make amends. / Dark...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Outside the school]] / Milford: I can't stand seeing you like this. I'm going to have a word with her. / The Boy: No! / The Boy: Don't say anything! / Milford: Paul Milford is a born diplomat. God gave me a silver tongue and I'm going to use it. / Milford: I'm here with a message from the Boy....
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Dream Beach! The Boy is sorrounded by Amy, Riley, Erin, Shelley, and Esther, all clad in swimsuits (Tupping liberty!).]] / The Boy: Girls, I don't really know the rules of beach volleyball. And how do I tell the teams apart? / Shelley: Shirts vs. Skins! / <> / [[The Boy's bedroom,...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[The Boy is on a beach in front of a volleyball net. Around him are Amy, Riley, Erin, Shelley, and Esther, wearing bathing suits. Esther is stripping down.]] / The Boy: Girls, I don't really know the rules of beach volleyball. And how do I tell the teams apart? / Shelley: Shirts vs. Skins! / {{pang...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Esther: Do you know where Tim is? / The Boy: N-no. / Esther: So he trusted you with his fate, but he didn't trust you with his forwarding address. / The Boy: That's my personal computer! It's personal! / Esther: You lie so much, The Boy. You're the lord of lies. / Esther: 23 Acacia Drive, Ton-Y-Penty,...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[The Boy puts on his shirt and sweater]] / Esther: Do you know where Tim is? / The Boy: N-no. / Esther: So he trusted you with his fate ,but he didn't trust you with his forwarding address. / [[Esther sits down at the Boy's computer]] / [[The Boy puts on his jeans] / Esther: You lie so much, the Boy....
 
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison The Boy: Esther, why do we have to go to Wales to tell Tim he was stiched up in the invent-off? / The Boy: They have telephones in Wales. They still have dials, but the system basically works and.... / Esther: Ugh, think about it The Boy / Esther: If you'd uprooted your life, a load of wishful...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Esther and the Boy are sneaking out of his house to find Tim in Wales.]] / The Boy: Esther, whydo we have to go to Wales to tell Tim he was stitched up in the invent-off? / The Boy: They have telephones in Wales. They still have dials, but the system basically works and... / Esther: Ugh, think about...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[The Boy and Dark Esther head for The Glorious People's Republic of Wales to convince Tim he was set up.]] / The Boy: If you had the camera phone all this time, why didn't you say something? / Dark Esther: I forgot about it. / Dark Esther: At the time I was more worried about being arrested. I kind of...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[The Boy and Esther are taking the train to Wales.]] / The Boy: If you had the camera phone all this time, why didn't you say something? / Esther: At the time I was more worried about being arrested. I kind of knocked Elaine Wu out. / The Boy: Kind of? / Esther: Well, I actually knocked her out,...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Esther and the Boy are at the bus station trying to buy tickets.]] / Man in Ticket Booth: Ton-Y-Penty, you say? That's 25 miles away. There's a bus, but it's only twice a day and I'm afrais the 5pm has gone. / MiTB: There's a caravan park in Nant-Y-Moel, a couple of miles away. You could see...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Ticket office, Giant green owl posters evident]] / Ticket Seller: Ton-Y-Penty, you say? / That's 25 miles away. / There's a bus, but it's only twice a day and I’m afraid the 5pm has gone. / Ticket Seller: There's a caravan park in Nant-Y-Moel, a couple of miles away. / You could see if they have anything. / Esther:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Esther: Listen to the rain, it's really coming down! / (SFX: Thrumthrumthrum) / Esther: Wow! Are you mreoof less likely to die in a caravan in a thunderstorm? / (SFX: KRAKOW) / The Boy: That depends on how long you keep me aware for / Esther: Oh snap. Someone grows claws after midnight. / Esther:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Esther and the Boy are in their beds at the caravan park.]] / {{Rain on the roof: THRUM THRUM THRUM}} / Esther: Listen to the rain! It's really coming down! / {{Thunder: KRAKOW}} / Esther: Wow! Are you more or less likely to die in a caravan in a thunderstorm? / The Boy: That depends how long you...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Esther opens the door to look outside the caravan.]] / The Boy: Is it letting up? / Esther: No. / Esther: It's a freaking monsoon. / [[Esther and The Boy leaning on the table.]] / Esther: Every minute feels like a week. / The Boy: Thanks Esther. It's nice to know I'm such good company. / [[Esther stands...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison The Boy: Is it letting up? / Esther: No. / Esther: It's a freaking monsoon. / Esther: Every minute feels like a week. / The Boy: Thanks Esther. It's nice to know I'm such good company. / Esther: This is a medieval existence. / Esther: What did people do before the invention of continuous entertainment? / The...
 
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Amy is flapping a picnic blanket down on the ground in the park with Shelley]] / Shelley: Ames, When I take a strategic overview of our situation, I am filled with despair. / Amy: Try not to let despair ruin lunch like fury ruined lunch yesterday. / [[Shelley and Amy are facing each other, sitting on...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Shelley: Ames, when I take a strategic overview of our situation, I am filled with despair. / <> / Amy: Try not to let despair ruin lunch like fury ruined lunch yesterday. / Shelley: I can't help it. We lost Fallon, we lost Ryan, now we've lost Tim. / Shelley: Soon we won't have any friends left. / Amy:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Amy and Shelley are walking, presumably away from the park]] / Amy: I miss the old Shelley with her cheeky ways. / Shelley: These are dark times and they call for dark moods. / [[Amy squinting her eyes at Shelley, who is twirling her hair.]] / Amy: Just proimse me you aren't going to go on an insane...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Amy: I miss the old Shelley with her cheeky ways. / Shelley: These are dark times and they call for dark moods. / Amy: Just promise me you aren't going to go on an insane revenge crusade against the mayor. / Shelley: Um... / Amy: You'll only make things worse! / Shelley: No I wouldn't! / Amy: You're...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Shelley: Excuse me? Is this the place of local bicycle experts and roustabouts, the Cheeky Pistons? / Biker: Sure is, girly girl. / Biker Girl: This isn't a place for you, princess. There's a joint down the street you can get a white wine spritzer. / Shelley: Madam, I believe these gentlemen are experts...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Shelley: Excuse me? / Shelley: Is this the meeting place of local bicycle experts and roustabouts, the Cheeky Pistons? / Biker: Sure is, girly girl. / Bartender: This in't a place for you, princess. There's a joint down the street where you can get a white wine spritzer. / Shelley: Madam, I believe these...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Bonzo: "Crime tokens"? / Shelley: They were issued after some of your membership shot me up "on accident". / Bonzo: Oh right. So what can we do for you? Stove in your husband's head? Break your boss's legs? Tear up a lamp post? / {{photo in background possibly of Amy and other person with motorcycle}} / Shelley:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Bonzo the biker looks at the tokens Shelley has just given him.]] / Bonzo: "Crime tokens"? / Shelley: They were issued after some of your membership shot me up "on accident". / [[They sit in a booth where Bonzo pours them both a drink]] / Bonzo: Oh right. So what can we do for you? Stove in your husband's...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Amy: Bored Bored Bored Bored Bored / Door: BZZT! / Amy: Hello Erin! Your sister's not here. / Erin: Oh. / Amy: Was it something I can help you with? / Erin: I needed some advice... about a boy. / Amy: Well don't ask Shelley! She's far too confused for love. / Amy: Stick with me, Mini-Winters. I've been around...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison AMY: BORED BORED BORED BORED BORED-- / DOOR: BZZZT! / AMY: HELLO ERIN! YOUR SISTER'S NOT HERE. / ERIN: OH. / AMY: WAS IT SOMETHING I CAN HELP YOU WITH? / ERIN: I NEEDED SOME ADVICE... ABOUT A BOY. / AMY: WELL DON'T ASK SHELLY! SHE'S FAR TO CONFUSED FOR LOVE. / AMY: STICK WITH ME MINI-WINTERS. I'VE BEEN...
 
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Amy: I thought you had a boy, Erin. The Boy! / Amy: Shelly predicted lots of brainy ginger babies. / Erin: He ... lost interest. He spends all his time with Esther. / Amy: Your Goth friend? The dreadnought of despair? / Amy: Kill her. / Erin: It's not her fault that she blossomed. Now...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Amy is doing laundry with the help of Erin. Erin looks downcast at the floor.]] / Amy: I thought you had a boy, Erin, The Boy! / Amy: Shelley predicted lots of brainy ginger babies. / Erin: He... lost interest. He spends all his time with Esther. / Amy: Your goth friend? The dreadnought of despair? / Amy:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Erin: How did you and Shelley become friends? / Amy: One New Year's Eve we had a fight over a man we worked with. / Erin: Was he hand-some? / Amy:He was a wretch. / Amy: In a fit of drunken rage she broke my front teeth. / Erin: What? No! / Amy: We both behaved exceptionally badly. / Amy: But she...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Erin: How did you and Shelley become friends? / Amy: One New Year's Eve we had a fight over a man we worked with. / [[Erin looks intrigued. Amy is not amused.]] / Erin: Was he hand-some? / Amy: He was a wretch. / [[Flashback: In a club, Amy is testing her loose teeth and about to cry. Shelley is distraught...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Esther de Groot and The Boy are in a cramped caravan in Wales, and it is raining heavily outside.]] / The Boy: The paper says the weather's going to break tonight. / Esther: It also says that a giant green owl is creating jobs in Blenau Gwent. Do we trust your "Paper"? When I get back I expect this...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[The Boy and Dark Esther peruse the paper at the table in the caravan. His t-shirt reads, "Wales is O.K.! Newspaper headline reads, "Hairy Boy Detained."]] / The Boy: The paper says the weather's going to break tonight. / Dark Esther: It also says that a giant green owl is creating jobs in Blenau Gwent. / Do...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[THREE YEARS EARLIER]] / Science Teacher: After last week's fiasco with the flaming ball of gas... ...you will no longer be choosing your own partners for experiments. You will adhere to this list, carefully tailored to minimise explosions. / Milford: Ha ha! You get ole Esther De Groot! She's so shy...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[At the mirror in a bathroom, hair dye stained towel in her hands.]] / Esther: That's appropriately dark again. / [[Framed by devil bear arms]] / Esther: Oh! It's stopped . . . / [[Devil bears to the right and left! Esther alarmed!]] / Esther: . . . raining / [[Devil bears!]] / Esther: THE BOY! HELP!!! / [[The...
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Scary Go Round, August 21, 2006 Narrator: Three years earlier / [[Gray haired and mustached science teacher addresses his students, holding a list of student names]] / Teacher: After last week's fiasco with the flaming bag of gas... / ...you will no longer be choosing your own partners for experiments. / You will adhere to this list, carefully...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[We flash back to three years earlier than the previous comic: / The chemistry teacher stands behind his lab desk, looking somewhat unhappy. He will take no guff.]] / Teacher: After last week's fiasco with the flaming bag of gas you will no longer be choosing your own partners for experiments. / You...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison {{Just under three years earlier}} / Milford: How's it going with Esther, The Boy? / The Boy: We seem to have finished in half the time that you and I take. Maybe because she dosen't spend half the time drawing on her tie. / Milford: Woooo! looks like The Boy has got a girl-friend! / The Boy: Milford... / Milford:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Header: Just under three years earlier. / [The Boy and Esther seated at a lab bench in chemistry class. Milford walks up behind.] / Milford: How's it going with Esther, The Boy? / The Boy: We seem to have finished in half the time that you and I take. Maybe because she doesn't spend half the lesson drawing...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Esther and The Boy are standing outside their caravan, surrounded by devil bears.]] / THE BOY: I'm a sandwich, SANDWICH! RAR! / DEVIL BEAR: GRONK / [[The bears shuffle away, making shuffling bear noises.]] / DEVIL BEAR 1: GROWWNNK / DEVIL BEAR 2: GROWWWR / DEVIL BEAR 3: WONNNK / ESTHER: They're running...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[At the caravan park in Nant-y-Moel, Esther and The Boy are accosted outside their caravan by three devil-bears. The Boy attempts to frighten.] / The Boy: I'm a sandwich, sandwich! Rar! / Devil Bear: Gronk / [[The devil bears look worried.]] / [[Heinie shots as the whole troupe of devil bears flee the...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Esther: I can't believe you risked your life for me. With bears! / The Boy: It was probably selfish. If I hadn't saved you, who would have cooked the tinned peas? / BOY IQ: 148 - GENIUS / Esther: Stop that. It was an exceptional thing to do. I'll never forget it / BOY IQ: 102 - PLUMBER / The Boy: Esther,...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Returning to the caravan, Esther talks to The Boy.]] / Esther: I can't believe you risked your life for me. With bears! / [[The Boy's IQ starts to degrade]] / The Boy: It was probably selfish. If I hadn't saved you, who would have cooked the tin beans? / Esther: Stop that. It was an exceptional thing...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[The Boy's eyes are wide open, with a look of intensity, as Esther sleeps curled up and naked against him.]] / The Boy: Boy no more. I am... The Man. / [[He Kicks open the trailer door, while pulling on pants, and steps into the night.]] / <> / The Boy: Man uses tools. / The Boy: A man provides! MAN! / [[Striking...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Inside the Wales caravan, an unclothed Esther lies peaceful and asleep against an equally naked The Boy, in the afterglow of the presumed events of the previous strip. The Boy, however, is wide awake, and has a frightening expression on his face. The couple's clothing lies strewn about.]] / The Boy:...
 

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