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Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Grim Reaper: Quit foolin' with that thing and and help with the tree. / Natalie: 'Ush, you. It is my new friend. My friend bat. / Natalie: 'E was my beloved's pet. I must take care of 'im. / Moustached Grim Reaper: Nog! Hot Nog! / Natalie: Good God! What is in zis nog? / Moustached Grim Reaper: Sticks! / Grim...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Death: Quit foolin' with that thing and help with the tree. / Natalie: 'ush, you. It is my new friend. My Friend Bat. / Natalie (looking in a mirror that shows her reflection as both Skull Natalie and Mary the Drowned): 'e was my beloved's pet. I must take care of 'im. / Old Man Death: NOG! Hot nog! / Natalie:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Shelley Reviews John A's Top 20 Albums of the Year 2006 / She has a musicologist's ear for drones / Today: 20-17 / 20. OVER AND OVER - Erin Bode / Erin Bode is a lady from the broad church of jazz. Sometime jazz is about atonal hooting, but this is more about everyone having some chops but not feeling...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Shelley Reviews John A's Top 20 Albums of the Year 2006 / Merzbow is Shelley's new master / Today: 16-13 / 16. CITRUS - Asobi Seksu / What on earth is the lady in Asobi Seksu singing about? It could be Japanese, or Moon-man language, or she might just be over-excited. It's probably just rude so she's...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Shelley reviews John A's Top 20 Albums of the Year 2006 / The MtEerie Project stole all her ideas / Today: 12-9 / 12. WHITE BREAD< BLACK BEER - Scritti Politti / In the 70s Scritti Politti were anarcho punks, in the 80s smooth synth stockbrokers, and in the 90s fooled around with rap sounds. In the...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Shelley reviews John A's Top 20 Albums of the year 2006 / Shelley prefers mid-period Nico to the early stuff / Today: 8-5 / 8. DEMON/FREEJAZZ EP - Envelopes / When a band leaves Sweden and goes to live in rural Yorkshire, they are bound to feel confused about sounds and ideas. Perhaps this is why the...
 
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Shelley reviews John A's Top 20 albums of the year 2006 / Shelley has been in more of a Carmen Miranda mood this year / Today: 4-1 / 4. THE GULAG ORKENSTAr - Beirut / Beirut is a young man who has decided to play all the instruments on this epic in the style of Bulgarian folk. This is a precocious thing...
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Scary Go Round Esther: Do you think Erin is ever coming back to school? It's been four months. / The Boy: I don't know. I haven't heard from her since she went into hospital. / Milford: I heard she's got *Agromegaly*. / Esther: What's that? / Milford: I heard it's when you grow into a tupping cube, The Boy. / Milford:...
Scary Go Round Esther: Do you think Erin is ever coming back to school? It's been four months. / The Boy: I don't know. I haven't heard from her since she went into hospital. / Milford: I heard she's got *Agromegaly*. / Esther: What's that? / Milford: I heard it's when you grow into a tupping cube, The Boy. / Milford:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Esther: Do you think Erin is ever coming back to school? It's been four months. / The Boy: I don't know. I haven't heard from her since she went into hospital. / Milford: I heard she's got Agromegaly. / Esther: What's that? / Milford: I heard it's where you grow into a tupping cube, The Boy. / Milford:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Doctor: Erin, I'm afraid there's nothing more we can do. / Doctor: These results show no change, but there seems to be no way to reverse your abnormal growth. / Doctor: The good news is, there's nothing actually wrong with you. You're in excellent health. / Erin: "Excellent health?" I'm a total...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Doctor: Erin, I'm afraid there's nothing more we can do. / Doctor: These results show no change, but there seems no way to reverse your abnormal growth. / Doctor: The good news is, there's nothing actually wrong with you. / Doctor: You're in excellent health. / Erin: "Excellent health?" / Erin: I'm...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Shelly walks home with Erin, who has grown to twice her normal size, a giantess of noticible 'Amazon-like' qualities.]] / Shelly: Erin, I still can't believe you don't hate me. / Shelly: If I hadn't stolen the vit-rx get massive potion... / Erin: You didn't make me drink it Shelly. It was an accident. / Erin:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Shelley: Erin, I still can't believe you don't hate me. / Shelley: If I hadn't stolen the Vit-RX get massive potion... / Erin: You didn't make me drink it Shelley. It was an accident. / Erin: I'm just glad you didn't drink it. / Shelley: I had righteous reasons for pinchin' it. / Erin: Insane reasons. / Shelley:...
 
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Goblin 1: However, pupil roll numbers are set to increase in 2007/8... / Goblin 2: ...Due to the romantical effects of the early BritPop years... / Bob: Grah! Curse this prison! This unasked-for hell! / Goblin 1: Woop! / Goblin 2: O undignified inversion / Bob: Still, still trapped in this school, unable...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Ed: However, pupil roll numbers are set to increase in 2007/8... / Manny: ...due to the romantical effects of the early Britpop years... / Crowley: Curse this prison! This unasked-for hell! / Ed: Woop! / Crowley: GRAH! / Manny: O undignified inversion / Crowley: Still, still trapped in this school, unable...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[In the headmaster's office.]] / Goblin with glasses: Come on Bob, cheer up. / Winged goblin: Think about virgins! / Giant rabbit: Hey, Crowley, an old mate of yours is here to see you. / Bob Crowley: Waagh! Agh! / The Devil: Bob, don't you recognise me? It's your pal! The Devil! / Winged goblin: Hey... / Winged...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[In the headmaster's office.]] / Goblin with glasses: Come on Bob, cheer up. / Winged goblin: Think about virgins! / Giant rabbit: Hey, Crowley, an old mate of yours is here to see you. / Bob Crowley: Waagh! Agh! / The Devil: Bob, don't you recognise me? It's your pal! The Devil! / Winged goblin: Hey... / Winged...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Bob Crowley, two goblins, and a giant rabbit inside the Headmaster's office at the Griswell's Grammar School]] / Goblin: Come on Bob, cheer up. / Goblin: Think about virgins! / Mr. Lapin: Hey, Crowley, An old mate of yours is here to see you. / Robert Crowley: Waagh! Agh! / Devil: Bob, don't you recognize...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Devil: So, Bob, word reaches me you're trapped in this school. / Bob: A curse I am singularly unable to break no matter how I rage and spit! / Devil: Let me put this to you straight. I'm keen for armageddon to commence immediately. / Bob: And with my penchant for wickedness, you want me to rule by your...
Scary Go Round 20070108 Devil: So, Bob, word reaches me you're trapped in this school. / Bob: A curse I am singularly unable to break no matter how I rage and spit! / Devil: Let me put this to you straight. I'm keen for Armageddon to commence immediately. / Bob: And with my penchant for wickedness, you want me to rule by your...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Bob: Sorry Scratch, I may be stuck in this school but it beats your plan. I have no desire to become a skeleton on fire. / Devil: Fine, fine. How about you build my demon portal, I put you in charge of something. / Devil: A governor! You can govern these fiery isles! / Bob: I like it! / Devil: Just...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Principal's Office. Bob Crowley and The Devil discuss the possibility of Bob opening a portal to Hell]] / Bob Crowley: Sorry Scratch, I may be stuck at school, but it beats your plan. / I have no desire to become a skeleton on fire. / [[Crowley looks quizzical]] / The Devil: Fine, fine. / How about you...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison - Slow down lads. My trick knee's playing up again. / - Is the trick that you filled it with chocolate bars at break again, Oggy? / - My sister says that Erin's coming back to school tomarrow. / - Puf, Puf. / - I guess that you finally have to face the music for choosing Esther over Erin. In a Welsh...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Oggy: Slow down, lads! My trick knee's playing up again. / Milford: Is the trick that you filled it with chocolate bars at break again, Oggy? / Milford: My sister says Erin's coming back to school tomorrow. / Oggy: Puf puf / Milford: I guess you finally have to face the music for choosing Esther over...
 
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Shelley: Come on, Winters Minor, we're here. / Erin: I don't want to go to school. / Shelley: Bravery, bravery, baleful sis-tor. Remember, the Winters are stoic, and do not weep in plain sight. / School Boy 1: Cor / School Boy 2: Wor / School Boy 3: Tuppin' 'ell / School Boy 4: Kwak kwak / Erin: Don't...
Scary Go Round 20070111 Shelley: Come on, Winters Minor, we're here. / Erin: I don't want to go to school. / Shelley: Bravery, bravery, baleful sist-or. Remember, the Winters are stoic and do not weep in plain sight. / [[Everyone stares at Erin.]] / Boy 1: Cor / Boy 2: Wor / Boy 3: Tuppin' 'ell / Boy 4: Kwak kwak / Erin: Don't...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Puka: Bob, you blithering idiot. You've made two huge problems for yourself. One: how are you going to make a giant portal to let... / Puka: ...let's see... ...a billion demons through. / Bob: I'm old London town's master of black magic! / Bob: I brought YOU through a portal, didn't I? / Puka: It'll...
Scary Go Round 20070112 Rabbit: Bob, you blithering idiot. You've made two huge problems for yourself. One: how are you going to make a giant portal to let... / Rabbit: ...let's see... a billion demons through. / Bob: I'm old London town's master of black magic! / Bob: I brought you through a portal, didn't I? / Rabbit: It'll...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Erin: Hello, The Boy. / The Boy: Erin! / The Boy: You're uh, you're... uh, uh... / Erin: I... I... um... / Lindsay: He's got a girlfriend now, She-Ra. / Lindsay: Maybe you didn't here [sic] that while you were away on your steroid diet. I hear you were in training for the national obelisk team. / Erin:...
Scary Go Round 20070115 Erin: Hello, The Boy. / The Boy: Erin! / The Boy: You're uh, you... uh, uh... / Erin: I... I... um... / Tall Lindsay: He's got a girlfriend now, She-Ra. / Tall Lindsay: Maybe you didn't hear that while you were away on your steroid diet. I hear you were in training for the national obelisk team. / Erin:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[In the girls' bathroom, Erin and Big Lindsay stand off]] / Big Lindsay: What do you want? / Erin: An apology. / Big Lindsay: Oh. I have two *right here.* / [[Erin grabs Big Lindsay by the collar and pulls her into a stall]] / Erin: You look thirsty, Lindsay! / Lindsay: Oop! / [[Erin plunges Lindsay into...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Scene: Bathroom. Lindsay faces Erin. Both are in profile, and Lindsay is gesturing at Erin.]] / Lindsay: WHAT DO YOU WANT? / Erin: AN APOLOGY. / Linday: OH. I HAVE TWO {{i}}RIGHT HERE.{{/i}} / [[Erin one-handedly grabs Lindsay by Lindsay's collar or shoulder; with her other hand, she grips the...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Erin: Well, thanks for stealing The Boy from me, Esther. / Erin: We were friends and that's not what friends do. / Esther: I'm sorry, but... / Erin: You took him to Wales and made him like you, Esther! / Esther: I didn't make him do anything. / Erin: You're not remotely sorry! But you will be. / Esther:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Scene: The bathroom.]] / Erin: WELL THANKS FOR STEALING THE BOY FROM ME, ESTHER. / Erin: WE WERE FRIENDS AND {{i}}THAT'S NOT WHAT FRIENDS DO.{{/i}} / Esther: I'M SORRY, BUT... / Erin: YOU TOOK HIM TO WALES AND MADE HIM LIKE YOU, ESTHER! / Esther: I DIDN'T MAKE HIM DO ANYTHING. / Erin: YOU'RE...
 
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Shelley: Hello Esther! Have you come to write our singles review column? Sadly darkwave and speed metal remain outside our editorial remit! / Esther: Shelley, it's Erin. She's changed! She's angry and kind of violent! / Shelley: What nonsense. My sister is meek and mild as a lamb. / Shelley: She might...
Scary Go Round 20070118 [[Esther stands at the reception desk of the Tackleford Cormorant. Shelley meets her. A gent in plaid sits at the desk itself.]] / Shelley: Hello Esther! Have you come to write our singles review column? Sadly darkwave and speed metal remain outside our editorial remit! / [[Esther follows Shelley...
Scary Go Round 20070118 [[Esther stands at the reception desk of the Tackleford Cormorant. Shelley meets her. A gent in plaid sits at the desk itself.]] / Shelley: Hello Esther! Have you come to write our singles review column? Sadly darkwave and speed metal remain outside our editorial remit! / [[Esther follows Shelley...
Scary Go Round 20070119 [[Esther and The Boy are in line at the cinema.]] / Esther: ...I'm just worried about Erin. She's gone from being a shy mouse to a big, sexy monster. / The Boy: I... hadn't noticed. / [[At the counter, The Boy pays for tickets as Esther waits beside him.]] / Esther: Sure you hadn't noticed. You two...
Scary Go Round by John Allison Esther: ...I'm just worried about Erin. She's gone from being a shy mouse to a big, sexy monster. / The Boy: I... hadn't noticed. / Esther: Sure you hadn't noticed. You two made cow eyes at each other for months. She had her chance and she blew it. / Esther: I liked you when she was still playing My...
Scary Go Round 20070119 [[Esther and The Boy are in line at the cinema.]] / Esther: ...I'm just worried about Erin. She's gone from being a shy mouse to a big, sexy monster. / The Boy: I... hadn't noticed. / [[At the counter, The Boy pays for tickets as Esther waits beside him.]] / Esther: Sure you hadn't noticed. You two...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Ryan: Norbert! Horace! not to fear, lads! Ryan's back to steady the ship! / Norbert: Who... are you? / Horace: Paperclip counter? / Amy: So you decided to come back and work for the new mayor? / Ryan: Yeah! I'm a vital cog in the local government machine. The grease on that wheel. / Ryan: Deputy junior...
Scary Go Round 20070122 [[Ryan strides into City Hall and puts his arm around someone.]] / Ryan: Norbert! Horace! Not to fear, lads! Ryan's back to steady the ship! / Man 1: Who... are you? / Man 2: Paperclip counter. / Amy: So you decided to come back and work for the new mayor? / Ryan: Yeah! I'm a vital cog in the local government...
Scary Go Round 23rd of January 2007 Ryan: did the new mayor mind me coming back? / Amy: He's a big picture man Ryan. He doesn't really sweat the small stuff. / Ryan: He's a new mayor. A new man with new ideas. Doin' things his way. / Amy: Well he has his good days and bad days. Mostly bad days lately. / Mayor: Gurrr. A-my / Amy: We've got...
Scary Go Round 20070123 Ryan: Did the new mayor mind me coming back? / Amy: He's a big picture man, Ryan. He doesn't really sweat the small stuff. / Ryan: He's a new mayor. A new man with new ideas. Doin' things his way. / Amy: Well, he has his good days and bad days. Mostly bad days lately. / [[There are cracks all around the...
2007-01-24 Shelley Winters: Amy, I'd like to make an appointment with Mayor Davies please. / Amy Chilton: He's really busy, Shel. I can't free him up for, ooh, ages. / Shelley Winters: I need to ask him about his Vit-RX potion! Erin's acting tough and mean. That's not her way! / Amy Chilton: Please don't march in...
Scary Go Round 20070124 [[City hall.]] / Shelley: Amy, I'd like to make an appointment with Mayor Davies please. / Amy: He's really busy, Shel. I can't free him up for, ooh, ages. / Shelley: I need to ask him about his Vit-RX postion! Erin's acting tough and mean. That's not her way! / Amy: Please don't march in there and lose...
 
Scary Go Round by John Allison [[Amy and Ryan hear from outside the Mayor's office]] / Shelly: Haaalp! <> / [[They burst in to see Mayor Davies holding Shelly in the air]] / Shelly: He's going to throw me out of the window for some very poorly expressed reasons! / Amy: Shel, I told you! No bright colours, no sudden moves! No...
Scary Go Round 20070125 [[Ryan and Amy turn their heads at noises from the mayor's office.]] / Shelley: HAAALP! / <> / [[They burst in to see the Mayor holding Shelley aloft.]] / Shelley: He's going to throw me out of the window for some very poorly expressed reasons! / Mayor: Grr! Problem lady! / Amy: Shel, I told you!...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Newspaper article]] / A CITY'S SHAME / Mayor Davies assaults reporter, arrested by police, stripped of office / by Mike Savage / Tackleford Mayor Dai Davies was detained by police last night following an alleged attack on Cormorant reporter Shelley Winters. / Speaking outside town hall, Ms Winters claimed...
Scary Go Round 20070126 [[Newspaper article. "A CITY'S SHAME - Mayor Davies assaults reporter, arrested by police, stripped of office - by Mike Savage - Tackleford Mayor Dai Davies was detained by police last night following an alleged attack on Cormorant reporter Shelley Winters. Speaking outside town hall, Ms. Winters claimed...
Scary Go Round Shelley: Nightmares, nightmares, Amy! If Mayor Davies went mad, so might Erin! He's gone too far to tell us anything about his devil potion. / Amy: We could just try to date scientists from his lab. Loose lips will eventually sink ships. / Shelley: Oh /no!/ / Shelley: Ames, I'm not putting out for spotty...
Scary Go Round 20070129 Shelley: Nightmares, nightmares, Amy! If Mayor Davies went mad, so might Erin! He's too far gone to tell us anything about his devil potion. / Amy: We could just try to date scientists from his lab. Loose lips will eventually sink ships. / Shelley: Oh no! / Shelley: Ames, I'm not putting out for spotty...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Bob Crowley: Nurse, I want to appoint a new head girl. Only the strongest and fittest must apply. / Nurse: But we have a head girl, Headmaster, Flossie Stone! / Bob Crowley: Word has it that Stone has abused her position to gain "seconds" of fruit cup. / Bob Crowley: You know how I frown on gluttony! / Bob...
Scary Go Round 20070130 Headmaster Bob Crowley: Nurse, I want to appoint a new head girl. Only the strongest and the fittest must apply. / Nurse: But we have a head girl, Headmaster, Flossie Stone! / Bob: Word has it that Stone has abused her position to gain "seconds" of fruit cup. You know how I frown on gluttony! / [[He is...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Shelley: Sistor! I have rented us an empowering video featuring many of Rene Zellweger's finest tears! / Erin: Sorry... I have a date. / Shelley: But what of the terrible horrors of school and the cruelty of youth? / Erin: I kicked the hell out of them at morning break. / Shelley: But you're not...
Scary Go round 20070131 Shelley: Sistor! I have rented us an empowering video featuring many of REne Zellweger's finest tears! / Erin: Sorry... I have a date. / Shelley: But what of the terrible horrors of school and the cruelty of youth? / Erin: I kicked the hell out of them at morning break. / Shelley: But you're not a dater...
 

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