You're browsing the archives of Scary Go Round.
You can search these comics too.

show: [ show full transcriptions | abridged transcriptions | just the first line ]

Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[School Nurse Holland brings Esther de Groot to see Headmaster Bob Crowley in his office.]] / Bob Crowley: Come hither, my pretty Esther. / Esther de Groot: You asked to see me, sir? / [[Bob uses magic to charm Esther, making her fall in love with him.]] / Bob: You love Bob Crowley, don't you? You would...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Map of the lands around Blarney Castle in Cork, Ireland. Accompanied with rough sketches of Karma Goblins, labeled as 'Gnomes']] / Shelley: Ryan, your job is to go and find Ould Gabby. / Ryan: All on my own? I ain't a good solo traveller! / Shelley: [[sorry]] There aren't any Super Best Friends to...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Esther and The Boy sitting on the sofa as Shelley presents them with their case file]] / The Boy: Shelley, it's not that we don't want to save the world. But I don't think our parents will let us leave the country on a school night. / Esther: [[annoyed]] Thanks, Professor Priorities. / Shelley: You two...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison The Boy: Shelley, it's not that we don't want to save the world. But I don't think our parents will let us leave the country on a school night. / Esther: Thanks, Professor Priorities. / Shelley: You two need to think global and act local. / [[Map shows Griswell's Grammar School, under a Post-It saying...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Esther: [[holding mission plan for her and The Boy]] All right. We'll find this big bunny for you. / Shelley: [[looking concerned]] Thanks Esther, it means a lot. I know these schemes seem weird. / Esther: You're very brave. Come on, big hug. / Shelley: [[hugging Esther with a floaty heart by her head...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Esther: All right. We'll find this big bunny for you. / Shelley: Thanks Esther, it means a lot. I know these schemes seem weird. / Esther: You're very brave. Come on, big hug. / Shelley: Goth love is unexpectedly soothing! / Len: So Shelley, what are you going to do? Are you overseeing efforts from...
Scary Go Round Shelly Winters: Len, I'm putting you in charge of co-ordinating the war effort. / Shelly Winters: Here's a brand new pencil and a jotter. / Len Pickering: What about Tim Jones and Fallon Young? They could help you ... / Len Pickering: ... get to the moon. / Len Pickering: I know Tim would race down from...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Shelley talking with Len]] / Shelley: Len, I'm putting you in charge of co-ordinating the war effort. Here's a brand new pencil and jotter. / Len: What about Tim Jones and Fallon Young? They could help you...get to the moon. / [[Shelley has vanished behind a changing screen]] / Len: I know Tim would...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Desmond, Gibbous, and Ernest outside of Shelley's apartment building. Desmond is carrying a large dark end-handled piece luggage while wearing a sweater of broad tan and turquoise stripes. Gibbous has a light gray case slung over her left shoulder, wearing a dark blue fleece-lined hoodie. Ernest wearing...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Moon: Well that was sure the weirdest meeting I've ever been to. / How long has Ginger been off her medication? / Cromerty: Aye, she has a wild cast about her pretty eyes. / Cromerty: But what have we to lose finding this beast, this "kraken"? / Desmond: A leg? An eye? Some blood? / Moon: If you lost a...
 
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Morning on Ernest's ship. Gibbous is awakening and wearing a red t-shirt under a slightly ratty oversized turquoise sweater that seems to be doubling as a sleeping gown, Ernest is already up and working on a map with a compass and a jeweler's eye]] / Ernest: Rested are ye, lass? / Gibbous: Yawn! I suppose! / Ernest:...
Scary Go Round 20070322 [[Aboard the Lady Elaine, Moon emerges from her cabin. Ernest is going over a chart with a compass.]] / Ernest: Rested are ye, lass? / Moon: YAWN! I suppose! / Ernest: Good! We make sail for Orkeny at 1030hrs. / [[She pours some coffee.]] / Moon: Ernest, what do you think Desmond is? Is he really a mer-man? / Ernest:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Desmond: This is a nice boat man. / Desmond: All the home comforts like a chimney and windows. / Ernest Cromerty: The Lady Elaine is not just a "Nice boat, man". / Ernest Cromerty: It's a fully submersible research station and action platform. / Ernest Cromerty: It runs on solar energy and renewable biomass,...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Des: This is a nice boat, man. All the home comforts, like a chimney and windows. / Ernest: The Lady Elaine is not just a "nice boat, man". It's a fully submersible research station and action platform. It runs on solar energy and renewable biomass, arr! / [[Des approaches a complicated console]] / Des:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Aseal on the Lady Elaine, Ernest and Gibbous in the wheel-room as Desmond fishes over the side, wearing his two-tone sweater from before]] / Ernest: So what exactly be we lookin' for, Miss Moon? / Gibbous: Well Ernest, anything! / [[Gibbous looks through a book, "Sea Lore", wearing the dark blue fleece-lined...
Scary Go Round 20070326 [[The Lady Elaine is landing at Orkney.]] / Ernest: So what exactly be we lookin' for, Miss Moon? / Moon: Well Ernest, anything! / [[Ernest is at the helm. Moon has a big book titled "Sea Lore."]] / Moon: "Kraken" describes almost any unexplained sea creature that wrecks ships. / Moon: The Orkney Kraken...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Un-named proprietor for the B&B "The Lass o' Gowrie" speaks to Desmond, Ernest, and Gibbous upon their arrival to Orkney Island. The sign for the inn bears a picture of the eponymous lass, looking sullen and carrying a carrot]] / Proprietor: So whut brings ye t'Orkney? / [[Proprietor shows the trio...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Ernest and co. arrive at The Lass o' Gowrie hotel. The boarder greets them.]] / Neville: So whut brings ye t'Ornkey? / Ernest: 'Tis a mission of science. My crew and I are cataloguin' rare species in Northern waters. / Moon: The Shuttling Peregrine. The North Sea Candle. The Idiot Duck. / Neville: I'm...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[In the pub of the Lass o' Gowrie. The proprietor is also the innkeeper, two red-haired youths are getting pints, while a stein-bearing Ernest is handing Gibbous a bottle. Ernest is still in his red shirt, Gibbous in a red "Shazam" T-shirt with a dark blue jacket open over it]] / Proprietor: Now Tam,...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Neville (barkeep): Now Tam, Sam, none of your trouble, lads. / Sam: Aw, there'll be no trouble, Neville. / Moon: No Ernest, I won't have a drink, I don't... / Ernest: Arr, sailors must bond over GROG! / Ernest: Tis the way of the sea! / Ernest: And tis only a babycham. / Moon: Well... OK... / [[Moon is...
 
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[In the pub part of the Lass o' Gowrie, Gibbous now seated upright again with Desmond and Ernest, although still quite drunk based on the red boozles floating about her head]] / Ernest: [[getting up and walking off]] I got to see a small man about an inexpensive dog. / [[The two red-haired youths talk...
Scary Go Round 20070329 Ernest: I got to see a small man about an inexpensive dog. / Sam: Talent at two o'clock, Tam. / Tam: Ey Sam ah saw'er first. / [[Sam and Tam move to Moon's table. Tam jerks Des up out of his chair, and Sam sits down.]] / Tam: 'Op it, froggy. / Sam: Tell me, darlin, did ye hurt yersel' when ye fell from...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Moon brandishes a chair]] / Moon: Any more o' you hicks want to ride the lightnin'? / I'm just gettin' warmed up! / Laird of Stromness: This stops right now, young lady. / Moon: Wait yer turn, Mr "Mustache rides five cents" / I'll clean your clock once I'm done whippin' these boys. / [[Sam and Tam turn...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Still in the pub of the Lass o' Gowrie. Gibbous is swinging a chair about while Tam is holding a hand to his bloody nose, and Sam is missing teeth, bleeding from his own nose as well, and bearing a broken bottle as a weapon.]] / Gibbous: [[angrily and drunkilly]] Any more o' you hicks want to ride the...
a class="searchlink" href="http://scarygoround.com/sgr/ar.php?date=20070401">http://scarygoround.com/sgr/ar.php?date=20070401 [untranscribed - please consider transcribing this comic!]
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Ernest helps Gibbous to bed due to her drunken state, head emitting floating red boozles. Desmond follows behind them, not being much help]] / Desmond: Old Moony's in trouble, eh? She's flipping crazy! We should ditch her and restore sanity to the mission. / Ernest: [[annoyed]] Maybe twas the grog,...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Ernest lays passed-out Moon down on her bed. Desmond behind.]] / Desmond: Old Moony's in trouble, eh? / Desmond: She's flipping crazy! We should ditch her and restore sanity to the mission. / Ernest: Maybe twas the grog. But Miss Moon fights with the courage of three men! Yet you left 'er to it. You're...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Amy: I'm bored. The petrifying well wasn't as terrifying as advertised. / Can't you, you know, teach me some SPELLS. You are a witch! / Mother Shipton: Magic is not for spoiled little girls! You must have the mark! THE SIGN! / Amy: I can give you some beauty tips... maybe we can do something with...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Amy: I'm bored. The petrifying well wasn't as terrifying as advertised. / Amy: Can't you, you know, teach me some spells? You are a witch! / Mother Shipton: Magic is not for spoiled little girls! You must have the mark! The sign! / Amy: I can give you some beauty tips... maybe we can do something with...
 
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Amy Chilton, internalized: Stupid witch. "Magic is within". I could do spells! / Come on Amy, cheer up. This is like community service. / Amy Chilton, internalized: Except the community is a cave with a mad old woman in it. / [[Store Window: Help The Wretched]] / Amy Chilton: The Charity Shop! I can...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison {{ "Thought bubble" boxes transcribed in parentheses. }} / [[Amy walking around town.]] / Amy: (Stupid witch. "Magic is within". I could do spells!) / Amy: (Come on Amy, this is like community service.) / Amy: (Except the community is a cave with a mad old woman in it.) / [[At a shop window "Help the...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Amy presents Mother Shipton with a Magic Eye book]] / Amy Chilton: Good news, Mother Shipton. I've got magic powers. / I enchanted these books. The pictures leap off the page. / Mother Shipton: Lies, Lies! A child's lies! / Amy Chilton: Look! / Mother Shipton: AIEE! Tis an indistinct horse shape...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[In Mother Shipton's cave. Amy holds up a Magic Eye book to Mother Shipton.]] / Amy: Good news, Mother Shipton. I've got magic powers. I enchanted these books. The pictures leap off the page. / Mother Shipton: Lies, lies! A child's lies! / Amy: Look! / [[Mother Shipton holds the book open in front of...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Laird Stromness and Ernest talk over a pipe and brandy at Stromness Keep. Ernest has added a tie to his outfit, but is still wearing the same red flannel shirt]] / Lord Stromness: Apologies for the trouble lat night. M'Sons grew up motherless and a little wild y'might say. / Ernest: Arr, tis nothin'. / Gibbous:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[In the Laird of Stromness's parlour]] / Laird of Stromness: Apologies for the trouble last night. M'sons grew up motherless and a little wild, y'might say. / Ernest: Arr, tis nothin'. / Moon: Sorry for fighting... and insulting your cape... / Laird of Stromness: All forgotten! So have you children yourself,...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Now outdoors, Ernest has his utility-vest on over his shirt and tie, Gibbous has her fleece-lined hoodie, and Desmond has put on his hunter's cap. Laird Stromness' walking stick has a decidedly kracken-looking top to it. Neither Gibbous nor Desmond seem that thrilled about the situation]] / Lord Stromness:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Laird of Stromness walking merrily aside Ernest. Moon and Desmond follow, looking distraught.]] / Laird of Stromness: So there uh was on horseback, naked but for m'boots... / Laird of Stromness: ... firing my pistol into the air for all I was worth! / Ernest: Ha ha ha ha ha! / [[Moon grabs Desmon'd arm.]] / Moon:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Desmond and Gibbous follow the townsfolk of Stromness. They find the idol, a five-foot tall green half rugby-ball with a distinctly Cthulhu-esque appearance. A Maypole tops it and the fish-masked townsfolk dance about to a bagpiper while they shake belled sticks]] / Gibbous: Is it me Des, or is that...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Masked figures dance around a strange effigy. Moon, Desmond, and a small crowd look on.]] / Moon: Is it me Des, or is that thing they're dancing around kinda kraken-ish? / Desmond: I'd say Krakenly! / woman: Took my daughter, it did. Given to her! Took her away! / Moon: Excuse me? / Desmond: STOP IT!...
 
April 11, 2007: Time to go! [[Moon and Desmond have just walked into Ernest's hotel room. Ernest is packing up his duffel bag.]] / Moon: Ernest! / You won't believe what we saw, we... / Ernest: Arr, where did you two disappear to? / I had to suffer that fool, the laird, alone! / Moon: We thought he was your new best friend! / Ernest:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Moon and Desmond walk into bedroom at the inn, where Ernest is standing.]] / Moon: Ernest! You won't BELIEVE what we saw, we... / Ernest: Arr, where did you two disappear to? I had to suffer that fool, the Laird, alone! / Moon: We thought he was your new best friend! / Ernest: The man was a bore. And...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Ernest's boat, at sea. Ernest is happily taking the look out while Gibbous and Desmond are in the cabin.]] / <> / Desmond: I think the radar's broken. / [[In side the cabin. Desmond and Gibbous are calling to Ernest.]] / <> / Desmond: It keeps beeping. Does it need a new ink...
Scary Go Round 20070412 [[On the boat, off of Orkney.]] / <> / Des: I think the radar's broken. / <> / Des: It keeps beeping. Does it need a new ink cartridge? / Moon: ERNEST! WHATEVER'S COMING IS ENORMOUS! / Moon: Is that it? The Orkney kraken? / Ernest: Arr lass! A leviathan! A behemoth! / [[They look...
Scary Go Round 20070413 [[On the Lady Elaine, Des fiddles with a deck spotlight.]] / Des: This is fishy. Let's get a better look. / Moon: No Des! You'll startle it! / [[In the light, the "kraken" is revealed to be a fraud, mounted on a boat, with Sam and Tam maneuvering it and making it breathe fire with a fuel-ignition apparatus.]] / Des:...
Scary Go Round: April 13, 2007 [[Desmond, Moon and Ernest are standing on the deck of the Lady Elaine. Desmond is aiming a bright spotlight as Moon tries to stop him.]] / Desmond: This is fishy. / Let's get a better look. / Moon: No Des! / You'll startle it! / [[The light reveals that the giant monster is actually a giant puppet built...
Scary Go Round 20070416 [[The Laird has the drop on the Lady Elaine. Des sticks his hands up. Ernest speaks to Moon.]] / Des: On behalf of the Lady Elaine I welcome our new Scotch overlords. / Ernest: Arr, take that pathetic creature inside, I'll deal with this. / Ernest: Allow us to drop anchor, Laird, that ye might come aboard. / [[He...
Scary Go Round: April 16, 2007 [[Desmond, Moon and Ernest stand on the deck of the Lady Elaine. They are faced by a boat carrying the laird of Stromness and his crew of fish-masked people. Desmond has his arms up, bowing before the laird.]] / Desmond: On behalf of the Lady Elaine I welcome our new Scotch overlords. / Ernest (to Moon):...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Cromerty's ship plunges below the sea]] / Laird of Stromness: Cromerty is sunk! A murder ship miscarries! / Claimed by the waves! / Cromerty: Dive! Dive! / Cromerty: Miss Moon, plot a course back to English waters. / Moon: What about the Kraken? / Cromerty: We've wasted enough time on a fool's errand. / This...
Scary Go Round: April 17, 2007 [[The Lady Elaine, now a round submarine, dives into the sea and escapes the laird and his fish-masked crew.]] / Laird: Cromerty is sunk! / A murder ship miscarries! / Claimed by the waves! / Someone on the Lady Elaine: Dive! / Dive! / [[Moon, Ernest and Desmond are standing in the control room of the Lady...
 
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Des: Moon, you're crazy! That thing'll eat you like a jelly baby! / Moon: Don't you get it? If we catch this thing, we'll be famous! / Des: Time Magazine won't put headless corpses on the cover! It doesn't play well with their target demographic of people with heads. / Moon: Des, you're a freakin' merman....
Scary Go Round 20070419 [[Moon in a scuba suit and Des in naught but swimming trunks, they swim through the sea.]] / Des: Just so you know, Moon, I am drowning. It's just taking longer than expected for the death to kick in. / [[They come up behind the kraken.]] / Des: Didn't Shelley say this was some ancient god? It's more...
Scary Go Round 20070420 [[Moon and Des frantically flee the kraken. When it's almost upon them, Moon turns around and fires what seems to be a large tranquilizer gun into it. It turns dark and looks very ill as they escape.]] / [[Ernest looks through the periscope.]] / Ernest: Man alive, those youngsters subdued the beast!...
April 23, 2007: The Kraken Captured [[In the sea, far beneath the surface, a wooden submarine is towing a large green sea monster caught in a net.]] / A voice from inside the submarine: Mission Accomplished! / Well who knew, eh? / [[Inside the submarine, Desmond (a green half-man, half-fish creature) is standing with one arm around Moon...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Raffles: Behold our target... PANINATU, the volcano god!' / Raffles: This will be the biggest steal of my... or any man's career! / Bonzo: Tuppin' 'ell Raffles, I 'ope this "genius plan" of yours works. / Raffles: Bonzo sir, this is man versus diety, the ultimate caper! / Raffles: Every detail, every...
 

Archive Page:
<< 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40
41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 >>