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Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison {{A SCARY GO ROUND in the style of Achewood.com: Téodor and Amy in "Just Married"}} / [[Téodor is flying a small, single-engine, propeller-driven aircraft (Cessna 172 or similar) with tin cans trailing behind]] / Amy: Oh, Téodor! From the Elvis Costello messageboard to this! I never thought I'd be married...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison {{a Scary Go Round in the style of Achewood.com}} / {{Téodor and Amy in..."Just Married"}} / [[Téodor and Amy are flying in a prop plane.]] / Amy: Oh, Téodor! From the Elvis Costello messageboard to this! I never thought I'd be married to a cute little bear...father was so agitated when I told him! / Téodor:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison {{Guest comic by Vera Brosgol of Return to Sender. "Amy's Poetry Masterclass." Words by John Allison, pictures by Vera Brosgol. Comic in black, white, and gray.}} / [[Amy sits on a stool in front of a microphone, legs crossed. She's in half-silhouette, holding a smoking cigarette. The foreground...
2003-05-27 {{Words by John Allison, pictures by Vera Brosgol.}} / [[Title: Amy's Poetry Masterclass]] / [[Throughout the pictures are drawn in black and white, mostly silhouettes, of Amy in front of a stand mike, smoking a cigarette.]] / Amy: DIAZ. why I'd mash her up. / <> / Amy: she's thin as a straw. / Amy:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison {{title: Ryan Eats Bad Mayonnaise}} {{guest comic by Christopher Baldwin}} / [[Ryan and Shelley are at a table, with a sandwich and a beverage in front of them]] / Ryan: Well, I do love a pint, or a nice tea with- / [[A purple sharp-toothed monster and tentacles is sitting on the other side of Ryan]] / Monster:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Title: Ryan Eats Bad Mayonnaise / Ryan: [[to Shelley]] Well, I do love a pint, or a nice tea with- / [[A huge purple monster has appeared beside Ryan]] / Monster: Gronk florkulmuf ram kla rooo!! / Ryan: No way to talk in the presence of a lady. / Rachel: Did someone use this mayonnaise? It's dated 1984 / Tessa:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Shelley: What made you choose the MAYORING as a profession, Mr. Mayor? / Mayor: Such a foolish question I hope to never hear again from those lips, Shelley! / Shelley: Did your youthful soul SENSE that the tackleford political establishment was a filthy waterbed of corruption, and that it was your duty...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Top caption: The all-new, all-pencil]] / [[Graffiti on wall: Scary Go Round]] / [[In pub.]] / Tessa: More booze, stalwart? / Ryan: Keep 'em coming, Tessa. I have loved and lost. / [[Banner in background: "Welcome Tim Jones' of alternate universes".]] / [[Caption: *Jones-con 2003. Left to right: Hitler-Tim,...
 
June 2, 2003 [[This is a large poster image with a floating bug in the center.]] / Top: A new Tessa and Rachel adventure / Bottom: Dimensionality / Starts June 3
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison {{Title page for the next chapter}} / [[An image of Krakkagar in a circle. Two lines emerge, one with the word "ana" and one with the word "kata."]] / [[The text reads:]] / A new Tessa and Rachel adventure / Dimensionality / Starts June 3
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Tessa and Rachel are in the Clarion office]] / Rachel: Tessa, look at that lunch! / Tessa: I'm just a mess of tupperware, Rachel. When did like get this complicated? / Rachel: You need the old school thermos flask and lunchbox. / Rachel: Man, they were fierce. With a picture of "Saved by the Bell" on...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Rachel: Tessa, look at that lunch! / Tessa: I'm just a mess of Tupperware, Rachel. When did life get this complicated? / Rachel: You need the old school thermos flask and lunchbox. / Rachel: Man, they were fierce. With a picture of "Saved by the Bell" on it, giving it some! / Tessa: We're a key demographic...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Lecturer: ...so in conclusion, the term "crum-bum" is defamatory, as the staff of the Corby Herald learned to their cost. See you next week. / Tessa: Rachel, did you pay attention to a word of that lecture? / Rachel: No. I was busy making sure we don't have to work this summer. / Rachel: I've designed...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Rachel and Tessa are in Professor Len's class]] / Professor Len: ... so in conclusion, the term "Crum-bum" IS defamatory, as the staff of the Corby Herald learned to their cost. See you next week. / Tessa: Rachel, did you pay attention to a word of that lecture? / Rachel: No. I was busy making sure we...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Tessa and Rachel are walking to Tim's house]] / Tessa: Do you think Tim will be interested in your invention? / Rachel: It hurts me, right in my heart, that you even ask that question. HURTS. / Rachel: Bad, bad friend. / Tessa: Sorry. I'm pretty sure that your lunchbox with internet on the lid will revive...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Tessa: Do you think Tim will be interested in your invention? / Rachel: It hurts me, right in my heart, that you even ask that question. Hurts. / Rachel: Bad, bad friend. / <> / Tessa: Sorry. I'm pretty sure that your lunchbox with internet on the lid will revive the world economy. / Rachel:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Tessa and Rachel are outside, getting ice cream]] / Rachel: I can't believe Tim's too sick to build my invention. Now I have to spend the summer in indentured booze servitude. / Tessa: Come on. Staring into the bloodshot eyes of tomorrow's wrecks isn't so bad. / Tessa: We can spend our summer days earning,...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Rachel: I can't believe Tim's too sick to build my invention. Now I have to spend the summer in booze endentured servitude. / Tessa: Come on. Staring into the bloodshot eyes of tomorrow's wrecks isn't so bad. We can spend our summer days earning, while laughing at their misfortune. / Rachel: ...
 
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Tessa and Rachel are outside of Hugo's]] / Rachel: What are we going to do for money if the pub has been destroyed? We OWNED that place. / Tessa: Hopefully, as we near starvation, one of us will recieve a guiding vision. / Tessa: I'll probably be the first to starve since your tiny body likely only...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Rachel: What are we going to do for money if the pub has been destroyed? We owned that place. / Tessa: Hopefully, as we near starvation, one of us will recieve a guiding vision. / Tessa: I'll probably be the first to starve since your tiny body likely only requires one crumb of cake a week to live. / Rachel:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Inside of Hugo's resturant]] / Hugo: Professor Pickering, my excellent learned friend! Ronny B is cooking up some bacon just how you like it, fiery styles. / Ronny B: So hot that it is CRAZY. / Len: Hugo, if only my interior decorator was as reliable as you. / Len: A mild case of rabies contracted in...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Hugo: Professor Pickering, my excellent learned friend! Ronny b is cooking up some bacon just how you like it, fiery styles. / Ronny B: So hot that it is crazy. / Professor Pickering: Hugo, if only my interior decorator was as reliable as you. / Professor Pickering: A mild case of rabies contracted...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Inside Len's house]] / Len: Girls, it's very nice of you to offer to paint my house but I really think... / Rachel: Quit talking prof, before you say something embarassing. / Len: £850 is a lot of money... / Rachel: Well, you can go union is you want, chief, but, see, a lot of those guys are mob-controlled. / Tessa:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Professor Pickering: Girls, it's very nice of you to offer to paint my house but I really think... / Rachel: Quit talking Prof, before you say something embarassing. / Professor Pickering: £850 is a lot of money... / Rachel: Well, you can go union if you want, chief, but, see, a lot of those guys...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[In Professor Len's house]] / Tessa: That's peculiar. Why would someone have painted a black square then hidden it behind a piece of furniture? / Rachel: Basic human idiocy? / Tessa: Do you think it could be a portal to another dimension? Possibly? / Tessa: Could it be a gateway to the dimension of Sexy...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Tessa: That's peculiar. Why would someone have painted a black square then hidden it behind a piece of furniture? / Rachel: Basic human idiocy? / Tessa: Do you think it could be a portal to another dimension? Possibly? Could it be a gateway to the dimension of sext boys. / Rachel: If it is not,...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Amy: I'm dropping out of art school, daddy. I need to give more time to my poetry. / Len: Noodle, we have gone over this. When I disown you, I disown your car, I disown your credit cards. Poems are fancy-talking flim flam! / Tessa: Ah, Professor Len, we've finished... / Tessa: I'll just come back and...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Amy: I'm dropping out of art school, Daddy. I need to give more time to my poetry. / Professor Pickering: Noodle, we have gone over this. When I disown you, I disown your car, I disown your credit cards. Poems are fancy-talking flim-flam! / Amy: Philistine! / Tessa: Ah, Professor Len, we've finished... / Tessa:...
 
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [Professor Len can't sleep. Out of the corner of his eye he sees a yellow hovering smiley-face of Cartmanesque proportions] / [Professor Len, half asleep, pulls a sandwich out of the refrigerator. In its brilliant midnight glow, we are treated to half of his bottom, protruding above his pajama pants,...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Len Pickering is awake in his bed. Hovering over his bed is a semi-opaque pie with a smiley face]] / [[Len is at the refrigerator, extracting a pie.]] / [[Len closes the refrigerator food in hand, oblivious to the MONSTER behind him. The monster seems cylindrical with a domed top, big yellow eyes,...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Rachel: Hey. Shelley, do you know what Angela Lansbury's autobiography is called? / Shelley: No... / Rachel: "The baddest sucka", what do you think of that? / Shelley: I thought Angela Lansbury was a nice old lady. / Rachel: In japan it was called motherfucker x! Yeah! / Shelley: Gosh! Is Angela Lansbury...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Rachel: Hey, Shelley, do you know what Angela Lansbury's autobiography is called? / Shelley: No... / Rachel: "The baddest sucka", what do you think of that? / Shelley: I thought Angela Lansbury was a nice old lady. / Rachel: In Japan it was called Motherfxxxxx X! Yeah! / Shelley: Gosh! Is Angela...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Rachel: Len had better have that cheque ready. I've got so little money in my account that other peoples' overdrafts are being drawn into it via osmosis. / Tessa: Maybe your money has become anti-money, Rachel. / Rachel: Or... What's with these police cars? / [[Len is being escorted from his house to...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Rachel: Len had better have that cheque ready. I've got so little money in my account that other other people's overdrafts are being drawn into it via osmosis. / Tessa: Maybe your money has become anti-money, Rachel. / Rachel: Or... What's with these police cars? / Pofessor Pickering: I didn't...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Rachel and Tessa stand in front of a statue]] / Tessa: Murder in Tackleford! You realise what it is our civic duty to do now, don't you? / Rachel: Is the answer "paint decorative eggs"? Please tell me that that is what it is. / [[The inscription on the statue's base reads: "Walliams Crump / 1837-1897...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Tessa: Murder in Tackleford! You realise what it is our civic duty to do now, don't you? / Rachel: Is the answer "paint decorative eggs"? Please tell me that that is what it is. / [[Statue plinth reads: Walliams Crump 1837-1897 Built a mill Burnt it down Rebuilt it out of pious guilt "He were a...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Rachel: We have to prove Professor Len innocent to solve our negative bling problem. / Tessa: What if he actually did kill his daughter? / Rachel: So what? If injustice must be done so that justice may done, so be it. / Rachel: Once we get the cheque, we'll frame him for something else. / Tessa: Mail fraud? / Rachel:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Rachel: We have to prove Professor Len innocent to solve our negative bling problem. / Tessa: What if he actually did kill his daughter? / Rachel: So what? If injuctice must be done so that justice may be done, so be it. / Rachel: Onece we get the cheque, we'll frame him for something else. / Tessa:...
 
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Len is being questioned in an interrogation room by two inspectors]] / Len: This is a terrible misunderstanding, officers! I didn't kill Amy! / Inspector #1: Well now see that's funny Professor Pickering, seeing how her bedroom is covered in blood and bits of hair and all. Seems to me you got your murder...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Professor Pickering: This is a terrible misunderstanding officers! I didn't kill Amy! / Officer 1: Well now see that's funny Professor Pickering, seeing as how her bedroom is covered in blood and bits of hair and all. Seems to me you got your murder on, hid the body, then didn't manage to get all...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Rachel pops out from behind a stack of books in the library.]] / Rachel: Will-i-am! / William: Do they still let you go to this university, Rachel? / William: I wonder if there's a point where academic standards get so low that they cease to be standards at all. / Rachel: Ha ha! SHUT UP. / [[Tessa stares...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Rachel: Will-i-am! / William: Do they still let you go to this university, Rachel? / William: I wonder if there's a point where academic standards get so low that they cease to be standards at all. / Rachel: Ha ha! SHUT UP. / Rachel: Will, Tessa and I need your help. Mainly Tessa, actually, as I know...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Will: So how are you going to prove that your professor didn't kill his daughter? / Tessa: We have a plan. / Rachel: It involves breakin' and enterin'! Lyin' and stealin'! / Tessa: Fightin' and sassin'! / Rachel: Also I don't think it's so wrong if we liberate a certain number of valuables... as...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison William: So how are you going to prove that your professor didn't kill his daughter? / Tessa: We have a plan. / Rachel: It involves breakin' and enterin'! Lyin' and stealing'! / Tessa: Fightin' and sassin'! / Rachel: Also I don't think it's so wrong if we liberate a certain number of valuables... as...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[William, Rachel, and Tessa are stacking objects to climb though a second story window of Len Pickering's house]] / William: I see, Rachel. It's a climbing pile. For climbing. / Rachel: The important thing is not to build it out of eggs, or feathers. / Tessa: Or seahorses!
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Rachel, Tessa and Will are forming a pile to climb into a window]] / William: I see, Rachel. It's a climbing pile. For climbing. / Rachel: The important thing is not to build it out of eggs, or feathers. / Tessa: Or seahorses!
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Climbing through window.]] / Rachel: Check out my scrambly self, William! / William: I know breaking and entering is what all the hip kids are doing now, but how does this help professor Len? / Tessa: Have a look in my backpack. / William: Greetings cards? "World's awesomest dad"... "I love you daughter...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Rachel, William, and Tessa are entering Len Pickering's house through a second story window]] / Rachel: Check out my scrambly self, William! / William: I know breaking and entering is what all the hip kids are doing now, but how does this help Professor Len? / Tessa: Have a look in my backpack. / [[William...
 
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[William and Rachel talk by an open window and the full moon.]] / William: So what do you think actually happened to Amy? / Rachel: Accidental cannibalism. / [[They walk away while talking.]] / Rachel: I figure it was like that joke, "I dreamt I was eating a giant marshmallow, and when I woke up, my pillow...
Scary Go Round 20030702 William: So what do you think actually happened to Amy? / Rachel: Accidental cannibalism. / Rachel: I figure it was like that joke, "I dreamt I was eating a giant marshmallow, and when I woke up, my pillow was gone." / Tessa: What, "I dreamt I was eating a proto-punk hipster chick, and in the morning...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Tessa ducks under police tape and picks up an unidentified purple object with tweezers. The wall behind her is splattered with blood. Rachel stands in the doorway.]] / Rachel: What are you doing? Let's go! / Tessa: I'm looking for actual evidence that Len didn't kill Awful Amy. / Rachel: Your twin loves...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[Rachel holds a large old-fashioned camera up to her face.]] / Rachel: I'm photographing the black square out of deference to our friendship, Tessa, not because I think your theories are anything other than... / [[A half-balding inspector in a suid shines a flashlight on rachel from behind.]] / Rachel:...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[William approaches Shelley, who is putting up a MISSING/AMY CHILTON sign up on a pole. The only words visible are -SING and -ILTON.]] / William: Are you a friend of Amy's? Do you think she's still alive? / Shelley: Yes! And I know her father did not kill her. His brain does not contain the necessary...
Scary Go Round 20030708 [[William approaches Shelley, who is putting up "Missing" flyers for Amy. / William: Are you a friend of Amy's? Do you think she's still alive? / Shelley: Yes! And I know her father did not kill her. His brain does not contain the necessary chemicals for violence! / William: My friends Tessa and Rachel...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison [[William has his hands in his pocket, looking severly awkward.]] / Shelley: Maybe Tessa and Rachel's lowlife detective methods will work. God knows there's nothing good left in the world. / William: Um... / [[Shelley hands William a small slip of paper.]] / William: Do you want to go somewhere and talk...
Scary Go Round :: Monday-Friday Comic by John Allison Shelley: Maybe Tessa and Rachel's lowlife detective methods will work. God knows there's nothing good left in the world. / Tim: Um... / Tim: Do you want to go somewhere and talk about this? / Shelley: Busy. Here's my phone number. Let me know if you hear anything about Amy. / Tim: What did you two...
 

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