Not only don’t I get it, but I’m pretty sure this is a repeat and I didn’t get it the first time either. And forgot the eventual explanation.
And by the way, Death showing up in the comics twice on the same day doesn’t even qualify as synchronicity anymore.
This is one reason you empty out the pumpkin before carving it.
But what’s the joke here?
Seriously, what is it with comic strips featuring Death lately? It’s not just one or two strips: this seems to be a trend across the entire “comics page.”
Maybe all these artists are hitting Middle Age at the same time?
Some sense of foreboding in the air?
The artists have all joined a book club and they’re passing around Neil Gaiman graphic novels?
These two are just from today:
(And by the way, I don’t really get the Lio: Death is going to discuss job opportunities at Tartarus Inc.?
Even putting aside how unsettling this is… what’s the joke, and why are Buni, the headless chicken and the freakish Drumstick Babies laughing?
Bananas give off ethylene, which makes other fruit ripen more quickly, which is kind of analogous to zombies turning other people into zombies.
Except that only ripening bananas give off ethylene, but that’s all I got…