Irregular Webcomic!

Archive     Cast     Forum     RSS     Books!     Poll Results     About     Search     Fan Art     Podcast     More Stuff     Random     Support on Patreon    
New comics Mon-Fri; reruns Sat-Sun
<   No. 1978   2008-06-26   >

Comic #1978

1 {scene: A table in a tavern, where a villager and a couple of the town guards are chatting.}
1 Villager: So what are we going to do with these adventurers we caught?
2 Guard 1: We could shove them through the teleport gate to Cragfoot and let them deal with them.
3 Guard 2: That won't work; they'll resist. One's a fire wizard, and one's a lizard man. We'd never survive.
4 Guard 1: That's not what I'm most afraid of.
4 Guard 2: Oh?
4 Guard 1: That hobbit looked primed for punning.

First (1) | Previous (1977) | Next (1979) || Latest Rerun (1979) | Latest New (4039)
First 5 | Previous 5 | Next 5 | Latest 5
Fantasy theme: First | Previous | Next | Latest || First 5 | Previous 5 | Next 5 | Latest 5
This strip's permanent URL: http://www.irregularwebcomic.net/1978.html
Annotations off: turn on
Annotations on: turn off

Here's a look at what some of the minor incidental characters get up to behind the scenes, in the wake of the major characters.

Some interesting works of fiction have been created dealing with such characters. Probably the best known one is Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, which deals with the two so-named minor characters in Hamlet.


2019-07-13 Rerun commentary: Concentrating on minor characters makes this strip is a lower-deck episode of this comic. These guys are heroes of another story, which we are not privileged to see beyond this tiny snippet where they interact with our familiar heroes.

Also: Lambert is indeed primed for punning, as the previous hobbit pun was in strip #1896, and so by my self-imposed statute of limitations on hobbit puns (one per hundred strips), we're due for another one before too much longer. This was a deliberate fourth wall reference when I wrote this strip.

LEGO® is a registered trademark of the LEGO Group of companies, which does not sponsor, authorise, or endorse this site.
This material is presented in accordance with the LEGO® Fair Play Guidelines.

My comics: Irregular Webcomic! | Darths & Droids | Eavesdropper | Planet of Hats | The Dinosaur Whiteboard | mezzacotta
My blogs: 100 Proofs that the Earths is a Globe (science!) | Carpe DMM (whatever) | Snot Block & Roll (food reviews)
More comics I host: The Prisoner of Monty Hall | Lightning Made of Owls | Square Root of Minus Garfield | iToons | Comments on a Postcard | Awkward Fumbles
© 2002-2019 Creative Commons License
This work is copyright and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 4.0 International Licence by David Morgan-Mar. dmm@irregularwebcomic.net