|Saturday, October 4, 2008|
|Panel 1: In the title panel of this Sunday-style colour comic, Marie stands against a black background, staring at the words "West of Bathurst by Kari Maaren." Barbara comes up behind Marie.|
Panel 2: In Marie's favourite basement nook, Marie sits on the floor, reading a book. Barbara is on the couch, leaning over to look down at Marie.
Barbara: Let's go find chocolate.
Marie: No, thanks.
Panel 3: Barbara bounces up onto her knees and grabs Marie by the hair.
Barbara: STOP SULKING.
Panel 4: Barbara takes Marie's arm and yanks her to her feet
Barbara: No more moping.
Marie: I'm not moping.
Barbara: Up! Up! Seize the thingy!
Panel: Life is like a bowl of petunias! Every cow has a silver wardrobe! Anti-foobery! Panty-waistery! I'm always here if you need someone to talk to!
Panel 5: Marie flings herself at Barbara, sobbing.
Marie: ...Let's go find chocolate.
Barbara [a hand on Marie's shoulder]: That would be wise.
Alt-Text: This message was brought to you by the number 42 and a newly created sperm whale.