Thursday, November 6, 2008

No exit (Hi and Lois)

The protean shrubbery in today's Hi and Lois — shifting shape from "picket-fence" to "curly hair" — doesn't surprise me. The shifting part in Hi's hair doesn't surprise me. The expanding muntins don't surprise me. The second panel's Escher-like front door doesn't surprise me.

But the missing doorknob — well, that's a surprise.

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comments: 2

Slywy said...

How about the writing on the report card cover changing sides?

Michael Leddy said...

So much for my close reading!

Do you think these sorts of things are inside jokes among cartoonists?