Personally, I think I showed a lot of restraint by only drawing this subterfuge out for a week. And only breaking the fourth wall in every other strip. Thank you.
Two fourth-wall-breaking punchlines in a row? Why, yes, thank you! I do like the way Dave gets himself out of the inevitable time-travel identity test, though. He’s a pretty smooth talker when he wants to be, and when he’s talking to another easily distracted nerd.
This week was incredibly easy to draw because it’s nothing but Madbloods, but also incredibly boring to draw because it’s nothing but Madbloods.
Andrew thinks he’s the one who came up with the idea of Dave trying to convince Madblood that he’s Madblood from the future. He’s probably right. He came up with a lot of the plot of this storyline that doesn’t involve explosions and running around.
I like the postures of Madblood and Dave in the first panel. They’re so obviously not the same person. Also, Dave brought cigarettes.
Man, Dave almost makes it off the moon here. I guess you can’t underestimate Madblood’s ability to overestimate his own chances of successfully conquering the world.
Later, Madblood clarifies that Helen isn’t going to be his primary love slave or anything. Just a love slave.
It’s possible that “babydoll” was and is a certain someone’s personal pet name for the cartoonist. I shouldn’t comment.
This strip follows the Narbonic standard wherein the technobabble is more scientifically accurate than the science. It also follows the standard wherein the dialogue keeps crowding out the artwork. It gets particularly bad in this storyline.
Anyway, Dave managed to keep this thin charade up for a week. That’s pretty good, really.