February 20, 2013
#1176: Those Not Present
Every time someone says something negative about a person who’s not in the room, I scoot my chair back a few inches.
[[We see four figures sitting around on a table, talking and drinking. Figure 4 is scooting his chair back.]]
Figure 1: He’s not so bad, but his friends…
[[Figure 4 us now quite a way away from the table.]]
Figure 3: … His band is never gonna take off if…
[[The table is now out of view from the left side of the panel. Three more figures are sitting on the floor to the right, with drinks and talking.]]
Offscreen from the table: Yeah, his sister is even weirder. Did you see she had…
Figure 7: … And there’s a video, but it’s blurry…
[[Figure 4 is now up to the new group. He leans back over his chair.]]
Figure 4: What’re you talking about?
Figure 5: Giant squid!
Figure 4: Mind if I join you?