January 8, 2020
#2252: Parenthetical Names
[Cueball is typing on his smartphone. Three messages appear in gray boxes above him:]
Do you want to go see Sonic (the Hedgehog)?
Why are there so many books about Jack (the Ripper)?
I didn’t know Robin Williams once played Popeye (the Sailor Man)
[Caption below the panel:]
Whenever I mention anyone called “ the ,” I put “the ” in parentheses, like I added it as a clarification.