Comic 105 - 5.4.9

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5.4.9
Average Rating: 5 (6 votes)
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Author Notes:

Chippewa Ghost 24th Aug 2017, 8:01 PM edit delete
Chippewa Ghost
Huh, that was surprisingly restrained.

Of course Tona can't go "high and right" at Mar A Lago. As noted elsewhere, reality is my co-author and consequences have to happen here in order for me to remove pieces from this fictional board.
Chippewa Ghost 24th Aug 2017, 8:23 PM edit delete
Chippewa Ghost
Mr. Skull from Kaza's Mate, Gwena!

Mr. Timmy from Cryptida!

Comments:

Cooke 24th Aug 2017, 8:15 PM edit delete reply
Cooke
Wow, what a great page. The burden of what Tona is doing is really starting to stack up. There's a lot of emotion through her stance alone and the colour usage is on point. She's walking down the proverbial road to hell now and I hope she has at least planned for a way out.
ProfEtheric 24th Aug 2017, 8:18 PM edit delete reply
ProfEtheric
I really hope that she doesn't have to advance that agenda too much longer. This seems to be breaking her a little.
Chippewa Ghost 24th Aug 2017, 8:30 PM edit delete reply
Chippewa Ghost
I don't think bashing Roger Ailes's head into a table is keeping Tona awake at night... getting her ass grabbed by her latest boss and having multiple reasons preventing her from doing anything about it is what's "breaking her a little".
Chippewa Ghost 24th Aug 2017, 8:48 PM edit delete reply
Microraptor 24th Aug 2017, 8:22 PM edit delete reply
Microraptor
Spotted my character's cameo! :-)
(And also, there is that skull guy from your crossover with Kaza's Mate Gwenna, right?)
Chippewa Ghost 24th Aug 2017, 8:24 PM edit delete reply
Chippewa Ghost
Author comments updated! But yeah, I think I probably owe a little more back story on why Tona's whacking Mr. Timmy... though I'm sure you could speculate why.
Microraptor 24th Aug 2017, 10:45 PM edit delete reply
Microraptor
I have now tweaked some dialogue for my comic for 15th September a bit, to include a bit of speculation... As for who is talking there about this incident... ;-D
Seabiscuit 24th Aug 2017, 9:52 PM edit delete reply
Seabiscuit
Awww gosh... This page hurts...
Chippewa Ghost 24th Aug 2017, 10:11 PM edit delete reply
Chippewa Ghost
My wrist was killing me afterwards, so yes, yes it does hurt. (Thanks for the comment!)
Rulerbrain 24th Aug 2017, 10:00 PM edit delete reply
Rulerbrain
She's... feeling conflicted? B-but... planes with showers!

ok, i'll let that joke die now
Chippewa Ghost 24th Aug 2017, 10:11 PM edit delete reply
Chippewa Ghost
Gonna need more than a shower to wash all this away.

lotta dying on this page, but that joke ain't one of them
anonymous coward 25th Aug 2017, 3:55 AM edit delete reply
Surely Trump's history prepared Tona for the fact she would need to endure sexual harassment and assault from him while working for him. No, the real question in all of this is whether or not Trump is going to behave like a proper businessman: Grab her ass, assure her that she's not on the chopping block, and then she wakes up one morning less than a week later finding out from the news that she's fired.

Better people than Trump pull bullshit like that. The perfect time to do that kind of thing is when the victim has a reason not to take their complaints seriously coming down the line. Firing people to react to problems associated with them is a signature move of, ahem, the Trump administration.
Chippewa Ghost 26th Aug 2017, 3:01 PM edit delete reply
Chippewa Ghost
Knowing something shitty is a possibility and having it actually happen aren't the same thing.

And yeah, Tona can read the writing on the wall.

On the positive side, Trump has shown that he's ready and willing to issue pardons for anyone who commits crimes in the process of pushing his agenda!
anonymous coward 26th Aug 2017, 4:10 PM edit delete reply
Yeah, anyone surprised by the shamelessness of Trump doesn't know Trump, or sociopaths in general either. "It's not whether I do it that matters, it's whether someone can and will make the charge stick."
BUMBLEBEE 26th Aug 2017, 2:52 PM edit delete reply
BUMBLEBEE
It's always darkest just before all the incendiaries go off...
Chippewa Ghost 26th Aug 2017, 3:03 PM edit delete reply
Chippewa Ghost
Yup, that's essentially what happens next chapter.
AugustaCaesar 23rd Sep 2017, 12:58 AM edit delete reply
AugustaCaesar
This back-and-forth has been interesting and kind of gets your blood pumped-up for something?!
Caley Tibbittz Collopy 7th Oct 2018, 3:05 PM edit delete reply
Caley Tibbittz Collopy
This is a gorgeous page. The dim understated purple sets her yellow locks ablaze. Really well done -- it's like a postmodern inversion of that old Rockwell piece about ethnic togetherness.