#396 – lying to be nice

September 16th, 2010

#396 – lying to be nice

I meant to post this comic for Wednesday, but things were more exhausting after SPX than I’d expected. Enjoy a comic today and another one tomorrow!


Discussion (20)¬

  1. kevin says:

    The placebros are looking quite stylish!

  2. CLR says:

    Aw, Will's been touché.

  3. Leith says:

    Larry's up to something. I think it rhymes with 'Larrigold'.

  4. Carl-E says:

    Seems Larry's basis for "honest as fuck" is a little skewed…

  5. love it. one drug dealer asking another about honesty. i wonder if marigold and larry might have something cooking in the future? larry might be able to give her that exciting, spur of the moment facade she'd been wanting from will.

  6. Andrew says:

    Larry just shucked and jived Will hard. "You always come through for me" isn't the same as, "You're an honest guy".

    Something is afoot.

  7. simplyscribed says:

    Larry can't see Will as dishonest, as that would mean seeing *himself* as dishonest. Nobody can acknowledge their own morality as wrong without completely destroying their sense of self (which, of course, Will is on the verge of going through). Larry probably chooses to believe his shuckster ways don't hurt anyone, and sees himself as a lovable scamp rather than a crook. I think he genuinely believes Will to be a "good guy" by his own definition of those terms.

    There probably IS some scam going on though. Just because he sees Will as a a "good guy" won't necessarily stop Larry from using the guy in his machinations.

  8. MerchManDan says:

    Poor Will. He looks well and truly bummed out.

  9. gl1tt3r says:

    Aw, am I the only person who thinks Larry is just trying to be a good bro?

    Larry reminds me of some friends I've had, and while the morals aren't in the right place, they try to be respectable (but fun) people.

    I don't know. If Larry's a jerk it'll break my heart!

  10. Mayday says:

    Will's got his pout on in panel two

  11. aflaminglip says:

    this has nothing to do with this particular strip; but does anyone else think that if octopus pie was an animated series, Brian Posehn would voice merek?

  12. Scott Bieser says:

    Honest-to-fuck! Can't argue with honest-to-fuck.

  13. Nikki says:

    Man, I just love this comic. D:> It's too awesome.

  14. AlmostLiterally says:

    Wikipedia. Digging in deep there, Larry.

  15. Jon Cann says:

    "You're an honest-to-fuck good guy…now let's focus on this instructional scam artist book."

    Not too often a webcomic makes me laugh out loud–wonderful juxtaposition.

  16. Fish says:

    LOL drug dealers talking about honesty and scamming… funny stuff

  17. T9SayWha says:

    Liars! Liars all of them!

    And then I laughed :3