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[Comic for Sunday, July 12, 2009]

Special guest artist: Jim Alexander. Reprinted with his permission from his former online comic strip Algernon's Dilemma. Characters and artwork from Algernon's Dilemma are © Copyright 2003, Jim Alexander. All rights reserved.


[[The soldiers that fled the hangar earlier have returned with the base commander, who listens to them skeptically.]]
Soldier 1: I'm telling you, sir~!! There were two ~ THINGS inside~!! They were HORRIBLE!!
Soldier 2: FIENDISH!!!
Soldier 3: GHASTLY!!
Soldier 4: The most monstrously HIDEOUS things I'd ever seen in my life!!

Solder 1: Apparently, they were in the barracks!! Some of our civies are missing!!
Soldier 4: What'd they want with our CLOTHES?!
Soldier 3: No doubt ~ to pass amongst us UNNOTICED!!

Commander: Personally, I don't believe in men from MARS~!! But, truth of the matter is ~ SOMETHING came in this strange craft!! Put the base on full ALERT!!
Soldier 5: Yes, sir!!

[[Meanwhile ~ The scene changes to a restaurant outside the army base, where the locals are discussing current events.]]
Civilian 1: But, I saw it with my own eyes!! It flew right over my shed and crashed in the desert!!
Civilian 2: [pointing at Civilian 1] What's he on about NOW?
Civilian 3: Something about a FLYING SAUCER!!

Civilian 2: [incredulous] Flying saucer?!??

[[The diner bursts into laughter, which quiets when people notice Emily and Flavoura coming in the door, dressed in their "borrowed" civilian clothes.]]

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