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No. 2144: My Pulse Will Be Quickenin'

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My Pulse Will Be Quickenin'

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Strip by: Manyhills

Jon: You woke up with a smile!
Garfield: I know...
Garfield: Strychnine poisoning!

The author writes:

To quote the Royal Society of Chemistry:

The symptoms of strychnine poisoning are unmistakeable: the patient has violent convulsions and contortions, notably arching of the back, while the jaw muscles can contract, leaving the victim with a fixed grin.

Not to pat myself on the back too much, but I love how this dialogue edit changes the context of Jon's facial expression in the last panel.

Original strip: 2003-05-19.