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No. 538: Jon Gets Introspective

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Jon Gets  Introspective

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Strip by: Manyhills

Jon: I want a dog. A chihuahua.
Jon: When I get back to my small flat.
Jon: I want to hear somebody bark.
Jon: Oh, you can get lonely.
Jon: Don't want a cat.
Jon: Scratching its claws over my habitat.
Jon: Giving no love and getting fat.
Jon: Oh, you can get lonely.
Jon: And a cat's no help with that.

The author writes:

The second verse in particular of this Tennant/Lowe classic (from 1988's Introspective) has a depressing resonance with Jon's life.

It seems an awful lot of my SRoMG submissions are about music in some way. Possibly this is a self-conscious attempt to show off the breadth of my taste; I prefer to think of it as a coping mechanism, whereby I transplant my current obsession/earworm into the comic medium and thereby free myself of it. If this is the case, expect to see a comic about "I've Never Met A Nice South African" up shortly. I've met the king of China and a working Yorkshire miner...

Original strips: 1986-11-20, 1991-08-07, 2000-08-14, 2001-02-06, 2003-03-11, 2005-05-20, 2006-03-04, 2006-03-17, 2006-07-10.