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No. 675: Jon and Lyman #1: How it began

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Jon and Lyman #1: How it began

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Strip by: Vigintiseptem

{Jon is drinking coffee}
SFX: Ding dong
{Jon opens the front door, Lyman enters.}
Jon: Lyman.
Lyman: Jon.
Lyman: I'm cold. I'm hungry. I'm weak. Take me in!
Jon: Is that all you have, the one suitcase?
Lyman: Yes.
Jon: Sure, Lyman. You know my home is your home.
Jon: {thinking} But my sandbox is off-limits.

The author writes:

What if Jon didn't have a cat and Lyman didn't have a dog? I felt it would be interesting to briefly explore what that setting might bring. For one, it does apparently give Jon some pretty strange habits...

Original strip: 1978-08-07. Additional elements from: 1978-08-08 and 1978-08-23.