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Without Me

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Permanent URL: https://mezzacotta.net/garfield/?comic=2129

Strip by: Crazy56U

{a cellphone is seen lying on a table, off}
{the phone lights up, someone is calling it}
Ringtone: Now this looks like a job for me
{Jon peeks in from the left, having heard the phone}
Ringtone: So everybody just follow me
{Jon is closer}
Ringtone: 'Cause we need a little controversy
{Jon is reaching for the phone}
Ringtone: 'Cause it feels so empty without-
{suddenly, Garfield pops in to smash the phone with a mallet}
Jon: (surprised, shocked) Hey!
Jon: (pissed) I liked that ringtone!
Garfield: Trust me. The world is a better place.
{apparently, Garfield hates Eminem}

The author writes:

Upon seeing the original strip, I came up with two things that could've improved it:

1. It being longer, and it being made clear what Jon's ringtone was.

2. And then I got the idea to listen to some music at 2:30ish AM...

[[Original strip: 2012-04-02.]]

Original strip: 2012-04-02.