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No. 222: The Incredible News!

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The Incredible News!

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Strip by: Matt Albrecht

{Oliver is a reporter on television}
Oliver: ...which is why I believe that 1978 will be the biggest sales year for manufacturers of clothes dryers.
Oliver: And that's the financial report. Back to you, Samantha.
Samantha: {replaces Oliver on screen} Thank you, Oliver. The crime spree of clothes line robberies seems to be at an end. Police have identified the culprit as Bruce Banner.

The author writes:

Clothes dryers really started to take off in the United States in the warmer climates around 1965. However, for some reason, Bruce Banner was able to still find a ready supply of clothes lines between 1978 and 1982, when The Incredible Hulk aired on TV. My guess is that Bruce Banner was secretly working for G.E.