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No. 128: Misspelling

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Permanent URL: https://mezzacotta.net/pomh/?comic=128

Strip by: Ian Boreham

{A fire mage is on his hands and knees, vomiting up a tangled mass of hair into the path of an approaching kobold.}
caption: Furball

{A loincloth-clad figure is making a coil of rope rise in the air, but it widens into a giant cable at the top.}
caption: Rope Thick

{A robed wizard's extended hand sends an electrical discharge towards a giant black-clad opponent, whose hands and weapon haft become white as the blast strikes.}
caption: Lightening Bolt

{A three-headed creature with the body of a lion, but a snake tail, a goat's head and a chimpanzee head.}
commenter: Did you just summon a chimpaera?
caption: Summon Monkster

{Weird, bulbous, tendrilled things are growing from within a fallen robe and pair of sandals.}
caption: Polypmorph Self

{A warrior wizard strikes a heroic pose, pointing the way for his undead creatures to charge. They are paying no attention to him, but are signing to each other.}
warrior wizard: Minions, attack!
caption: Raise Deaf

caption: Surprisingly, it turns out that ability to spell is actually very important for a spellcaster.

The author writes:

Bonus points for anyone able to work out what my feeble attempt to render Auslan is supposed to mean. Why would hearing-impaired undead creatures be signing in Auslan? Well, I ask you, why would their creator by shouting in English?

Drawn in Krita and Inkscape.