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Beamed directly into your brain by: The Thinker
The author writes:
I think we had previously deployed those exact same tropes at the exact same point during the (long-running) "The Seventh Scribble"* story arc.
* Which is particularly notable as being one of 4 story arcs in this webcomic that has received neither an outright sequel or some other form of follow-up, and the only one of those whose lack of sequel is not due to an intractable copyright dispute.