Big Nate by Lincoln Peirce for April 28, 1991
Drawn Nurse: I've never seen a patient fight for life like THIS man, Doctor! Drawn Doctor: This is no ordinary man, Nurse! This is Nate Wright! Now get me a fork! Drawn Nurse: A... A fork? What are you going to DO?? Drawn Doctor: I'm going to eat my lunch, Nurse! Drawn Doctor: E-Gad! You can't get good help nowadays! Nate: Being sick is the worst... Off-panel: Nate! Francis is here! Nate: Good ol' Francis! What a pal! Nate: He knows I've been sick, so he's dropping by to cheer me up! Now THAT's a best friend! Nate: This is making me feel better already! What a pal! What a buddy! Francis: I brought you your homework. Nate: I hate him.