Big Nate by Lincoln Peirce for March 13, 1994
Dad: How's the science report coming along, Nate? Nate: Uh...good! Fine! Dad: It's due tomorrow, isn't it? Nate: Yeah. Dad: May I hear it? Nate: Um...well...okay. "The Great Ape: Lord of the Jungle"! Dad: Uh-huh... Nate: "By Nate Wright"! Dad: Go on. I said go on. Nate: How long does it take to write five thousand words? I'm just curious.