Big Nate by Lincoln Peirce for November 10, 1998
FRANCIS: They've released the seedings for the soccer playoffs! We go against Kefferson in round one! NATE: Jefferson?! Our arch rival! Oooh, this'll be a war! FRANCIS: War? More like a massacre! Have you forgotten they beat us nine to nothing back in September? NATE: That was misleading! That didn't reflect the true nature of the game! FRANCIS: Oh right. They put in their scrubs midway through the first half. NATE: They did?