Never forget that money is merely a symbolic medium of exchange. “High prices” aren’t the real story, just the mechanism. The story is the transfer of wealth from one segment of the population to another.
To be clear, if all wages, prices and cash suddenly doubled in dollar value, that would count as massive inflation, but as any change in the economy. Just a change in units, like centimeters instead of inches.
Of course, this is the point Rat is making (when did he become a progressive?)!
And Nil is more interesting than Bernice.
That put the bartender in a hot spot.
Made me laugh. I guess it all depends on your toilet training.
Where do you even get senile cats?
I was going to wonder if his last name might be Potent. But that is too nerdly a joke for this crowd.
It’s the Luanniverse. They’re not anatomically equipped for sex. And Nil simply has no last name.
Until I saw today’s panel I didn’t think Pearls deserved to pull up Calvin’s socks. But this is so brilliant.
I don’t even think people in the Luanniverse are anatomically correct. All they can do is kiss. And if they can sustain a kiss for more than a few seconds, in the Luanniverse that’s a superpower.
The curse of negative space.