"Bakunintin" gag redacted

Sometimes living in a very small market for secondhand English books has its advantages. You do get to see an awful lot of the weirder stuff that people brought to Tokyo and then tired of. Like Answers in Genesis, for instance, and comic books that include panels like this:

And I don't even need to explain what's going on here, because the whole thing is online. (Really should have checked that before I got the scanner out.)

I won't ruin the ending, but I think I can safely reveal that the Man gets certain things stuck to him.

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Is it just me, or is there a rather disturbing Animal Planet subtext here? Reminds me of my one and only visit to the Columbus Zoo, while the giant land tortoises were in rut....

After which my answer to the question in the first panel would have been, "No, but you could hear the male for miles."


What the heck is Captain Haddock doing getting his ass kicked? It should be the other way around!

And what is Tintin doing saying "mate?" Sure, the haircut is silly but the kid isn't British...

*clicks to find out*


Pff, Captain Haddock. Any one of the Gauls could take him out.

IDR: it's disturbing, the things you notice.


Occupational hazard.

That or just a seriously sick/dirty mind?

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