I think there might be something else of Walky’s going up.
Well, there’s an inverse relationship there, yes.
Ironic avatars FTW.
Perfectly happy being single, eh?
The second you say that you’re happy being single it’s like saying “I’ll be in a relationship within a month”.
Huh, I should try that… No, wait I’ve been saying that for several years now… so no, it doesn’t appear to work like that…
It only kicks in for fictional characters, actually. The real ones….They always…listen and believe it! It’s WEIRD.
Well it worked for me and my then friend… we both said it at different times and within 3 weeks we started dating. Now we’re engaged. So, it happens.
worked for a friend also… they’re both married now
well in that case, i’m happy being single!
I’m happy being single, but being in a relationship wouldn’t make me less happy.
Now the universe’s sense of dramatic irony doesn’t know what to do!
D’awwww meters rising…
With the Dina avatar, your comment was made 100% cuter.
It’s amazing how the avatars affect (effect?) our comments here, as opposed to the ones on Shortpacked!…
Affect. The effect of seeing certain avatars affects your perception of the comments.
Yeah, your comments always come across happy and cheerful and I can say pretty much anything and it sounds negative.
I think with mine I sound like I’m about to (after my usual completely unnecessary and long-winded explanations filled with several typos at least) throw a smoke pellet down and disappear into the night. That and/or be very dramatic with my cape by flicking it around- an action which will eventually strangle me somehow.
And now we have a “guess which avatar it was game…”
My avatar lets people know exactly what I think of 75% of the human population.
Really? The Mike icon just makes comments sound “grumpy” to me. I remember the one time I had the “Joe” icon, I think I forever got branded a dude by about everyone (although in fairness I was discussing shipping JoycexBillie then, but whatever).
Which is really funny because half of my comments are about causing people physical harm of some sort…
Goddamnit I’m now Joe. I quite liked Amazigirl.
Now everything I’ll post will sound incredibly suggestive.
Eh, could be fun. I mean, he’ll still be disappearing a lot and quite possibly using strange exits when the need arises. He simply won’t be doing so after a night of crime-fighting.
Mmmmmm. Amazi-girl/Joe anyone?
And now I’m a Billie. So pretty much the same except drunk?
But some people (Such as Jabberwocky, No0ne and myself) have actually chosen to use avatars based on these characters. So that means we know their effect on others perceptions and have chosen to roll with it anyways.
Most of this thread makes absolutely no sense now because several of the avatars are apparently no longer what they were when the original posts were made.
Love this one. I was like this with my first Girlfriend.
Why did I have to be Sal whilst posting that? Also, It says I posted on the 19th at 12:03, but it’s 10:04 here. Via time zones, I may be FIRST!
Aww, cameos :3
Saw that one coming. But I like it.
I demand that, as a mini-series perhaps, you make a story arc based on a show for Dexter and Monkey Master.
Wait, Dexter? The Head Alien’s name is DEXTER?!
I…don’t know what jokes to make first, the ones about a kid with a laboratory and apparent German accent, or the ones about murdering murderers.
How about one of a murderer genius kid who murders murderers.
^ With a German accent.
You mean Dexter from Miami, right? He doesn’t have a German accent.
Isn’t that basically Death Note?
No, that has a Japanese accent
Was replying to the post above Emo Robin.
It was an injoke on the old forums, as I recall. Pre-Resurrection, the Head Alien had the hand on the left side; POST-Resurrection, the hand was on the right.
This links to Sinister and Dexter (the latter being the right-handed), though I can’t exactly remember how. I seem to recall it has something to do with Latin.
Sinister is from the Latin for left-handed, Dexter for right-handed. Because of the way formal togas are worn, left hands were often hid underneath multiple folds of robes, and so people hid objects in their left hand — stolen objects, knives, etc. Thus the “sinister” hand because associated with wickedness, while the right hand, used for gesturing, became known for fine hand movements.
That was actually a really impressive explanation! <3
This is the first time I’ve heard a satisfactory reason for that.
If Latin is a dead language, you are a master necromancer. Omnes, Ave discipulam/discipulum Latinae linguae!
So the same reason Geoff Johns has Sinestro wear his ring on his left hand. Thanks, that makes sense now.
…that actually makes sense.
I like it, though. Dexter. Better than just having to call him Head Alien…
In the Walky/Fans crossover, Shanna was captured by the Head Alien. She kept making fun of his voice, which apparently was kinda munchkin-like. “Dexter” was one of the names she called him.
Yes, but he was known as Dexter on the forums before that. Shanna’s use of the name was a thru-the-4th-wall reference to that, in a way that would work in-universe (considering that it never was his nickname in the actual comic).
Thanks for explanation, not everyone here roams the forums as well.
Blasphemy. You must go there immediately.
Seriously, the fora for these comics have always been awesome. Probably the best one of all the webcomics I read.
Oh man, I know how Walky feels. I wonder how this will work out for him. Possibly poorly, I imagine.
Dextra in Latin is “right” and “sinestra” is “left”.
thus we get amberdextrous? i guess.
meh, called it last comic, but then, who couldnt.
ill come back in a week or two to get more enjoyment out of it.
Amberdextrous means Amazi-Girl can beat you up with either fist.
That was an awesome correction.
I dig it.
This isn’t really hilarious per se, but it is SUPER ADORABLE.
Called it! Well sort of. I said the Cheese should be a comic or cartoon or something. And this is along those lines at least.
I don’t think you can “call” one of the first things announced about the webcomic. 🙂
Sure you can, you just look stupid… but you can… It’s like calling someone a moron. If they really are a moron or not is hardly revenant to your comment…
Well, just because you announced it, doesn’t mean that I was aware of said announcement. =P
Well, fair enough, but just because you weren’t aware of said announcement doesn’t mean you’re ahead of the times instead of behind. 😉
I think it makes me further behind said times in fact.
The scale in the last panel reminds me of this Scary Go Round comic.
I <3 this.
I take it you weren’t on the forums in the last year or two if It’s Walky!?
i’m totally paranoid everyone looks at the cartoon folder thing a think well thats the closest thing we’ll see of head alien but i start thinking that they have already infiltrated society and made the show as mean to blend in without being noticed * head alien walks down the street* “oh its a kid in a dexter costume aw” everything i see further proves this is the universe that causes the machete arc willis please tell me i’m being nuttier than a reeses peanut butter cup
You’re being silly. We’ve been told that none of the aliens had any influence on this world. Why would we have any reason to disbelieve Willis?
cause were in a parallel which we’ve we won’t see head alien and thats exactly what causes the machete arc. It wouldn’t be the first time that willis has done something that makes us collectively say DAMN YOU WILLIS
The fact that in the icon configuration at this moment Joe looks like he’s having this conversation with himself amuses me greatly. Also, xain, I still can’t decide if you just don’t know how to use punctuation or if you’re just trying to sound like a rambling schizophrenic.
“Why would we have any reason to disbelieve Willis?”
*ahem*. New here?
Sarcasm. Trade secret. Don’t tell anyone.
The Prophecy Has Come True!
All the gentlemen go for Dorothy Keener. She’s a dude-attracting machine. Ladies best scootch outta the way now.
You know who else like cartoons? Joe (or he at least liked cartoon related things). I think Dorothy just jumped up a notch on his ‘Do List’ ranking.
Aww, cute! Dexter and Monkey Master, the animated series. Sadly, no giant mutant honey cake… YET!
That’s Giant Mutant Honey Bun thank you very much.
Giant Mutant FROSTED Honey Bun, FYI.
Wait, Walky’s default setting is “Smart Ass”? I would have guessed “Bored” or “Distracted”.
From what we’ve seen so far I think everyone’s default setting is smart-ass. Except Joyce, for now.
Which makes sense, Smart-ass is the most awesome form anyone can take.
The theme song is actually my FAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAACE
Guys have changed opinions for less. Walky’s faaaaaaaaace change is adorable.
D’aww! That face is so adorably cute!
…she said whilst wearing a Walky gravatar.
Don’t you mean FAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAACE?
Wally’s faaaaaaaaaaaace is adorable!
-clears throat- Damn, is that ever going to get old? xD
Bravo, Dorothy, you just tuned a girl-hating Philistine into a real boy.
…god that sounded way dirtier than I intended it to.
So is monkey master and actual monkey this time, or is he still some sort of ape?
And could we here this theme song?
The short little genius!
And his robot ape! The Monkey Master!
They’re here to save the day (la, la, la)
And get home in time to play (la, la, la)
You’ll never see a more unusual pair!
And Mon-key Ma-a-a-ste-e-e-e-er!
Dexter and Monkey Master!
Yeah, I wrote that on the fly.
I want to be disdainful of your “theme song” but that actually wasn’t too bad.
Impressive, considering it was entirely improvised.
The short little alien!
They’re here to save the day (la, la, la)
I imagine the theme song would originally be in Japanese, be about justice and burning hope, yet when translated into English, lose all of its folk “charm,” and be replaced by what cartoon companies think sound “hip” and “techno.”
Either that, or its a variation of Pinky and the Brain’s theme
Back in the day, I wrote a parody with Monsieur Mallah and the Brain as Pinky and the Brain (“One is a cyborg, the other’s an ape…”). This is now how I’m going to picture the Dexter series.
Cue Walky blurting something inappropriate in 3… 2…
Well, if he’s anything at all like me, Freshman year, he will. And then regret it for the next 22 years.
Oh, what might have been…
Ha. This. I wonder HOW inappropriate and random he will be myself.
Or maybe he’ll be completely interrupted from saying anything by Leslie appearing to start the class.
I hope for the latter more myself- I want Leslie!
Lately your comics refuse to load for me. Everything else on the page loads. O_o
It’s because you touch yourself at night.
It’s because he touches his FAAAAAAAAAACE!
That is part of himself/herself
Hah. Loving the Comic so far, Dave! Looking forward to another one.
Also lol at Smartass being Walky’s default.
Or, alternatively, *murders a murderer*.
Goodness, Walkerton’s expression is even more lovesick than Joyce’s girlcrush on Sal. Fasten seatbelts. Make sure trays are in the upright and locked position. Willis is in a hurry.
I wish I had a smartass to buffoon slide switch..;.so I could destroy it.
Why the heck is there a Semicolon in my ellipses.
it gets lonely, being a semicolon. He just wanted to hang out with all the cool kids/punctuations.;
I don’t know why people seldom use semicolons; it’s really quite easy.
Well; I can think of a reason.
Everyone should use colons as often as possible: they are the best punctuation.
There is a cartoon in the DoA universe called Dexter and Monkey Master?
Willis, I love you forever.
Don’t know if anyone else picked up on it, but this is kinda reminiscent of an old Scary-go-Round strip.
Yes, someone earlier mentioned that.
the cheese should totally be the villain of that comic. and i cant wait to see what mike has to say about this development, or joe for that matter
I want a Robo-Vac/Dexter & Monkey Master.
That would be awesome.
Gah, why did that double post?
Oh ho, have you slipped out of that vaunted 25% of the human population you don’t look down on? 😉
I want a “The Cheese” sculpture.
She’s going to get stalked on Faaaaaaaacebook.
Woah trippy on so many levels. “In one universe we fight the Monkey Master and Head Alien throwing lives and money into their defeat” “In the other universe we just wanna get their autograph”
I guess that would make the animaniacs some sort of evil triumverate in the DoA universe.
“We’re Evil Maniacs!”
The Animaniacs are always an Evil triumvirate. That’s what makes them so insidiously awesome.
Ironically, this may have been Head Alien’s true wish after all
Yay Monkey Master!
HAH. I knew you’d never be able to leave him out.
I love being surprised by random cameos of people I haven’t seen in ages.
OK, we need a theme song. I’ll convert it to a ringtone.
–says the guy whose phone sounds like Kim Possible’s Kimmunicator
I already wrote one.
…and it was pretty good. Now we need someone to compose it using Midi or 8-bit music.
I could probably do that after Thanksgiving. What is the tune, the lyrics were awesome.
Eh-heh, it isn’t really to the tune of anything. I modeled the first few bars of the Powerpuff Girls ending theme, though.
*after the Powerpuff Girls ending theme ^^;
Or a Vocaloid!
Why are these things happening?! I can’t let go of the past, Willis! I can’t!
Oh well, I think Dorothy will flat out reject him anyway. He has no direction, where as she has a very defined goal. I foresee a crazy love quadrangle in our somewhat near future.
Walky will love Dorothy, who instead will love Joe for his awesome robot skills, and Joyce will fall for Walky while he’s trying to impress Dorothy by being cute. Yup. I call it right now!…
Or maybe Walky will just end up with Dorothy. *facepalm*
Beware the Love Octagon.
Beware the Darkness Turducken.
you win the interweb
Do I get a prize?
Your Darkness Turducken is in the mail.
I have a feeling that this might be the universe that Dorothy ends up with Walky.
Then again, this might be something that was said in order to **** with Dorothy in the other universe. (It’ll be really hard to move on past the idea of Walky & Joyce if they don’t end up together & he ends up with Dorothy or someone else.)
I would totally love to hear the theme song!
It would probably be to the tune of Pinky and the Brain. *L*
I would totally watch that show.
(reading comic: Exter & Monkey Baster)
Hm, must be an in joke.
(rereading comic: Exter & Monkey Baster)
I still don’t get it. That’s clearly a character from It’s Walky, but I’d have to look it up on Walkypedia.
(reading comic again: Exter & Monkey Master)
Wait, what? I’ve been reading the second M as a B! It’s “Monkey Master.” I guess I got up a little late in the day. Well, this was a funny incident. I guess I’ll post a comment for my fellow comic-readers to amuse themselves at my expense.
(looks at tags: Dexter, …)
The head Alien’s nickname was Dexter because his left “hand” was a claw.
IMAGINED CAST FOR DEXTER AND THE MONKEY MASTER:
Dexter: Richard Steven Horvitz
Monkey Master: Gary Chalk
Obligatory Token Human: Zach Tyler Eisen (if male)/Tara Strong (if female)
The Cheese (assuming The Cheese is in the show): Mark Hamill.
…I need to get a life.
Same as in It’s Walky!, Head Alien sounds like Jon Lovitz and Monkey Master is Kelsey Grammer.
Can… can the normal aliens sound like Zim, at least? 9_9
Why not Billy West doing Zim?
this is a test for my new gravatar. AND OMG ITS HEAD ALIEN…. (jason is better)
O NO MY BOWTIE!!!
I love this comic so, so much.
Dang! So Walky IS the “love at first sight” type of person…and its with DOROTHY of all people (kinda a bit shallow, but common ground is common ground I suppose)… Now I’m even more curious: Are Walky and Joyce going to still end up together or is this a universe where they don’t even give each other a second glance? (More importantly, will Dorothy make the same mistake?)
Love at first sight is a tricky thing, being based entirely on external appearances rather than a deeper understanding of the person. Except in rare occasions it doesn’t make for a lasting relationship.
Today I gave a depressing, heartfelt goodbye to a girl I severely disliked the first time I met her. The feeling was mutual, but over the years we’ve grown on each-other quite a bit. There’s still hope for Joyce and Walky.
Or, there would be, if David Willis wasn’t evil.
*nods* I very much agree!
…Anyone else really want to see an episode of that show?
If we do it the way the Flinstone Kids used to watch CAPTAIN…CAAAAVEMAAAAAAAN! then sure.
I love all the Joe avatars in the comments. It’s…appropriate. As I say this with a Joe avatar.
Jason-avatar, you are missing!
I’m Angry-Joyce now. Was my Jasontar really that popular?
This is also a test to see my new gravatar
Why am I still Ruth? 🙁
So Roz gets a tag because we see part of her hair and her sleeve?
In about a week I’m going to tag a patch of blue.
As long as you don’t tag it “patch of blue,” cause that would be a bad joke…
(804): He likes Jesus. Game over.
(804): Oooh wait, he just told me he was high.
Wait… why does everyone assume it’s Dexter?
It could be Texter… Hexter, Lexter, Kexter. Vexter…. We can’t see the first letter after all…
You could read the title of today’s strip. 🙂
That and read the tags.
Yay I’m Monkey Master today.
Besides that, dammit! 😛 I’m trying not to meta here. Srsly though,,, well placed thumb is evil.
So, does Walky’s dumbass meter go to eleven?
It’s like Dumbing of Age is Earth Prime to the Roomies! Universe.
Good looks and she likes cartoons. Walky, I do not want to you be this shallow.
No restritive elbow cannons? 🙁 Gosh-darn you Willis!
I could’ve sworn I’d just made a gravatar :s
Gasp! Usurper of the Jasontar!
aww, i love the walky face. although i tend to think he and joyce should be together in any universe. :/
It’ll be interesting to see how Walky and Joyce get together (and really, who doubts that will happen?), especially when it seems Joyce will have a front-row seat to his romantic escapades.
Aaaand there goes his bloodflow.
This is in fact the exact same plot line that caused Walky to be aware of Dorothy in the original story line. I though you were going to be blazing new story trails in this Willis.
The blood is moving from one head down to the other…
He was already a buffoon so that didn’t really change anything.
no san diego comic-con, the sorries
Who should be R.A.?
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