The Sucking: Origins

Cast: Guy, Bully, Kid, Gabe, Tycho

Transcript Edit

Panel 1

{Guy is stood holding a Playstation pad. Box at top and bottom.}
Box: When we saw the first commercials for the Playstation - glitzy, MTV style affairs that spoke to the sort of people we weren't - we began to worry.
Box: They were selling our heritage to the same fucking guys who used to beat us up in P.E.!

Panel 2

{Scene change. Bully and Kid are looking at little Gabe. Kid is pointing at little Gabe. Little Gabe is attempting to back away. Three boxes at top.}
Box: They'd never been turned into an Eggplant in Kid Icarus.
Box: They had friends, and girls, and sports...
Box: Why did they need games?

Panel 3

{Scene change. Gabe is looking away from Tycho. Tycho is stood on the desk, without pants. Tycho off panel.}
Tycho: I am the King... of No Pants!
Gabe: Lord, why couldn't he have been the King of Pants?

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Preceded by:
June 4, 2001
Penny Arcade strips Followed by:
June 8, 2001

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