The Grim Adventures
It's a Boy!
Thursday, July 16, 2009
What Say You (
at 10:37am Jul 16
Where are grandfather tree and grandmother graphite?
at 11:01am Jul 16
finally a better one
at 11:01am Jul 16
i meant that as a good thing.
at 11:14am Jul 16
i dont get it. help me out?
at 11:53am Jul 16
Kitty: You know how pencils are kinda long and not sharpened when they are new? And how they are kinda short when they've been used for a while? Well, the baby boy is that new pencil. Actually I think the old pencils should have bitemarks in them. Who has a pencil without bitemarks?
at 12:03pm Jul 17
ok, but why is it a boy?
at 12:20pm Jul 17
It's funny because pencils get smaller the more they are used.
at 12:27pm Jul 17
I get the joke, I just find it appallingly unfunny.
at 12:33pm Jul 17
This comic seems to be pretty hit-and-miss. Going to bookmark and hope the future brings more hit than miss :) Love the artsy "existential" ones.
at 3:40am Jul 17
Mechanical "Cyborg" Pencil
at 4:43am Jul 17
I... I... I am a monnnnsterrrr!!!!!
at 6:43am Jul 17
I'm torn between the existential and the obscene. I thought today's was hilarious, but I'm a big fan of people being clever. But seriously, Mike, you need to make more abortion jokes.
at 6:54am Jul 17
Abortion jokes are my bread and butter. I'll see what I can whip up for next week.
at 7:37am Jul 17
Haha, nice one
at 8:13am Jul 17
Awesome! That's soooo clever! :P
at 8:34am Jul 17
at 10:09am Jul 17
Loved the alt-text.
at 11:05am Jul 17
to answer the person who asked, "why is it a boy?" i think its because its like and unsharpened pencil? so like new born...un..sharpened. i think..
at 12:03pm Jul 17
It's a beautiful baby boy because they all start with 'b'! It just rolls off the tongue more easily than 'beautiful baby girl' or 'beautiful baby what-the-hell-is-that', don't you think?
Actually, I kinda like the second one...
at 1:06am Jul 17
I love your comics, well most of them, but there is nothing funny about killing babies!
The World's Funniest Baby Joke
at 2:32am Jul 17
What's the difference between a trunk full of bowling balls and a trunk full of dead babies?
You can't use a pitchfork on the bowling balls.
at 6:14am Jul 17
It's a boy because he has lead in his . . . self.
at 11:16am Jul 18
its a boy an uncircumcised one
at 3:22am Jul 19
the fact that it's a boy is irrelevant to the funny.
He could have stopped at "oh what a beautiful baby" but decided to let you know the sex. It is not central to the punch line.
at 9:06am Jul 19
To the people commenting: why does the gender matter, and how does this have anything to do with abortion?
It's a great comic that made me laugh... why ruin it
at 3:30am Jul 23
@ Chris Ellis, tree and graphite wouldn't work cuz pencils do not become that as they get older. The grandparents would just be like erasers
at 10:44am Jul 23
@a-co Hmm, that raises many questions on the reproductive process of a pencil.
a dingo ate your baby
at 11:34am Jul 25
aw how thoughtful. someone brought her a salad...that she's storing on top of the...safe by her bed?
at 9:33am Aug 1
This is awful.
at 12:59am Oct 20
took me a sec to get it but then i was was like ^_^
at 8:58pm Nov 18
You are amazing, and this is awesome
at 2:32pm Dec 4
personify more nub
at 3:34am Dec 12
This one would be better if boys were presented as sharpened, and girls not. But still funny.
at 9:03pm Dec 19
for people that commented. nice way of wasting your time people lol
at 8:38am Mar 26
zomg alt text win! ^^
at 11:19am May 12
i wondered what made it a boy.
and killing babies is very funny
at 10:18am Apr 14
scared for the day we run out of trees.
at 1:29am Aug 11
Finding happiness all comes down to one thing, and that's hsonety. Honesty with yourself first and foremost about who you are in the truest sense, and what your needs are as opposed to your wants.I meet all kinds of people from all kinds of backgrounds, and I do this all day, every day. Many of these people I get to know as people, and it never ceases to amaze me how many of them have sold out. Sold their souls in the name of money, & perception. I call it that I'm kind of a big deal syndrome. They work jobs they hate, to buy shit they don't need, and marry people they don't like, and have kids they don't want in an effort to keep up with the Jones. They fall in love with these conceptions of what the perfect little life is, and how they're viewed by others, but when it comes down to brass tacks, their lives are as big a mess as anyones.I know it sounds a little tree huggerish , but I don't think it's possible to ever really be happy, until people know themselves, and what it is that makes their engine run smooth. That's what life is, it's about finding purpose, and reason to be here .it's purely functional. Once we find our function, and are honest about what we need in life as opposed to what we want, I honestly believe that happiness is inevitable
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