I’m reading a biography of stage magician Howard Thurston (1869-1936) and this silly idea about how magicians sold the idea of mysteries and the huge egos they had popped into my head. Creep Rat believes he has something over the audience but he’s an idiot. Yes. death is a mystery — but how one can cause a death is no mystery of all.
Here’s a classic-style 4-panel Underworld strip starring Snuff and Creep Rat. A completely silly and magical situation that’s a little rude the way I like it. This would work great animated – hell, it could even be done live action. If Buster Keaton had worked blue, and I was gag writing for him, I would