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Puck originally started as a university newspaper comic way back in the prehistoric days of 1998. It was reborn in 2011, and is now running weekly, in color. You can see the original run of eighty strips AND the new colour strips all here!
For those who don’t know baby showers, Satan is correct in his observation. What he doesn’t say, of course, is that it is the role of the other women to get downright nasty, and make lots of portentous warnings about how the childless young woman will one day have colicky twins and saggy boobs and barf in her hair.
My wife got enough of this treatment in her younger years. “Well, you haven’t had kids yet, obviously,” a matronly peer once hissed at a gathering, looking at my wife’s thin waist with a critical eye. “Just wait till you do.” Well, two kids later, my wife’s still the same size she was then, so suck it, ugly moms!
FYI: it’s long been a dream of mine to have my mail brought to me on a silver serving dish. Not sure where this dream comes from, but I can at least include such a dream in this comic.