I love this strip. I think this is the one where you get the best sense of the relationship between Captain Spectacular and Jerry. The first panel alone–I think if the entire strip were just that panel, I’d be happy. I don’t think anyone else laughs at that first panel (That’s not where the joke should be!), but I do. Every time.

What the rest of the strip is suggesting is a little risque, but it works for the characters. I’m very careful to have heroes be heroes and villains be villains, even (especially) when it comes to innuendos. Still, we’re closing in on the line of acceptability and I knew it. Chapter 2 would see this type of humor almost completely absent.