If you’re a longtime fan you know today’s strip carries a lot of weight. This is, of course, the Money Man from an alternate dimension, but it’s also the Money Man we’ve spent the most time with. It’s a grisly death, but even more than the admittedly visceral impact of that last panel, it’s the impact this death will have on the Fogeys–and Sam in particular–that should resonate as we go forward.

“Death and Destruction.” That’s the title of this chapter. And we mean it.

See you on Wednesday with 708 – “Don’t Worry, He’s Okay”