219: Blanket Fort
Title text: Also, we have a fort out in the woods where we stashed that hooker's body.
Apparently a continuation of comic 150: Grownups, Megan is showing off a blanket fort (which is actually a combination blanket-and-pillow fort, a very childlike activity) to her friend Ponytail, who implies that her childishness (as also evidenced by her creation of a ball pit in the previous comic) stems from a fear of growing up. Megan responds that she's fine with growing up, and that her behavior is actually mature realization that some things we enjoyed as children are still enjoyable. When pressed for evidence that she has in any way become an "adult," it is revealed that her boyfriend (most likely the guy from Grownups) is inside the blanket fort but has not spoken until now because he's "not exactly dressed," implying "adult" activities have been going on in it (though probably not in the sense that Ponytail meant).
The title text again plays with the meaning. They've built a tree fort in the woods, which is another type of forts that a kid would love to have, but then they've used it to hide a body, implied to be someone they've killed, something that it is assumed no kid would do.
- [Two girls are talking with each other. There is a fort made of cushions and blankets on the left]
- Megan: Like my fort? It uses every blanket and cushion in the apartment.
- Ponytail: Okay, no offense, but this is like that ball pit you made -- Cute, but don't you worry you're clinging to childhood games because you're afraid of change?
- Megan: No. I'm happy to grow up. But I won't pretend fun things aren't still fun out of fear of looking silly.
- Ponytail: But you're 24 and building blanket forts. How have you changed? What's adult about that?
- Megan: Well, there's my boyfriend curled up in the back.
- Ponytail: ...Ah.
- Boyfriend [from inside the fort]: Excuse my shyness. I'm not exactly dressed.
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