22: Barrel - Part 3

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Barrel - Part 3
A whirlpool!
Title text: A whirlpool!

Explanation

This is the third in a five-part series of comics whose parts were randomly published during the first several dozen strips. The series features a character that is not consistent with what would quickly become the xkcd stick figure style. The character is in a barrel. The full series is:

Transcript

[Large vortex, spinning water covers the whole panel. A boy in a floating barrel is near the edge, apparently about to be sucked in.]
Boy: Wow!

Trivia

  • This is the twenty-third comic posted to livejournal. The previous was 40: Light. The next was 23: T-shirts.


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Discussion

Like the previous cartoons in this series, the theme is wonder. In a situation that would have almost all of us screaming with fear, this little boy somehow sees the grandeur and majesty before him rather than the danger. BinaryDigit (talk) 11:12, 23 March 2013 (UTC)

Didn't anyone notice that WOW upside down is actually MOM? Thus continuing the "Barrel - Part 2"... 141.101.93.206 22:22, 14 May 2014 (UTC) Žmale

Not relevant here but see 1117: My Sky for the upside down WOW. --Dgbrt (talk) 20:30, 15 May 2014 (UTC)
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