Monday, November 03, 2008

Your Inaugural Moment of Chick

I was sitting out on my balcony, admiring the cresent Moon and the evening star (Venus) floating gently above her, when I thought, "Hey, that totally reminds me of the official symbol of Islam! Neat!"

And that realization inspired me to create a new semi-regular feature here at Lover of Strife.

Every once in awhile, I'll post a random panel from a Chick Publications comic strip. My Loyal Strifemongers will then comment upon it.

Ready? Good:



Thalia Took said...

That is so screwed up it cannot be the result of mere ignorance, but must be a deliberate twisting.

So, really, my only comment can then be:

Fuck you Jack Chick.

Not real eloquent or funny, I suppose, but quite heartfelt.

Thalia Took said...

That reminds me. I came out of a supermarket last May 1st (yes, I was out doing errands on Beltaine, which was annoying) to find a good number of the cars in the parking lot (including my own) with Christian tracts tucked under the windshield wipers. This really annoyed me.

I figured if they could put them there, I could remove them, so I went and undid all of someone's hard work by taking every last one of them off the cars.

It was rather satisfying.

Red Delicious said...

Unfortunately, taken out of context, this panel makes it seem as though the father is merely an accepting moron trying to enlighten his son.

"Tell me more, Papa Homer! I want to know all the constellations!"

"There's Hank the cowboy, and that big dipper-looking one over there is... Alan the cowboy."

This belies the point of Jack Chick, which is... oh, I don't know, that your dog is going to hell or something.

Pitch313 said...

Wouldn't it be better to put up a random panel from, say, the Witch Hazel stories of Little Lulu?

Evn said...

Oh, I will be. But I also enjoy how Chick's take on Islam makes him such a proponent of polytheism.

miakoda said...

Classic "My God's (big-G) bigger than your god (little-g)" propaganda. Why hasn't Chick been made the patron saint of condescension and ignorance? What's that you say? Miracle requirements? Pft. It's a miracle Chick tracts weren't laughed out of existence ... does that count?

Of course, part of me wants the next panel to have one of the penitents coming over to kick dad's ass for disrupting the prayers and demoting Allah to "moon god." I think the election thing's making me a little feisty today...

Evn said...

The next panel shows a Muslim man going, "Moon god?!" And then he makes murderous threats. And then finds Jesus.

Kinda like a sit-com how these stories tie themselves up so neatly.

knottybynature said...

Most people don't know a healthy dose of paganism if it gave them a naked lap dance.

And when you start to tell them, they get offended. Go figure.

Evn said...

Most people don't know a healthy dose of paganism if it gave them a naked lap dance.

Oh, well said. If more people were open to religious-oriented lap dances, we'd have a lot fewer problems around here.

knottybynature said...

Yeah...and my English I term paper was on the argument of the legalization of prostitution...