573 | Rise and Shine

573 | Rise and Shine

March 11, 2012 | 11:10 pm, by Pascalle Lepas

Five more minutes, mom.


  • Plucky Pooka

    Reona may have to pull the blanket off them as well.

  • TeflonSoul

    Space Living Room is frankly awesome.

  • Cromell

    A room like that on a spaceship… what a wasteful design :P I’d put additional armaments here and there, rather than a huge star observation room. But *I* don’t draw comics, so I’ll shut up now and enjoy the strip :D

  • Ramification

    Lazy pirates. Now there’s the life.

  • Anonymous

    space,…the ultimate night light.
    this is the irritants of inman and scherzer…
    whose 5 minute mission; to explore strange new dreams…
    to seek out new naps and new rapid eye movements.
    to boldly snooze like no man has snoozed before!!!

  • The observation deck has been in the comic since the very beginning! It’s just been awhile…



  • That’s the thing about Excelsior, she’s kind of a weapon in and of herself. A psychic ship doesn’t need guns (when piloted by a competent captain…).

  • Question… is Reona left-handed or right-handed? That makes a huge difference in terms of what she can easily do with one arm…

  • Safyrejet

    Wakey!  Wakey!
    Dang, I think if I had a bedroom like that I’d never fall asleep.  Both because of the stars overhead and the floor space, that looks like a perfect place to lay out a 5000+ piece puzzle.  Either that or play an epic game of twister.

  • Couch… table… what, no big plasma TV? Man, the furniture of the future is depressing. :)

  • And, now I’ve caught up. I’m certain some time years ago I was reading this comic… on Keenspot, I believe, or earlier. I re-found it on another ‘read something new’ binge about two nights ago, and now I’m up to speed.

    Great art, great story, now I just need to jump in my time machine and flash forward another three years to binge-read back to the future-present again.

  • Anonymous

    I’m not sure how that is relevant to the current…….um, nevermind, I was thinking of something completely different.

    i would suggest that a good answer to that question be *whispers*,…ambidextrous, ..yeeees, good all around word, covers everyone, I MEAN EVERYTHING!…everything !

  • Anonymous

    wait till the gravity generator goes offline and that puzzle turns into a game of float and go seek.
    then twister becomes a zero-G human pretzel contest.

  • Anonymous

    why would you want a plasma tv in there?

    you have the best view of the galaxy……

    put in a helm wheel from an old sailing ship and let the imagination fill the sails.

    “all i ask is for a tall ship and a star to steer her by. even if you take away the wind and the water…it’s still the same, the ship is yours, you can feel her,….and the stars are still there.”

    “second star to the right and straight on till morning”

  • True, but I figure by that future all the movies I want to see will be in the Public Domain so I can watch them freely. ;)

  • “I’d give my right arm to be ambidextrous…” ;)

  • Abraham Benjamin

     hey hey zap is competent…..ish..on his good days…he had  a fight with giant space squid thing and won…ish

  • Kiren201

    Still, this is first time we get eyeful of it. ;)

  • Crestlinger

    Observation deck on a psychically-attuned ship = so the captain can SEE what’s coming.

  • Speedy Marsh

    They’re working for free now. They deserve extra sleep (and an extra grog ration)

  • and it’s always been my favorite room :) although if it were *my* observation deck, there’d be a lot more comfy places to sit and a lot more plants!

  • John Smith

    “We are the pirates who don’t do anything…”

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