Comics 12/13/19

by Frode Øverli
Pondus comic— Yeees! Lovely goal, Pondus!
— Nifty! Swell! Group Hug!
— NO! NOO! NOOO!!!

by Børge Lund
Lunch comic— A river?? What’s it doing here – in the middle of the wilderness?
— Jump in it! Remember you were a marine in the military…
— Kjell! You bloody liar!

by Nils Axle Kanten
Hjalmar comic— First question in Bjarne’s Rock and Roll Bar Trivia: What was the title of the debut record of the Electric King Poodles from 1973?
— Uhh…I should probably know this.
— Who was the bassist from the same band?
— Should’ve taken this one…
— Yup, you should’ve! But I’ve got it!
— Again, same band: Name their one song that was played on the Norwegian top hit list.
— Totally blank…
— What—and how much—were you smoking at the time? We’re talking about your old band!

Han Ola og han Per
by Peter J. Rosendahl, with new translations by John Erik Stacy
Han Ola og han Per— Look here ola, I got an order to clean up a nest of moonshiners here north in the county. What do you think of that?
— Gee whiz!
— Shh…
— But how can we find out if it is moonshine?
— Oh we have to taste it.
— Yes then, this here is moonshine.
— Same over here.
— “Yes we love this country”

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This article originally appeared in the December 13, 2019, issue of The Norwegian American.

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