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Penny Arcade - Comic - That Which Can Eternal Roast

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edited July 2017 in The Penny Arcade Hub

imagePenny Arcade - Comic - That Which Can Eternal Roast

Videogaming-related online strip by Mike Krahulik and Jerry Holkins. Includes news and commentary.

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  • rcattrcatt Registered User regular
    I'm glad you decided to pull the trigger on this.
    Great stuff.

  • Skull2185Skull2185 Registered User regular
    Everroast Chicken is effing delicious, though! If someone told me the chicken on my sandwich rose and defeated satan, I would believe it. Something that yummy has to be capable of defeating the dark lord.

    Everyone has a price. Throw enough gold around and someone will risk disintegration.
  • KalTorakKalTorak One way or another, they all end up in the Undercity.Registered User regular
    Satanic cold cuts cannot be so easily vanquished


  • TrueLinkTrueLink Registered User regular
    All three panels made me laugh!

  • dennisdennis Executive Peasant Registered User regular
    Between the comic text, the art and the title of this strip, they really knocked it out of the park.

  • RottonappleRottonapple Registered User regular
    I love it when abuse of the English language pushes Tycho over the edge.

  • SabreMauSabreMau ネトゲしよう 판다리아Registered User regular
    Are you gonna put that chicken on a sandwich?
    Sure. Every Sunday with a tiny cup of grape juice.

    TofystedethzepherindennisKayne Red Robe
  • joshofalltradesjoshofalltrades Class Traitor Smoke-filled roomRegistered User regular
    Matthew 7:26-27

    26 But everyone who hears these words of mine and does not put them into practice is like a foolish man who built his sandwich on sand. 27 The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that hoagie, and it fell with a wet thwack.”

  • InvaderZimInvaderZim Registered User new member
    Gabe's earnest smile! The shards of glass in Tycho's hair! I'm giddy with laughter.

  • lionheartssjlionheartssj Bartertown Chief Merchant BartertownRegistered User regular
    Word play with Tycho is a fun time.

  • MichaelLCMichaelLC In what furnace was thy brain? ChicagoRegistered User regular
    I mean, they named the company after a cloven hoof. Not exactly being subtle about their Founder.

    Jokerman wrote: »
    If sigs were still a thing this would be mine.
  • Chris FOMChris FOM Registered User regular
    This was not the comic I was expecting based on the front page preview. It was still terrific.

  • Commander ZoomCommander Zoom Registered User regular
    I think I must be missing some context. What does Tycho have against chicken, or this particular brand of it?

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  • RottonappleRottonapple Registered User regular
    edited July 2017
    I think I must be missing some context. What does Tycho have against chicken, or this particular brand of it?

    Tycho has....problems with the way others use the English language

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  • Golden YakGolden Yak Burnished Bovine The PIT, level 26Registered User regular
    Yea, word choice is very important to him.

  • Commander ZoomCommander Zoom Registered User regular
    Ah, okay, word crimes. I get that.
    I thought maybe he had some special, particular hate for chicken.

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  • dennisdennis Executive Peasant Registered User regular
    Ah, okay, word crimes. I get that.

    Well, now you've made it obligatory.

    Commander ZoomH3Knuckles
  • PreacherPreacher Registered User regular

    He did get broken at one point, I guess he got better.

    I would like some money because these are artisanal nuggets of wisdom philistine.

  • SadgasmSadgasm Deluded doodler A cold placeRegistered User regular
    So, in the context of the commercial, does it imply that the chicken is in a state of perpetual roasting like Tycho is having a breakdown over? Or is it just saying that said chicken has been roasted and will remain so. I mean, thats technically true, even if it's not really something you vitally need to add to a marketing campaign.

    Out of curiosity, I looked it up, and yeah, that is WAY too fancy a name for something that appears to just be some kind of reconstituted chicken loaf. Even regular, non-food crime chicken is too pedestrian for that name.

  • YoungFreyYoungFrey Registered User regular
    First thing I thought of was Poyo- from the Chew comics.

  • ZomagicZomagic Registered User regular
    Every time there's a strip where Tycho does a rant about word use, there's a tiny swell of joy in me that I do not have adequate words to describe. Ironic, isn't it?

  • GundamZphyr7GundamZphyr7 Registered User regular
    Definitely one of the most well-written comics as of late.

    Effin' hilarious.

  • GDT1985GDT1985 Registered User regular
    So, after listening to them say "everroast" repeatedly on the podcast, I came to an understanding. The word is a pun on Everest. As in the the highest peak in roasted chicken. Mike and Jerry only seem to focus on the roasting forever meaning. Which is probably more funny.

  • werepixiwerepixi Registered User new member
    If a roast chicken rose after 3 days and defeated Satan then of course you wouldn't put it in a sandwich, you'd at least want a Brioche bun for that. A nice mayo to go with it and maybe top it off with a little of Satan's blood as a sauce.

    That's good eatin

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