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Don’t worry, Verne isn’t going to really change. He can’t. It’s a comics rule that characters do not develop. They do not grow. They do not arc. See Peanuts. See Calvin & Hobbes. You want your losers to stay losers. You want your scoundrel to keep on scoundrel-ing. And you want your Hammy to keep on hugging.
Sorry Verne. Them’s the rules.
Notice how this cartoon starts on Earth and ends up somewhere near Jupiter?
I’ve never actually read Mary Worth. Or Garfield for that matter. Actually, I hardly ever read comics at all these days since we stopped getting a daily paper about ten years ago.
Wait. Did I just type that out loud?