77. Rebellion in the air
Posted on 8th May 2011, 12:25 AM in 4. Bob-omb Battlefield

<<First                Latest>>
77. Rebellion in the air
<<First                Latest>>
Average Rating: 5 (11 votes) / Rate this comic

Morgenstern 8th May 2011, 12:25 AM edit delete
Okay, so maybe it stopped being Saturday half an hour ago. Ya wanna fight about it?

I had a whole bunch of thoughts doing this one, but I'm in a hurry to actually get it posted so I'll toss out the gist of it (and might elaborate later, and by later I mean like... once I get some caffeine in me).

Exterior shots of castles = Oh my gosh stupid

I took some advice and gave Go a new hat to match his duds. I'll probably be tweaking a few things here and there--it's very much a work in progress. While he does have a slew of new clothes from the trip to Twisters Borough, his wardrobe is still pretty limited compared to the rest of the crew--and he's a bum--so he'll be wearing this particular outfit for a little while.

Although I botched some things on this one, I'm still really pretty proud of it. I've been looking forward to doing this chapter for a while now for a wiiide variety of reasons.

Hello 8th May 2011, 12:43 AM edit delete reply
I really like your comic
Tezcatlipoca 8th May 2011, 12:43 AM edit delete reply
Bob-ombs? Well, it looks as though I'm going to have to re-subscribe.
theEnd 8th May 2011, 12:49 AM edit delete reply
it's still saturday here!
Ish 8th May 2011, 12:53 AM edit delete reply
I would recommend slowing down if you need to. I could honestly wait a few more days if it meant you would make comics that you are more satisfied with. Don't be afraid to give yourself a little more room so that you really perfect what you're putting all this effort into.
The Dood 8th May 2011, 1:02 AM edit delete reply
Bonz0 8th May 2011, 1:09 AM edit delete reply
Bob-ombs aren't anthropomorphic, eh? Or is this little red dude just a mindless drone or something?
Marcus 8th May 2011, 1:31 AM edit delete reply
Whistle-tall 8th May 2011, 1:44 AM edit delete reply
Hey! That red Frenchy bob-omb owes me a cannon ride! Don't trust that dude with an investment during wartime! He's okay otherwise though, as the coloration denotes.
Krimzon_Hammer 8th May 2011, 1:55 AM edit delete reply
He he he.
Hilariously Forceable.
Fuzzy3158 8th May 2011, 2:48 AM edit delete reply
you beat me to it :)
I LOL'd quite hard
Steve 8th May 2011, 7:39 AM edit delete reply
Asher 8th May 2011, 7:42 AM edit delete reply
Looks like steve-orama here
AJ 8th May 2011, 8:13 AM edit delete reply
Hilariously Forceable!
Excellent! Keep up the good work!

Forgotton password :( 8th May 2011, 8:17 AM edit delete reply
Go's wardrobe isnt as limited as Guy's (and maybe Mccoy's to)
Forgotton password :( 8th May 2011, 8:17 AM edit delete reply
Go's wardrobe isnt as limited as Guy's (and maybe Mccoy's to)
!!! 8th May 2011, 8:19 AM edit delete reply
Dry Guy 8th May 2011, 9:19 AM edit delete reply
Ooh, Bob-ombs. I was wondering if we'd see an anthropomorphic one, since Nintendo can't seem to decide whether they're non sentient weapons or actual creatures. Though it would not surprise me if some bombs were designed to resemble Bob-ombs. On the other hand hand, this one seems pretty robotic.
Grimlock13 8th May 2011, 9:22 AM edit delete reply
Too big, maybe a Blarg skeleton?
Knoppe 8th May 2011, 9:34 AM edit delete reply
The little bomb om man looks kinda cute.... and very suave
Therazan 8th May 2011, 9:50 AM edit delete reply
Allow me to correct, Monsieur Knoppe: he's a Petit bob-omb man, and he's kinda mignon.
Aikidoka 8th May 2011, 10:25 AM edit delete reply
It's a "Bob-omb Buddy""


or maybe, but less likely, a "Bombette":

Knoppe 8th May 2011, 10:28 AM edit delete reply
Ah yes, quite petite. thats the word i was looking for Therazan. Is the petite bomom's attack suicide.
Dark2Dawn 8th May 2011, 10:59 AM edit delete reply
...Do Bomb-ombs remind anyone of Prinnys from the Disgaea series? (The fact that they both explode if not handled with care.)
shogungundam04 8th May 2011, 12:14 PM edit delete reply
Yes i am def. looking forward to this chapter now a "french" bob-bomb
Whistle-tall 8th May 2011, 12:31 PM edit delete reply
@!!! calm down man, not all dinosaurs are yoshis. I think Grimlock13 put forth the most likely skeletal remain. Ah, super mario world, I will never forget your evil lava dinosaur's name. Blargg!
Azureink 8th May 2011, 12:32 PM edit delete reply
I appreciate the creator taking my advice about Go's hat. Although I was hoping for orange spots on a white background instead of red spots on a orange background. As there is no red in the rest of his uniform. But I'll take what I can get. Well done.
theEnd 8th May 2011, 2:54 PM edit delete reply
if i remember correctly the pink bob-ombs were anthropomorphic. they appeared in super mario 64 in the first stage
RavenUp 8th May 2011, 3:10 PM edit delete reply
Go does not approve of heping the bob-omb. but i am gad we get to see a living one
Bonz0 8th May 2011, 5:22 PM edit delete reply
Erm...no. Anthropomorphic means "Having the form of man."

You know, like how goombas and koopas look less like monsters and more like humans in this comic? The pink bob-ombs in SM64 were not anthropomorphic. Maybe you're thinking of a different word. "Sentient" or "Animate", perhaps.
Therazan 8th May 2011, 5:36 PM edit delete reply
Love that the Bob-omb has a mustach! Remind you of someone? Besides, I juste realized something (mostly because i was sleepy when i payed attention to that strip last time). Isn't a French member of a resistance some kind of cliché, by any chance?
The Lieutenant 8th May 2011, 6:23 PM edit delete reply
Why not just make Go's hat change at random? It has worked pretty well for the captain so far.
Bonz0 8th May 2011, 6:54 PM edit delete reply
Not sure about that, Therazan, but I added the very french sounding "La Resistance" to Mushroom Go's tvtropes page.
MeowMixIsForCats339 8th May 2011, 7:00 PM edit delete reply
Neat! We havn't seen martello in a green hat since the begining of the strip! and her eye are still covered.....YES!!!!

Also, Palma has hippie pants lol.
Evdog 8th May 2011, 7:49 PM edit delete reply
I'm glad that you put bob-ombs into this, Morgenstein. I'd really like it if you could explore the reason why some bob-omb's explosions are suicidal (generally the enemies), while others can do it as many times as they want (usually the good bob-ombs, like Bombette and Admiral Bobbbery).

And also: Réfrigérateur.
Grimlock13 8th May 2011, 8:26 PM edit delete reply
Why are you speaking about fridge?
Pete 9th May 2011, 12:53 AM edit delete reply
O look go is mad

I wonder why
forgot what comment i am 9th May 2011, 3:18 AM edit delete reply
dear editor of mushroom go.
i would love to see go in his old out fit again or the arm pices he once wore only recolured to mach the new outfit.
and could we have martelo have a helmet that shows her eyes. (you got to agree, she has nice eyes.) also an idea to this helmet you could draw is that it could be complete with a pair of goggles or glasses.
Guest 9th May 2011, 4:42 AM edit delete reply
Because it's a French word that the English language copied.

...and that's pretty much the only reason.
Evdog 9th May 2011, 7:17 AM edit delete reply
Because it's a French word that the English language stole.

...and that's pretty much the only reason.

Edit: I forgot to login last time and now I can't get the "Guest" comment off.
Infamous Nefarious 9th May 2011, 8:35 AM edit delete reply
Infamous Nefarious
HAH! I bet they get all excited about 'sabotage' too....

I see McCoy getting sassy with them and then bein all "Now go away, before I ridicule you a second time." :D
Snerky 9th May 2011, 11:16 AM edit delete reply
Shweet, SMB-style mushroom hat!
Go got style.
Guest 9th May 2011, 11:19 AM edit delete reply
@Infamous Nefarious its "Now go away or I shall taunt you a second time-eh!" Its taunt not ridicule. We wouldn't want people to think that you smell of elderberries, now would we?
MeowMixIsForCats339 9th May 2011, 11:20 AM edit delete reply
Whoops I forgot to type in my name. Credit goes to me for the Monty python correction. :|
Spinnerlink 9th May 2011, 3:29 PM edit delete reply
She is right, i have the whole script printed out. My dad printed it a long time ago, ad he gave it to me becuase he does not need it anymore.
BlueMario 9th May 2011, 4:34 PM edit delete reply
Is that bob-omb speaking in a robotic/synthesized voice? SWEET!
MeowMixIsForCats339 9th May 2011, 6:22 PM edit delete reply
I am trying sooooo hard to remember what my favorite line in that movie was..............*brain ding* "A moose once bit my sister" :3

MeowMixIsForCats339 9th May 2011, 6:28 PM edit delete reply
By the way, @Spinnerlink that kind of sounds like MY dad.

Also, (If this is too personal don't bother replying) since you know my gender, I was kinda wondering if you were a boy or a girl? Again, if you don't want to answer my question DON"T. [I actually have this question about all of the mushroom go comenters but........yeah. sorry.....]
MeowMixIsForCats339 9th May 2011, 6:34 PM edit delete reply
I know that this is my third comment in a row but still- I just realized something!!!!! Go's hat makes him look the little 'shroom in his talk bubbles!!! AAAHHHHHH!!!!
Your fault, above comment 9th May 2011, 6:39 PM edit delete reply
I've been thinking of monty python since i woke up, youve given me a perfect excuse now to finally say "blue! no, no, yellow!" oh yeah, anyone notice mccoys new pants?
Guest 9th May 2011, 7:10 PM edit delete reply
@meowmixisforcats339: have you subscibed yet? if you havent, DO IT. DO IT NOW. Its somewhat painless!
I'm_Solid_Snaek 9th May 2011, 7:18 PM edit delete reply
@ Guest- What!? Subscribing causes a terrible pain, like no other. It is like the feeling of a zombie cat slowly burrowing through your skull while two squirrels reproduce rapidly in your bellybutton. While monkeys shave off your corneas.

I forgot comicfury password... too lazy to open email and look for a message from the site reminding me of it.
I'm_Solid_Snaek 9th May 2011, 7:23 PM edit delete reply
Don't forget the Monty Python songs, I Like Chinese and Spam.

favorite quote? From Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Either the entire Black Knight conversation, Tim the Sorcerer's lines, o the priest when he says, "Bring me the holy hand grenade."
Grimlock13 9th May 2011, 8:42 PM edit delete reply
Holy hand grenade? If I remember correctly they made a weapon with that name in one of the Worm game(don't remember which one)

I only saw "The meaning of life" from the Monthy python.

McCoy really has new pant!
Guest 9th May 2011, 10:24 PM edit delete reply
@ shogungundam04
"Yes i am def. looking forward to this chapter now a "french" bob-bomb"

What does your being def have to do with looking forward to this chapter?
Evdog 10th May 2011, 3:41 AM edit delete reply
Everyone is def. wanting more of this esp. 'cause of the bob-omb's debut!

How can you not understand this? It's plain, old, truncated English.
Spinnerlink 10th May 2011, 5:55 AM edit delete reply
I am a boy, is says so on my profile page you can just look at that next time if the person has a picture.
Sman X 10th May 2011, 8:15 AM edit delete reply
Sman X
Have to admit, it's a bit of profiling but I was expecting a french accent too...but I like him, he's got spunk! XD
Yoshi 10th May 2011, 12:05 PM edit delete reply
It's spelled "deaf." in this case, it's quite obviously short for definitely.
MeowMixIsForCats339 10th May 2011, 2:54 PM edit delete reply
I have found my computer :3

@Guest I have to agree with I'm_Solid_Snaek. I actually have a terrible alergy to subscribing. My face puffs up, my eyes get red, and and my fingers fall off preventing me from writing my witty comments. For that reason, I cannot subscribe. :(

@Spinnerlink thank youz very much for answering my question. I kind of figured as much with your old profile picture, but I started to wonder when you changed it. Again, thank you! :)
I'm_Solid_Snaek 10th May 2011, 6:23 PM edit delete reply
@ Grimlock 13: It's from "The Holy Grail".
@ MeowMixIsForCats339: It's worth it though, if only to make Mushroom Go stay on the all-time most popular list...
I_am_Solid_Snaek 10th May 2011, 6:35 PM edit delete reply
YAY! Remembered password! :3
Mr. Vareel 10th May 2011, 7:20 PM edit delete reply
Mr. Vareel
This is Mr. Vareel coming to you with a friendly reminder that backing up your hard drive now can save you grief and anxiety later (I think you can guess why I've been silent the last few days). Unfortunately for you guys, since I haven’t been able to comment, I’m going to make up for it by making a huge comment now.

@Evdog: (Regarding suicidal/non-suicidal Bob-omb explosions mentioned in your first comment.) I just thought of this on the spot, but maybe they don't actually explode. They obviously make an explosion, but maybe the Bob-ombs them selves don't explode (as apposed to a normal bomb, which flies to pieces after detonating). Why some Bob-ombs disappear after exploding and some don't could be explained by how skilled the Bob-omb is at controlling the explosion. Bob-ombs that don't control the explosion very well would blast into World 7 (or some other World) faster than the eye can see, were as Bob-ombs that have better control come back much sooner. That could explain why Bobbery falls from the top of the screen after detonating. (Uh...He does fall from the top of the screen, right? I've only watched people play the game and my memory, while good, isn't perfect.)

I wonder were Big Bob-omb (or King Bob-omb, if you prefer) fits into all this.

@Grimlock13: I think the Holy Hand Grenade has been in all the Worms games, but I can only say for sure that it's in Worms 2 (a copy of which I own) and Worm World Party (which I have played). Whether or not it has any relation to the one used against the rabbit of doom, I have no clue. But it sounds plausible to me.

"It's the Black Beast of ΛΛΛΛΛUUUUUUUGGGGHH!"
Hmm... Or maybe I should say, "It's the Red Sphere of BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOMMMB!"

Okay, that’s all I have to say for now.
shogungundam04 11th May 2011, 12:03 AM edit delete reply
Wow... lol sorry I abbreviated definitely. I will def. have to work on that lol.
Indie Poser 11th May 2011, 12:04 AM edit delete reply
This is totally off topic, but what keeps McCoy from, ahem, "honking" Martello and Palma?
Spinnerlink 11th May 2011, 5:09 AM edit delete reply
@indie poster
He knows better then that. Shasha is the captain, and one of the best fighters, and the captain is teaching palma, so that someday she could take over the ship if something happens to martello.
Evdog 11th May 2011, 6:39 AM edit delete reply
@Indie Poster:
Martello would probably kill McCoy (y'know, since they're pirates and all), or commit some other violent act against him. Palma would tell Martello, and then Martello would probably kill McCoy (y'know, since they're pirates and all), or commit some other violent act against him.

It's what my friend calls the "Big Guy/Little Guy System". Do something to the Little guy and the Big guy will beat you up. Do something to the Big guy...and the Big guy will beat you up.
Sman X 11th May 2011, 9:34 AM edit delete reply
Sman X
That system works too...I've seen many peoples lunch money lost to it as well. Now that I think about it I'm one of the few people they didn't harass...hmmm
MeowMixIsForCats339 11th May 2011, 11:15 AM edit delete reply
McCoy probably "honked" Charlie to tick her off. (duh :p)

Also, I don't know what the deal is with all of these "worm games", but the holy hand granade of antioch was used to destroy a bunny.
"That's it? I soiled my armor I was so scared!" (bunny rips his neck open)

[I am trying to get in as many Holy Grail references as I can before the topic completly changes.]
Morgenstern 11th May 2011, 12:07 PM edit delete reply
Comic might be a little late. Brain feels like it's going to explode~
MeowMixIsForCats339 11th May 2011, 1:33 PM edit delete reply
Poor Morgenstern......do you have a holy hand granade inside your head?

(That would actually be cool.......)

RADDman 11th May 2011, 2:18 PM edit delete reply
As soon as I read the words "Bob-Omb Battlefield", I said to myself these thoughtful words:

I_am_Solid_Snaek 11th May 2011, 3:27 PM edit delete reply
Know how ya feel, Morgenstern. So, uh...
"'tis only a flesh wound!"
MeowMixIsForCats339 11th May 2011, 4:16 PM edit delete reply
@I_am_Solid_Snaek no its not, his arm's off :p
MeowMixIsForCats339 11th May 2011, 4:20 PM edit delete reply
I just realized something again. The website says "11:17 p.m." when My time zone iz 5:17 p.m. The reason that is odd is because I made an earlier comparasion to the time and it was only TWO hours ahead not seven..............

I'm just sayen.......
Grimlock13 11th May 2011, 9:22 PM edit delete reply
I'm sorry for what I'll do, but no one else did it before.

I hope the rebel won't have some explosive news to say to our favorite crew.

I don't regret anything...
EKA 11th May 2011, 10:34 PM edit delete reply
If it means your head won't explode, I'd say I wouldn't mind if you took today off and saved the update 'till Saturday.

Of course, thats just me.
Krimzon_Hammer 11th May 2011, 11:50 PM edit delete reply
I agree.
Whistle-tall 12th May 2011, 12:00 AM edit delete reply
Me too!
matt 12th May 2011, 1:00 AM edit delete reply
I don't .
Krimzon_Hammer 12th May 2011, 1:08 AM edit delete reply
Your cruel.
Sman X 12th May 2011, 7:15 AM edit delete reply
Sman X
Agreed, A webcomic artist is a horrible thing to waste...rest well.
MeowMixIsForCats339 12th May 2011, 12:00 PM edit delete reply
If the comic is delayed 'til Saturday I shall be sad. Unless there TWO new comics on Saturday.........
Ish 12th May 2011, 1:38 PM edit delete reply
Take your time and don't feel bad. I'd rather have a better quality comic than have it rushed.
Morgenstern 12th May 2011, 3:25 PM edit delete reply
So yeah. Rather than try to finish it today AND squeeze out another one by Saturday, I'm just going to wait and put this one up by Saturday (and thus give myself more time for Wednesday's).

It's not even really that hefty of a strip, I just had my time screwed up. Sorry for the wait, everybody.

Soy un perdedor.
Mr. Vareel 12th May 2011, 5:39 PM edit delete reply
Mr. Vareel
Will someone explain to me how we got from McCoy's pants and Bob-ombs to demon rabbits and religious explosives?

@Morgenstern: If you'd gotten the Bob-ombs onto the paper and out of your head sooner, you head wouldn’t feel like exploding. (That was a joke. Λ bad joke, but someone was going to make it eventually.)

I just lost The Game.
Dude 13th Aug 2011, 9:42 PM edit delete reply
Meh, when I do castles, mine always are big blocks with too many turrets. crenelated at the top, of course.