Comic 273 - The Egyptian Tat Emporium is open for business

Posted on 3rd Oct 2018, 9:47 AM in The Young Baron
The Egyptian Tat Emporium is open for business
Panel 1:
The Lead Penguin is eyeing the crocodile encased in a block of ice.
Lead Penguin: I wonder why Santa wanted to keep the crocodile?
Second Penguin: I have no idea. Why don't you call him?

Panel 2:
Santa Claus is speaking on a crystal ball.
Santa Claus: Ho, ho. In ancient Egypt, people used to worship Sobek the crocodile god, rumored to control the waterways.

Panel 3:
Santa: These days, the tourists are visiting Egypt in vast numbers. Souvenirs are much in demand. Ideal as Christmas gifts! I want you to study the croc, then make a million replicas of the crocodile god. Part human, part crocodile, on a small scale.

Panel 4:
Santa: Put up a production line right away. And ship the souvenirs up North A.S.A.P. Fill me in about the turnover!
Lead Penguin: Right, boss!

Panel 5:
Penguin artists in berets get to work creating a model of Sobek.

Panel 6:
Penguin workers man an assembly line to produce and package up copies of the model of Sobek.

Panel 7:
Crates full of Sobek models are shipped off on a breakaway piece of ice.

Panel 8:
The breakaway piece of ice passes the one on which the Baron von Fieffelfalsfaffel and the sorcerer Ioannes are transporting the Fountain of Youth. They are still playing chess.
Baron: What on earth is that?
Ioannes: I have no idea. Move your King!
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