Brewster Rockit: Space Guy! (10/21/08)

The angry captain in panel two seems to be building on Robert Kennedy’s quote about our gross national product, that “[it] does not allow for the health of our children, the quality of their education, or the joy of their play. It does not include the beauty of our poetry or the strength of our marriages; the intelligence of our public debate or the integrity of our public officials. It measures neither our wit nor our courage; neither our wisdom nor our learning; neither our compassion nor our devotion to our country; it measures everything, in short, except that which makes life worthwhile.” But that’s not the only virtue of this strip. We also get to see a rendering of Uranians looking very much like aquamen from an old school comic book.

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