"Pigs and Apples"
Epic #9, November 1985 ($0.75)
"Oh tell us, Groo, What have you done?
Your name is very famous.
They say that you're a simpleton,
A total ignoramous.
They say that you have half a mind-
Without the slightest notion.
And any ships you board soon find-
The bottom of the ocean.
They say you know no strategy-
But you can fight all day.
And all you need is weaponry,
Some cheese dip and a fray.
So answer us- We will believe-
And never ever doubt you.
Because you killed the folks, last eve-
Who say these things about you."
"This is the last story without a moral."
Story Summary: [Still to come]
Mark Evanier: Depurator
Hidden Message: Click here to spoil the fun.
Reprinted in: The Groo Carnival (Marvel/Epic)
Known Characters Appearing: Groo, The Sage.
Quotes from The Sage:
"Food for thought is ever the fair exchange!"
"Eager ears deserve all answers!"
"Let he who has an idea always move to the front!"
"Visitors bearing smiles and good will are even more welcome than those bearing gold!"
"Those who farm the land put food into their very mouths!"
"Placate all cravings in food!"
"Good cooking alleviates rage!"
"Only the fool argues with the fiercely decided!"
"Departure is often the only alternative!"
"Nothing that is widely held is without reason!"
"All superstition is descended from truth!"
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