Monday, December 30, 2013



Once she encountered it for herself, Clever Jeanette found the tales of the Dreadful Pirate Ghost Ship somewhat exaggerated.

Sunday, December 22, 2013

Sunday, December 15, 2013

 
 
Sheets McGee was suspiciously amused when confronted with the discovery of the severed anchor rope.

Monday, December 9, 2013



Put your back into it, Clever Jeanette...for we will not be bested by an inanimate object again!

Monday, December 2, 2013

 
 
A gambler by trade, Dash O'Leary was experienced enough never to bet the train would arrive on time.

Wednesday, November 27, 2013


 
The fans became necessary when they realized the mustache glue from their previous disguise was permanent.
 
- Caption by contest winner Eric Dunlap

Sunday, November 17, 2013


 
Clever Jeanette attempted to divert the nefarious Dr. Whittlestone's minions, but they proved themselves not as gullible as she had hoped.

Sunday, November 10, 2013


 
Clever Jeanette was certain she had found the hiding place of the missing clue. Now she just had to find the correct key...

Sunday, November 3, 2013

Sunday, October 27, 2013

 
 
They approached with caution, remembering the first rule of herbology - never trust a succulent.

Sunday, October 20, 2013

Sunday, October 13, 2013

 
Success was certain, for they knew the only thing Sheets McGee feared worse than revealing his sources was bathing.

Monday, October 7, 2013

 
Once exposed to sunlight, the parchment presented a quite different puzzle.


Sunday, September 29, 2013

 
 
Just one more adjustment, and the investigation would be on the right track.

Sunday, September 22, 2013


Dark Charity fell prey to the nefarious Dr. Whittlestone's diabolical fainting couch.

Sunday, September 15, 2013

 
 
Clever Jeanette knew that if she could reach the top of the pole she would find something that would shed light on the situation.

Sunday, September 8, 2013

 
 
Dark Charity and Clever Jeanette were disappointed to find that what they thought was the nefarious Dr. Whittlestone's lair was actually just a photograph of a laboratory taped to the other side of the peephole.  

Sunday, September 1, 2013

Monday, August 26, 2013


 
Crossing the River Styx was not quite as intimidating as Dark Charity and Clever Jeanette had been led to believe.

Sunday, August 18, 2013

Sunday, August 11, 2013


The reservations for their rooms weren't the only ones Dark Charity had about the Menger Hotel.

Monday, August 5, 2013


Clever Jeanette knew that if she were patient, Sheets McGee would eventually tell all.

Sunday, July 28, 2013

 
Dark Charity hoped the effects of the nefarious Dr. Whittlestone's Shrink Ray were temporary.

Sunday, July 21, 2013

 
 
Much to Clever Jeanette's chagrin, the building was not where she had left it.

Sunday, July 14, 2013

 
 
The aetheromagnetic ectodimensional chronospatial displacement chairs were a great success.

Friday, July 12, 2013


Even though organic umbrellas seemed to be a good idea at the time, clever Jeanette was just a bit miffed at the 'Dark Charity Lacey sunstopper' complete with young boy attachment.
 - Caption contest winner Lewis Randall

Not even Clever Jeanette could improve upon Dark Charity's umBOYlla.
- Caption contest winner Caroline Brock

Sunday, June 23, 2013

Sunday, June 16, 2013

 
Clever Jeanette was able to easily decipher the code once she realized it was just very poor handwriting.

Monday, June 10, 2013

Monday, June 3, 2013

 
Clever Jeanette took a moment to admire her handiwork. The plan was going splendidly.

Monday, May 27, 2013


Clever Jeanette was thrilled to attend her first cotillion despite her certainty that the blind date her cousin had arranged was not quite her type.

Sunday, May 19, 2013

Monday, May 13, 2013


Dark Charity kept a watchful eye, knowing full well the bells on the caboose would draw the ghastly creature's attention. 

Sunday, May 5, 2013

 
Despite her best effort to stay awake, Clever Jeanette swiftly succumbed to the spell of the slumbering spectre.

Sunday, April 28, 2013

Sunday, April 21, 2013


Dark Charity was vexed to discover that what she had assumed was the Captain's Log was actually a well-worn copy of Little Women.

Sunday, April 7, 2013

 
Little did Clever Jeanette know that the seedy underbelly of the city was right next door.

Sunday, March 31, 2013

 
Sheets McGee was betting Captain Blackthorne wouldn't notice a missing trinket or two. Or three.

Sunday, March 24, 2013

 
 
Their attempt to take the handcar would have met with great success had Sheets McGee removed his foot from the brake.

Sunday, March 17, 2013

 
 
Dark Charity had not a moment of doubt, certain her guise as the Avon Lady would ensure her admittance to the house.

Sunday, March 10, 2013

 
 
Clever Jeanette discovered the flaw in her plan almost immediately.

Monday, March 4, 2013

 
 
The mysterious gentleman was charming enough to make Dark Charity suspicious.

Sunday, February 24, 2013




 

 
 
As Clever Jeanette warmed her hands at the stove, she spied what appeared to be the charred remains of the nefarious Dr. Whittlestone's notes.

Monday, February 18, 2013


While the effect was not as elegant as that of the Bronzing Ray, the result of the nefarious Dr. Whittlestone's earlier effort the Plaster Ray was just as unsettling.

Sunday, February 10, 2013

 
 
Clever Jeanette soon came to regret telling Sheets McGee to tap on the underside of her bunk should he think of anything she ought to know.

Sunday, February 3, 2013

 
 
Something in the cadence of the mysterious gentleman's gait garnered Dark Charity's closer attention.

Sunday, January 27, 2013

 
 
It appears I have the upper hand, you scalawags, for your rope is no match for my pistol!

Sunday, January 20, 2013

 
 
Sheets McGee and his chum decided it would be best to just grin and bear it.