|“Son of Mail Call”|
|Order of the Stick comic|
|Date published||21 December 2005|
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Kadrog the Slayer reads the readers letters.
- Panel 1
A lone hobgoblin peeks on the panel
- Panel 2
Two hobgoblins walk on to the panel.
Kodrog: So, uh, hello, readers of The Order of the Stick. My name is Kodrog the Slayer, and this is my buddy Jim.
- Panel 3
Kodrog: This was supposed to be the main characters answering your questions for the holidays, but they seem to be indisposed for the time being, and we were a more efficient stand-in than more Linear Guild.
Jim: Because we work cheap.
- Panel 4
Kodrog: Anyway, so let's get to some reader's letters!
Jim holds up a letter:
|“|| Dear Haley,|
Why don't you just
tell Elan how you
feel? You two would
be cute together.
- Panel 5
Kodrog: Well, I can't really answer this question, but I can say with confidence that Haley is one smoking hot human chick.
Jim: Blech, you know, I can't get past the lack of fangs. She doesn't do it for me.
- Panel 6
Kodrog: Are you kidding? I don't care how small her teeth are, I would totally hit that.
Jim: Only if your attack roll exceeded her Armor Class.
Kodrog: It's an expression, dumbass.
- Panel 7
Kodrog: Moving on...
Jim holds up another letter:
|“|| What is that thing|
in the shadows that
hangs around with
- Panel 8
Kodrog: Ooo! I totally know the answer to this one!
Jim: Aw, man don't do this.
- Panel 9
Kodrog: I got a good peek under the umbrella when we were in the tower. It turns out the thing in the darkness is actually—
- Panel 10
The two hobgoblins are killed by a Lightning Bolt, "ZZZZAP!!"
- Panel 11
Xykon and Redcloak stand next to Kadrog and Jim's bodies on the precipice overlooking the hobgoblin city.
Redcloak: Excellent timing, sir. You certainly prevented those two from revealing the dread truth!
Xykon: Prevented who from what now? I just wanted those giant cards to stop blocking my view.
D&D Context Edit
- When you attack an opponent you make an attack roll. You hit if the roll is higher than their Armor Class.
- This is the third comic in the line of "fan mail" comics (the others being Mail Call and The Return of Mail Call).
- This is the only appearance of Kodrog the Slayer and Jim.