|Order of the Stick comic|
|Date published||21 April 2006|
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Roy and Durkon wonder what might have gotten Celia's attention.
- Panel 1
Roy: ...a little heavier than it used to be, but it actually swings easier. I think the blacksmith weighted it to my exact height and...
Roy slashes air with his sword.
- Panel 2
Roy: ...still trying to get it to exhibit that energy effect she mentioned, but so far I've...
Roy swings his sword downward.
- Panel 3
Roy: ...which only means that I've managed to—
Roy swings his sword upward.
Durkon is nearly hit.
Durkon: THOR'S TAINT, man, will ye stop swingin' the sword around??
- Panel 4
Roy stops swinging his sword.
Durkon: Geez, you've been goin' on aboot gettin' yer sword back fer tha last half hour! I get it, yer happy!
- Panel 5
Roy: What's so wrong about that?
Durkon: What's wrong is that ye weren't this excited when I turned ye back into a man! It ain't right.
- Panel 6
Roy: Well, I did feel somewhat... diminished... without my sword.
Durkon: Oh fer... Lad, it's just a weapon.
- Panel 7
Durkon: Contrary ta popular belief, carryin' a big phallic sword does na actually make ye any more masculine or attractive ta women.
- Panel 8
Celia: Hey guys. Roy, do you have a moment?
- Panel 9
Celia: I was wondering, since we're both leaving tomorrow morning, whether you'd like to have dinner with me tonight.
Celia: I got a reservation for two at one of the nicer places.
- Panel 10
Roy: Um, sure.
Celia: OK, then. Meet you here in the lobby in half an hour.
Celia: Wear something nice.
- Panel 11
Roy and Durkon stare at the sword.
- Panel 12
Roy and Durkon: Naaaaaaah....
- The title of the strip is a play on Sigmund Freud's theory of penis envy.