Well, it was only a matter of time before the inevitable Birdo joke! If you’re interested in learning way too much information about Birdo, check out the Japan-only Wii game, Captain Rainbow.

I believe this is the fewest total panels in a week’s worth of updates in a very long time. I’ve always had a soft spot for simplicity.

I think it’s also the first time a Mario character appeared in four comics in a row. EDIT: Oop, I’ve been corrected by one of our trusty forumers. Comics 113 – 117 had a longer stretch. Touché, mysterious unnamed informant!