I think today's strip (The Rules) is pretty good. But, how old do you have to be to understand a Red Dawn reference? (I'm guessing at least 30, but I could be wrong; are Cold War-era teen dramas hot amongst Gen Y-ers? )
I would have appreciated it if it had gone a little further and shown Brent and Cole bumping fists in the last panel, which might have helped the joke a little for the non-Gen X-ers. Not that it would have explained "Wolverines", but the "True dat" line would have benefited from the extra context.
[Update: According to comments, I am under-informed as to the staying power and penetration of Red Dawn. For the record, I don't mind pop references, even if they turn out to be obscure, but I think anything you can do to help them along is worth it for the folks left out.]
I notice that here is another new character in the new style. I like it, he looks good. But I have a fairly random question:
Notice brent and Cole have dark lenses while the new guy has clear ones. Can we chalk that up to Brent and Cole wanting to look cool? Or is it that drawing their eyes under the masks have been too weird looking? (Since they would have been wearing glasses under the masks and all...)