First published: January, 1994. First posted online: January 12, 2006.

Influenza floored each of us in succession over the past two weeks, resulting in delays in Aether Tales pages getting completed on time, and the monster essay for the preceding strip was delayed by a couple days, too. But you should really go read it.

As for this ep…

Yocchi’s dark elf hordes are conquering the world– but fear not, little boys! Your hero, Freznip Clerd, rises up!