Finally! The long-awaited apology!!

Mea Culpas all around!!  And the faithful Rusty is on display…


He figured that in time he would be proven right, so what’s the big deal if the two most important people in his life think he’s a lying snake??  That kid has been through the wringer, let me tell you!

The slight slack-jawed look on Mark’s face in panel three suggests that Mark realizes this too.  Does this mean that Mark has learned a small lesson here?  Ha!  Not a chance!!