James, are you even paying attention to your own storyline?

Sometime the lack of continuity is simply irritating…

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Yesterday we ended with a panel showing Raul with a shit-eating-grin, and today we start off with a panicked look, with Raul on the “phone” with “Jose” who, wonder of wonders, is awake:

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Never mind (again) that the two communications platforms hail from different eras, that it’s quite unlikely that a cell phone can “talk” to a CB/Shortwave/HAM radio… And never mind that the center panel is plucked, pixel for pixel, stroke for stroke, from a previous strip (I think we call that <fair> re-use…) I am left to wonder again when the syndicate is going to yank the plug on this brain-dead future corpse of a “feature” strip.