While we watch the beaver destroy a tree, we still have to wonder: Doesn’t anybody ever change their clothes!? Brand Identity has always been a lazy crutch in the comics.
As for today’s strip, all I can say is I’ve about given up trying to figure out the point of the Jerk Brothers’ immature attitude or Rivera’s point. We already know they are losers, but why does Rivera feel the need to constantly play up their pathetic behavior? And why does she feel the need to expose us to this nonsense? What’s the end game, Jules?
Maybe Happy Trail’s comment in panel 2 (“You’re going to love this, Marky!”) is a subtle hint to Mark that they might stop somewhere along the way and arrange for the two morons to have a fatal accident.