Noone can be TRULY ready

Poor little Zoomer.

Several seconds later
Ok, it's still too high for me to jump, and my grapple just can't get a good enough grip on this weird, round, smooth surface. So after I'm done lobbing you all up, I'm going to grapple one of you and pull myself up.
GYAAAH! *bwam*
This seems dangerous.
It's all we've got
*pant* *pant* *pant*
Excellent! And crap, Samus has finished blasting. The ringing in her ears will die down soon. We've gotta hurry up here.
*toss* *whoosh*
*pant* *pant*
Ok, brace yourself. You may feel a bit of a tugging sensation, so just bite your lip and stay quiet. *toing* *bzorp*
Ok, I'm rea...

Metroid, Samus, Kraid, and the rest of 'em are all property of Nintendo, who to my knowledge wouldn't do anything such as sue me or shut poor Planet Zebeth down, because they're so damn nice, and Metroid kicks ass : }
This particular comic strip was made solely by me, by that happy little program known as KolourPaint. Yes, the one that everyone runs in fear from. That's why the comic looks the way it does.