Sang Av Innvandreren

Sang Av Innvandreren

I had always wanted to do a unique way of portraying dialogue spoken in a foreign language. And I came up with a good one when I started SouthCybers last year: put the flag of the corresponding nation in the background of the word balloon.

(As for the title of this comic, it's supposed to be "Immigrant Song" in Norwegian.)

Comic transcript

TRANSCRIPTION COURTESY OF JOSEPH HOUK - [1001] (Norwegian leader, speaking in his native tongue; TMO notes he indicates foreign language by the flag sublimated behind the speech bubble) "Men! One of the natives of this new land would like to lead us in a song celebrating our arrival! [Exterior shot of Newfoundland huts] I think we have everything figured out, so follow me... One, two, three..." (MG) "AH-ah-AHHHHHHAHHH! AH-ah-AHHHHHH-AHHH!" (Nordic men, singing) "I come from the land of the ice and snow, from the midnight sun where the hot springs blow!" (CW, aside) "Let's hope this gets lost in history. I don't think the Zep needs any more plagiarism accusations!"

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