And where are the supposed walruses? And why was I unable to use my Gate spell in the previous few comics to escape?
Xavius: So you're the in-comic personification of the author of this comic, appearing as a near-omniscient super-character?
Author: Yes, that is exactly what I just said.
Xavius: But isn't that terribly clichéd?
Xavius: It's all completely justified because it's a good comic, Your Ultimate Rulerness.
Author: No, no cliché here. You see, we're not actually in the comic.
Xavius: Hey! You edited my lines!
Xavius: Not in the comic? How is that possible!?
Author: It's possible because you just poked an enormous hole in the comic.
Author: The plot of this comic is extremely tenuous and fragile. Simply pointing out a flaw is enough to tear it asunder.
Xavius: You mean like the way Bob managed to regain the Rod of Za-Boom in that filler comic? Or that in the first few chapters, desaturated characters had grey speech bubbles, yet now they have normal white ones?
Xavius: Or the massive explosion in Comic #43, which had no perceptible source and seemed to appear simply because-
Author: Shut up shut up shut up!