What a happy coincidence that the guy Bob landed on top of on the previous page was Joe, Wednesday's mechanic. Now Bob has an excuse to ride along! The crack about drinking the hair tonic refers to the fact that when this comic came out, alcohol was a prime ingredient in "greasy kid stuff" used to slick back men's hair.
And so, as Bob swoons, Harvard Harvard III decide to make it a REAL dog fight (get it?)!
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