"A screaming comes across the sky. It has happened before, but there is nothing to compare it to now."
Sally Forth (a rather sweet, if plain vanilla comic strip) cribbed the opening to Gravity's Rainbow (a snarling pit bull of a Nabokovian novel portraying Tyrone Slothrop's flayed-alive descent into the polymorphous perversity of a postmodern techno-hell) for its Sunday strip.
What's next? Linus and Snoopy on acid reprising the opening to Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas ...?
"We were somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs began to take hold ...