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Kiwi Cartoonist Tom Scott’s Latest

January 30, 2011 at 5:05 pm by Ataahua  - 

Kiwi cartoonist Tom Scott comments on Peter Jackson’s stay in hospital in his latest comic.

Posted in Director news, Hobbit Movie, Peter Jackson on January 30, 2011 by Kiwi Cartoonist Tom Scott’s Latest | Discuss
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One response to “Kiwi Cartoonist Tom Scott’s Latest”

  1. thain of westfarthing says:

    What is the joke in this cartoon? Is is that the level of technology in Middle-earth is so primitive that surgery performed there would end up looking as depicted in the cartoon?

    The level of skill (and technology) in Middle-earth surgery would depend upon which race was performing the procedure. I would expect orc surgery to be pretty gross, dwarf surgery somewhat less so, and elf surgery would be pretty advanced.

    Remember, Elrond was supposed to have drawn out the fragment of the Morgul-knife that was working its way towards Frodo’s heart. There was a small scar left on his left shoulder (as we are told when he awakens afterwards). Certainly nothing like that depicted in the cartoon. PJ’s doctor would appear to have been at the level of orc or dwarf surgery, as the cartoon depicts the results.

    Pardon me for going all Michael Martinez on you all here, but it was because I didn’t quite get the joke.

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