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One Phone Call is a cut-and-paste webcomic about a man named Garth, who is using his one phone call to call his mother and ask for bail and attorney.The situation is complicated a little, as Garth's mother is very tolerant of anything her kids do, except outright crime. Garth needs to explain to his mother why he was arrested, and he has to do it in a way that will cause her to want to help him.The comic is composed of a bunch of copies of the same picture of Garth on a phone, over and over, but with different speech bubbles and text. See, 'cause it's only one phone call.It can be found here. (Note: It shares a website with another comic, 0 0 0 This Comic Appears First Alphabetically. The latest update, regardless of which comic it's from, is on the home page)If you're looking for the trope, see One Phone Call.
This comic provides examples of the following tropes:
Latex Perfection: The three criminals use a variation of this to make artificial fat, warts, an entirely different head shape...
Mama Didn't Raise No Criminal: Inverted, with Garth's mother immediately thinking her son's a murderer, and Garth trying to deny it. Of course, given her nature, she wasn't really taking the situation seriously.
Garth: No, Mom, I didn't kill a man.
Garth: Mother, I most certainly did not put a bullet— are you trying to get me to quote the Bohemian Rhapsody?
Garth: Uh, haha, yeah! [Emily/Emile] isn't a criminal or anything!
Garth: So, you're probably wondering why I called...
Unreliable Narrator: Garth. He mentions he doesn't know the name of the guard outside his cell is, but calls him "Dale" two panels later. It's completely possible his description of Dale as a big, scary man with a Judge Dredd tattoo is completely false.
Unwitting Pawn: Garth, in picking up some hitchhikers, unknowingly aids in a casino heist.