The image on Digging Yourself Deeper is a crudely drawn guy who is holding a monologue. Since this is a dialogue trope, that pic doesn't illustrate it.
So I'd say pull it, and in the meantime find some better example. Such as this one or that one.
I'm not really crazy about the suggestions...not really crazy about a lot of the options, mainly because you'd have to use damn near the whole thing of each one to get the trope completely across. I'm gonna lean toward calling this a "stick with the quote" page and leaving it at that.
+1 to pull.
The Gunnerkrigg Courtexample on the page would be one of the best visual examples, because the embarassment is so obvious, but it still falls into the "probably too long to get a good pic from" area.
You know, that could work. Annie's dialogue in the last panel is sufficient to let the reader know what happened, but I think one previous panel showing Mort stammering over his words would be good for context.
Couldn't we just crop the current image down to the bottom right bit? Shortens everything up and has some nice imagery.
As for the Gunnerkrig Court idea, it can't just be the last panel by itself. For reasons other than Antimony looks horrible in that panel, but seriously, *shudder*.
One more, if I may: "Especially impressive given that he doesn't technically have feet..."
Hmm... Otherwise, perhaps:
"Mort, when you can no longer see the sky it might be time to stop digging..."
I think the current is not great but it's okay. Also, it shows a literal hole being dug, whereas the suggestions don't really have any relevant information outside speech bubbles. (There is no actual connection to the digging, but: yeah, not great. Visual metaphor in context probably?) The distinction between one character talking to the reader and one character talking to another character is not important.
edited 27th Sep '12 12:59:58 AM by rodneyAnonymous
Becky: Who are you? The Mysterious Stranger: An angel. Huck: What's your name? The Mysterious Stranger: Satan.