I am sure that many of you have stood in front of the baggage carousel and thought that that was exactly what was going on behind the scenes. I know I have! And Mike as well. And sometimes there seems to be a sinister character among the baggage handlers who knows exactly which suitcase is yours, so he can put it on the belt last.

But, to be fair, I’ve also had it happen more than once that my luggage was among the first on the belt, so it’s just luck after all. And actually the baggage carousel is the main reason I stay relaxed during the turbulent melee that is the average disembarkment, because I know all the winners of the hand to hand combat, who managed to exit the plane first, will be waiting for their piece of luggage, which may be the last on the carousel …

By the way, this is one of the comics we were cracking ourselves up while writing it, and then got only mild or confused reactions when showing it to the first test persons. Weird how that goes! We’re curious about you guys’ reception…