Well, five votes out of nine went to Drexle, so he's victorious. That was a quick round. That's good; we're trying to avoid the complaints about slowness that plagued the last Cup.
No word from LadyJ yet, so we'll skip ahead to...
Round 3: NastyPope vs. Spankling
1. The strip must take place in a video game. I mean a real video game, one that's been published and played and whatnot. You'll probably want to make this obvious. That might be as simple as putting the name of the game in the strip's title, or it might not.
2. The strip or one of its characters must make light of the (real or imagined) customs, laws, or traditions of some (real or imagined) country.
3. Counting the narration and left and right dialogue boxes for all three panels, there are a total of nine text boxes that could potentially be used in a strip. Your strip must use exactly five. Which five is up to you.
As before, good luck and please post your strip within 48 hours.
The what mentioned above is total fiction. Please don't take it seriously!