where’s the handsaw?
It’s been photoshopped out there… Badly.
Reflecting on the cartoon’s reception, Larson suggested he had erred in making one of the tools resemble a crude saw, which misled many readers into believing that to understand the cartoon’s message, they needed to decipher the identities of the other three tools.
I liked how in The PreHistory of The Far Side Larson talks about how one week in the newspaper they printed the captions the wrong way round for his and the other cartoon:
Greatest book of all time?
Greatest book of all time.
Jim gets it.