Cass needed some kind of victory in this chapter, no matter how superficial. Cold-cocking Morty was the least she could have been allowed to do, given the circumstances. It’s my hope, if someone in the distant future makes a list of The Greatest Moments in UTC, that “Cass Knocks Morty the F**k Out” makes it into the top five.

For about the first two years on the website, the sound effect of the punch was “BAM!” I changed it to “POW!” shortly before making the trade paperback because I really, really didn’t like how “Bam” rhymed with “plan”.