Fences Comic Strip- Brody Armstrong

Fences Comic Strip- Brody Armstrong

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  • "As long as I keep my strength  and stay vigilant, I ain't going easy."
  • "I'll keep this bottle then."
  • Troy talks about his baseball career and how he wrestled with Death and won. 
  • "Troy, quit fooling around."
  • Troy and Cory argue about Cory playing football. Troy doesn't want sports to ruin Cory's life like they did Troy's.
  • "It ain't my job to like you. It's my job to do right by you."
  • "Dad, how come you ain't ever liked me?"
  • Cory is angry with Troy after he refuses to let Corey play football. 
  • "You just scared that I'm gonna be better than you."
  • "That's strike one, don't strike out."
  • "What's that supposed to mean?"
  • "Some people build fences to keep others in."
  • Troy and Bono work on the fence, and talk about Troy's infidelity.
  • "I'm standing here with my daughter in my arms. She ain't got no mother."
  • Troy brings home his illegitimate child. Rose agrees to raise her, but hates Troy for his dishonesty.
  • "For right now this child got a mother...but you a womanless man."
  • "I can't drag papa with me everywhere I go."
  • It is years later. Troy has died, and Cory,  who joined the Marines, has come back for the funeral. He meets his half-sister, Raynell.
  • "When your daddy walked in the house he was so big he filled it up."
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