When my own sons begin to show interest in the fairer sex, I will give them the exact advice Paul gives to Ronnie in the first strip.

I only wish my father had told me.

Meanwhile, let’s give Ronnie a shout-out. In this sequence he confesses his love for Sassy to the lady herself. I’ve said it before: The Magic of Me is a comic strip about idiot men-children, but Ronnie’s making a real play for most successful male in the feature.

Not that that’s a high bar to clear.