Our new friend Ix3plaaa( is on the job in the latest Space Monkeys! strip, which again makes use of the word “Precarious” in association with our rounded new character. Last time it was “Pee-carious,” but I think the implication is clear — something about that word and that alien is going on. They are inextricably (Ix3tricably?) linked, like Hurley and the numbers on Lost.

Is he cursed?

Will he find happiness on such a ship when he is constantly butting his scrøtal-like self against the wall of fate? Is he even a he?

Only time (and your two storytellers) will tell.