As I was reading today's comic, I had a burst of inspiration. I dragged the comic into my highly sophisticated paint program, cut it down to the first panel, and cut out the speech bubble. Result: a hilarious image of Arthur looking like a zombie and Flaco oddly undisturbed by this turn of events.
Make this a t-shirt!
(PS I just bought the Lucky Duck shirt from Topatoco. It is a more than satisfactory consolation prize)