Snow plays a nice role in many of today’s Sunday strips. From simple gag to creative use of space, the white stuff is a nice way to represent some of the hopes of a new year. First, the simple gag from FoxTrot:
Then there’s the use of white space in Frazz that tries to recapture some of the “hush” of a quiet, snowy morning while also working in some New Year humor:
And then, finally, there’s today’s classic Calvin and Hobbes with some nice white space coupled with an opinionated Calvin talking New Year changes:
It’s always interesting to see what Watterson does with snow and borders (or the lack thereof).
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Speaking of white space, still a couple of more days before officially heading back to work. Unofficially, I’ll be heading back in tomorrow and Tuesday for a few hours each day. Beyond that, it’s appointments and trying to settle in for a quarter with new students and the topic of ethics.
(images from gocomics.com)