Category Archives: Comics

More Than Just Peanuts

This week had a handful of quality Peanuts comics strips.  They are definitely artifacts from a  different era, nestled in a place that childhood today probably skips . . . or trips . . . over.  Consider this classic from … Continue reading

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Darryl’s (Mighty) Adventure Continues

It’s been a while since we’ve heard from Darryl, the former roommate of the mighty Thor.  Here’s a clip tied to this week’s release of Thor: Ragnarok. Darryl as Topaz?  That would be hilarious.

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Sunday’s Best: The Best-Layered Plans

An odd mix of Sunday comics today, which puts this classic Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson on top.  Turns out that the “best-layered plans” on snow days are nothing compared to the call of the bathroom. (image from gocomics.com)

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Cracking That Jar

Much like The Far Side, WuMo is all about the odd juxtaposition of things (that also ring true to life as we experience it).  This past Sunday’s strip was a great example of that odd-but-potent placement.  It’s all about cracking … Continue reading

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Write, Sally, Write

As the day comes to an end . . . Charles Schulz’s Peanuts did bring together the best and worst of the human condition. (image from gocomics.com)

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Sunday’s Best: Love in a Time of Mail Delivery

Poor old Chuck.  Even the postal system gets in the way of his hopes and dreams . . . (image from gocomics.com)

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Telling Time

This recent Frazz strip captures the “innocent sophistication” of childhood, don’t you think? (image from gocomics.com)

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