Category Archives: Comics

Sunday’s Best: Celebrating Summer Reading

A day late for this, but better late than never.  That’s especially true when you get a quip about summer reading.  Yesterday’s four-color Frazz by Jef Mallett: We had an overcast, drizzly Independence Day here in Honolulu.  And not much … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: Great Lengths to Save the Planet

This week’s FoxTrot is a great visual gag with fun, familial implications.  Jason is always pretty creative, and this is a good reminder of that.  Funny that he has his own Super-Jason costume, too. (image from gocomics.com)

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Sunday’s Best: The Broom and the Bulb

Today’s Nancy strip by Olivia Jaimes resonates way more than it ought, I fear. (image from gocomics.com)

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To Be and To Do

This week Frazz and Caulfield discussed a question that students get asked often (one I’m probably guilty of asking, too).  It’s a good question, though it probably nudges students to more stress than necessary.  Caulfield handles it well . . … Continue reading

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Some Shade and Some Jade?

After a long time without much new television, it seems like we’ve got serial superhero madness all over the place (especially at the CW).  One of last summer’s few/great joys was the first season of Stargirl.  Because it was produced … Continue reading

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When Worlds Collide

WuMo by Wulff and Morgenthaler often does a great job having two worlds break in on each other.  This most recent Sunday strip is another example of that, how the allowances of times past (or imaginary) don’t quite match up … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: On Summer Reading

You can always count on Caulfield to get something right about the current moment.  This time around, it’s summer reading: It’s like packing for a trip: I throw in way more books than I should.  And then the one’s I … Continue reading

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Good for Schroeder

You know that when you read a Peanuts strip you’re going to get some brutal honesty.  But this classic strip from Tuesday just caught be off-guard in that regard.  No obfuscating for Schroeder here. (image from gocomics.com)

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Sunday’s Best: Emphasizing the Syllable of Finals Fear

It’s the end of the school year, which means it’s time for some final exam humor.  Here’s today’s FoxTrot strip by Bill Amend. Since I teach seniors, I gave my last test last week and turned in my grades on … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: Crabby Lucies

I think the best Peanuts strips are the wordy ones, and not just because it takes a little longer to process but also because you’re more likely to get a fun twist.  So today’s classic strip with Lucy and Linus … Continue reading

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