Category Archives: Comics

Back to Lucy’s Incentive

Last week, and in acknowledgment of the many incentives for spring break, I posted the first of a series of classic Peanuts strips where Schroeder, ever stonewalling Lucy’s romantic advances, finally agrees to kiss her if she hits a homeroom. … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: Flight of Imagination

Today’s classic Calvin and Hobbes strip is a great example of a captionless that communicates a real sense of things perfectly.  Also: dinosaurs. (image from gocomics.com)

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Spring Break Incentive

We’re in the home stretch for spring break.  Last week was intense, with classes, a camp, and class service projects.  This week has been a little calmer, though things always seem to pile on as the end of a quarter … Continue reading

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The Hard Work of Having Fun

This classic Calvin and Hobbes strip captures something that’s still true about part of contemporary culture: the hoops we go through to make sure we have fun. (image from go comics.com)

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Sunday’s Best: A Lack of Motel Facilities

I’m pretty sure there will be a lot of work at least a little like this turned in over the next few hours.  A solid batch of Sunday strips today (including this classic Peanuts strip by Charles Schulz).  I’ll post … Continue reading

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The Great Marvel Retcon

I saw the latest entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe this afternoon.  I wasn’t sure what to expect from Captain Marvel.  The Carol Danvers I knew growing up was the one whose powers had been permanently stolen by Rogue, who … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: The Wishy Washy Truth

I have to say, Chuck and Patty talking under the tree has become one of my favorite Peanuts tropes.  Today’s classic strip is another example of how the work of Charles Schulz could capture lots of things through something wonderful … Continue reading

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