Category Archives: Comics

Sunday’s Best: Semester-Ending Superstition

It’s that week for seniors.  So Bill Amend is likely onto something here in this week’s new FoxTrot. (image from gocomics.com)

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Sunday’s Best: Smaug Theory

Today’s FoxTrot by Bill Amend hits just the right notes.   (image from gocomics.com)

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Sunday’s Best: Stories Told

This classic Peanuts strip by Charles Schulz is a good reminder that strips with lots of talking are almost always better than those without.  Even if Patty just can’t follow it. (image from gocomics.com)

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The Roads Taken

One of my favorite things to do, either in-person (rarely) or online (often) is to see things like Hadrian’s Wall and other evidence of how the Roman Empire made it’s way up to England.  One of least favorite things to … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: Comedy of Errors

It was a good day in the funny pages.  In honor of baseball season and the baseball fans in my life, here’s this week’s FoxTrot by Bill Amend: Peter Fox and his Comedy of Errors. (image from gocomics.com)

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Life That Won’t Stream

I’m eagerly awaiting a couple of books in the mail this week.  One is the latest Rivers of London novel by Ben Aaronovich.  The other is The Life We’re Looking For by Andy Crouch.  Crouch was indispensable for me at … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: What’s It All About?

Another interesting conversation between Frazz and Caulfield about Easter today.  Impressive inclusion of the word “liturgically.” (image from gocomics.com)

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For the Wonder

Turned the big 4-6 today.  It was mostly like a normal weekend: breakfast, Good Friday service, conversation with family, time with the neighbors, and then a late-afternoon movie. I thought this recent Frazz strip was quite good.  Meaning is a … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: Sally the Cartographer

Bit of an odd Sunday for the funny pages.  Today’s classic Peanuts strip by Charles Schulz stands out because of the initial visuals and the hint that Sally might be something of a secret perfectionist.  I say “secret” because it’s … Continue reading

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When You Can’t Remember the Band

I try not to do back-to-back strips from the same comic, but today’s Frazz by Jef Mallett is one-of-a-kind.  A good reminder that history works on multiple levels. (image from gocomics.com)

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