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Sunday’s Best: Love Enough, and Time

Today’s classic Peanuts is another Chuck-and-Patty under-the-tree conversation.  It’s a nice, slow strip that has a nice, appropriate twist at the end.  I think one thing I like most about it is the mention of specific names that elude people … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: Mother’s Day Calvin-Style

Bill Watterson created a cast of characters with wonderfully realized voices.  That’s particularly true of today’s classic Calvin and Hobbes, which is a “Calvin-style” celebration of Mother’s Day. (image from gocomics.com)

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Farther from Home than Before

Today the folks at Sony dropped the trailer for July’s Spider-Man: Far From Home movie.  The movie holds an interesting position, as it is the first “Marvel” movie post-Endgame.  And this trailer, much more than the previous trailer, gives away … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: Stomach Issues

It’s baseball season again, which means lots of good back-and-forth between Charlie Brown and his always-losing team.  Lucy always adds an interesting dynamic to the baseball strips.  Sometimes the focus is on her obsession with Schroeder, which Chuck probably likes: … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: Calvin Doubles Down on Friendship

This is the second Sunday in a row that Calvin and Hobbes had something to say about friendship.  I meant to post last Sunday’s Calvin strip at some point, but the craziness of the week just didn’t allow for it. … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: Jellybeans for Stones

Hard to believe that we’re just a few days away from one of the biggest cliffhangers in cinematic history (at least for those who don’t know how comic books work).  Staying away from spoilers will definitely be difficult.  But I’m … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: What Credit Can’t Buy

Today’s Frazz by Jef Mallett has a nice, slightly “meta,”  storytelling vibe.  Frazz isn’t wrong, of course.  But the right answer is just a little bigger than he anticipated.  Credit is bad pedagogy. (image from gocomics.com)

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