Category Archives: Comics

Location! Location! Location?

Something about this Sunday’s WuMo comic also struck me as funnier than usual.  As a one-panel strip, it has to load everything into one scene.  This strip does that quite well.  Or maybe it’s just because the juxtaposition of things, … Continue reading

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Studying Styles

So the who idea of “learning styles” has mostly been debunked (at least if you talk to certain people).  But this week’s FoxTrot by Bill Amend floats the idea of “studying styles,” which is a lot  more possible because I … Continue reading

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Stories Left to Tell

Tonight brought the premiere of Superman & Lois, the latest attempt at bringing the story of Superman to the small screen.  The character has been floating around on the CW for a few years now as a special guest.  Last … Continue reading

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“Save a Copy”

I mentioned yesterday that it was a great day in the Sunday funny pages.  Here’s yesterday’s Frazz by Jef Mallett.  It’s a bit wordy and does a lot of verbal work, but it gets at something that is an interesting … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: Losing Lucy

Today was a nigh-perfect day in the funny pages.  I’ll probably post most of my favorites throughout the week.  But it was this classic Peanuts that made me laugh the most.  The Schroeder-Lucy dynamic is always interesting, mostly because it’s … Continue reading

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Saturday Smorgasbord

Believe it or not, I never really set out to have a week full of random video clips.  Sometimes, like this week, it just happens.  Thankfully, The Algorithm was helpful with that this week, which isn’t always the case.  It’s … Continue reading

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About That Holiday Candy

The kid might be onto something here.  As a fan of Peanut M&Ms, I have the benefit and sweet-tooth security of sales with every major holiday.  But there is definitely something about Halloween candy that makes it better than Valentine’s … Continue reading

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Guilty Pleasures

It’s been a good, normal Saturday, which means I didn’t get around to the blog until just now.  Here’s one more strip from last Sunday that I thought was well-done.  It’s a Frazz but without the usual Frazz.  I think … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: Disagreeing to Disagree

Today’s Nancy strip seeks to capture something about Our Current Moment, particularly in the recent reality of not knowing what to do with those we disagree with.  It’s a bit over-simplified, I’m sure.  But it’s still an important thing to … Continue reading

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Calvin and the Two-Ton Chickadee

This is a slightly odd classic Calvin and Hobbes, which makes it endearing in its own way. It’s got a just enough of Calvin’s imagination and of Hobbes’ aloofness that it works.  And the last panel is wonderful childhood absurdity, … Continue reading

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