Adam@Home by Rob Harrell

Adam@Home

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  1. Alexikakos

    Alexikakos said, 9 months ago


    In terms of real time, Nick is well over twenty years of age.
    As I have said before, the story arc about his dubious parentage (Adam isn’t Nick’s father) ended rather abruptly.
    I suspect it was shut down due to complaints.

  2. Bruno Zeigerts

    Bruno Zeigerts said, 9 months ago

    Tough luck, Adam. Nick is in it for the long haul, at least sixteen years.

  3. Nachikethass

    Nachikethass said, 9 months ago

    @Alexikakos

    Adam isn’t Nick’s father? I didn’t know that…

  4. Montana  Lady

    Montana Lady said, 9 months ago

    @Nachikethass

    Adam isn’t Nick’s father? I didn’t know that either!!!!!

  5. Rondec

    Rondec said, 9 months ago

    That’s news. The only character backgrounds I’ve seen are on Wikipedia and it says Nick is Adam’s and Laura’s son.

  6. Tom Flapwell

    Tom Flapwell said, 9 months ago

    @Rondec

    Well, Adam is at worst his adoptive father. I suspect that the arc left the question unanswered.

  7. Perkycat

    Perkycat GoComics PRO Member said, 9 months ago

    We need to have a little talk with Mr. Harrell. Inquiring minds need to know.
    And, of course, Adam is surprised that a baby acts like a baby. Really Adam!!

  8. Hunter7

    Hunter7 said, 9 months ago

    Yes. Inquiring minds want to know. Adopted?
    .
    and Adam is just blaming Nick for his own lack of focus and work production.

  9. neverenoughgold

    neverenoughgold GoComics PRO Member said, 9 months ago

    Adoptive or not, doesn’t a father make…

  10. Alexikakos

    Alexikakos said, 9 months ago



    Clarifaction:

    If you can get to copies of 1986 to 1987 newspapers which carried “Adam@Home” (at that time just “Adam”) you will find a story arc in which Laura is having an affair with her boss.

    She becomes pregnant with Nick by one of them but it was never resolved. Either the last, or very close to the last, strip in that unresolved arc has Adam thinking “Who’s baby?!”


    I should have said: Adam MAY not be Nick’s father.

  11. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, 9 months ago

    @Alexikakos

    Probably easier to get the books unless you can find those comics here.

  12. Perkycat

    Perkycat GoComics PRO Member said, 9 months ago

    @Alexikakos

    Maybe we need some strips on getting a DNA test. Not that it really matters. Nick is cute and Adam is his father no matter what.

  13. BettyH553

    BettyH553 said, 9 months ago

    according to the law, a baby’s father is the man who is married to the mother, regardless of DNA

  14. Strod

    Strod said, 9 months ago

    @Alexikakos

    Another important clarification is that at that time the strip was drawn by Brian Basset (who nowadays draws Red and Rover). Rob Harrell started drawing it on 2009.
     
    I wouldn’t be surprised if Harrell isn’t even aware of this paternity issue.
     
    All I can say is that I have been following Adam@home since the mid 2000’s and during all this time the strip has been very light-hearted, with no soap-opera drama like that. I’m glad @Alexikakos brought the issue to our attention, though. I’m a sucker for comic strip trivia!

  15. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, 9 months ago

    Go back to September 5,1995 here in the archives to see how it use to be drawn.

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