Arlo and Janis by Jimmy Johnson

Arlo and Janis

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  1. Agent54

    Agent54 said, over 2 years ago

    Where the heck did Gene pick up the hoe and why? He is not going to hoe that wild field. And he did not have it in his hands yesterday. (and do not start with the wild oats stuff either)

  2. badangus

    badangus said, over 2 years ago


    I think he was drawn to it

  3. Reppr

    Reppr said, over 2 years ago

    Gene is using it as a leaning stick. I think there is trouble coming – Mary Lou has ambitions – big house, car…boat?

  4. hawgowar

    hawgowar said, over 2 years ago

    Isn’t she part owner of the restaurant? If so her minimum share is already fixed. Of course, daddy can be more generous. And unless it is a very tidy sum, they won’t be able to live off it for as long as they think. And in the mean time, the little girl may lose a hand to a snapping turtle.

  5. JoeStoppinghem

    JoeStoppinghem GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    Unless the reason Pop is selling is due to a health issue…

  6. StoicLion

    StoicLion said, over 2 years ago


    You must be new here.

  7. Chuck_it_all

    Chuck_it_all said, over 2 years ago

    To make a small fortune in farming, it helps to start out with a large fortune.

    Seems, like I remember that Gus said at one point, “I’m not selling the restaurant.”, which runs counter to what he said at other times. I suspect JJ has a resolution to that paradox.

  8. Chuck_it_all

    Chuck_it_all said, over 2 years ago



  9. Robin Stephens

    Robin Stephens said, over 2 years ago

    Did anybody else notice Meg messing with the snapping turtle???

  10. jploch5408

    jploch5408 said, over 2 years ago

    If you notice, Meg is real close to the creek in panel 2. Then after what happens in the 3rd panel, she’s stretching her stick in the last panel. Seems to me Meg is more responsible than Mary Lou and Gene, who are still babbling away, not paying any attention to her.

  11. Joseph Houk

    Joseph Houk said, over 2 years ago

    …This is sounding like “coming full circle” for some reason. I’ve been reading A&J long enough to know that the two of them had similar discussions many, many, MANY years ago.

  12. QuietStorm27

    QuietStorm27 said, over 2 years ago

    I love the scenes with Meg playing while her parents talk and she looks younger than when she was 1st reintroduced with dark hair.

  13. Paul Roese

    Paul Roese GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    Gus was talking at one point of selling everything. not only the restaurant but his other properties as well. Mary Lou does have a share of the ownership in the Dock but i doubt it’s on paper but Gus will do right by her but as has been noted she has a sister and nieces and nephews who neither she or her dad have seen in years. i think Gus may want to repair some bridges that may have been damaged there while there is still time.

  14. Gokie5

    Gokie5 said, over 2 years ago

    Notice the paradox in having to have a windfall before you can afford to live simply?

  15. racerxyz

    racerxyz said, over 2 years ago


    I think that on 2/14/14, Gus was referring to the fact that the sale will be based mostly on the location instead of the business itself.

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