Baldo by Hector D. Cantu and Carlos Castellanos


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  1. TEMPLO S.U.D.

    TEMPLO S.U.D. said, about 3 years ago

    Learned the periodic table at a very, very young age. Way to go, papi Sergio.

  2. farflungfloyd

    farflungfloyd said, about 3 years ago

    I Want to buy that for my daughter!

  3. swami mommy

    swami mommy said, about 3 years ago

    If she is so smart, how come she isn’t skipping grades and going straight to high school?

  4. husky51

    husky51 said, about 3 years ago

    because, like I was recommended for skipping 2nd grade when I moved to Calif from Canada after attending 1st grade there. My mother wisely said no, that she wanted me to stay with my own age level as much as possible.
    Only one real problem arose (that I am aware of) because of that decision. I was already writing cursive, but in Calif they were still printing and I was discouraged from writing cursive and had to print all over again and then, a year later, relearn cursive, which was sloppier than before.

  5. The Orange Mailman

    The Orange Mailman said, about 3 years ago

    Nice! Original. I like it.

  6. fbjsr

    fbjsr said, about 3 years ago

    @swami mommy

    Because it is a comic and it is funnier this way.

  7. Dr Dave

    Dr Dave said, about 3 years ago

    Unobtanium in there?

  8. TimeTraveler

    TimeTraveler GoComics PRO Member said, about 3 years ago

    Next, He’ll show us her Tinker toys she used to make scale molecules for fun.

  9. Comic Minister

    Comic Minister said, about 3 years ago


  10. Petemejia77

    Petemejia77 said, about 3 years ago

    Graicie is gonna grow up and be a super villain! Have there been any latina super villains? That would be cool!

  11. patlaborvi

    patlaborvi said, about 3 years ago

    A lot of the time kids have the intellect to be advanced, but the parents realize they lack the social maturity to deal with older kids.

  12. emjaycee

    emjaycee said, about 3 years ago

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  13. locake

    locake said, about 3 years ago

    Too bad he didn’t let Baldo play with those blocks.

  14. QuietStorm27

    QuietStorm27 said, about 3 years ago

    @swami mommy

    My son was smart enough to skip but not mature enough. Sometimes being around older kids isn’t good for them.

  15. comicsssfan

    comicsssfan said, about 3 years ago

    The reason you may feel the need to skip grades is because the elementary teachers often are not keeping pace with what should be taught, especially past 3rd grade or so. Why would that be? Well, the brightest people don’t study elementary ed. in college. They may not understand the material, especially math, themselves. That’s what happened to me. You could end up thinking you’re a genius because the class moves so slow. Parents have to supplement their kid’s classes with extra material. My school didn’t use text books for most classes because of the expensive sports programs
    In middle school the sports programs emerge and coaches are teaching classes. Nothing can interfere with sports and in my middle school we did without textbooks, just like the elementary school. The high school was good, but without the elementary and middle school background there could be a problem. In any case none of it prepares kids for a good state university.
    If you don’t believe me check out the books out there about what a kid should know at each grade level. I graduated high school with a 1st grade education. A friend of mine graduated not knowing how to read. Meanwhile my dumb, immigrant parents imagined from all the hype that I was even too well prepared, and I might be too big for my britches. They made me work after school every day because there was a danger I was too smart. But they got much better educations than me in the prison camps. They actually had earnest, caring teachers there, along with old text books.

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