Doonesbury by Garry Trudeau


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  1. Downundergirl

    Downundergirl said, about 3 years ago

    Take a number kid.

  2. rpmurray

    rpmurray said, about 3 years ago

    It’s a good thing that there’s not much going on in Washington right now, so Trudeau can take a break and rerun this arc.

  3. Potrzebie

    Potrzebie said, about 3 years ago

    I wonder if GBT is getting tired?

  4. traceling

    traceling said, about 3 years ago

  5. traceling

    traceling said, about 3 years ago

    “The “Doonesbury” cartoonist has been on sabbatical this summer as he readies his Washington-based TV series, “Alpha House,” one of the inaugural projects for Amazon Studios. That has meant a season of “Doonesbury Flashbacks” — a.k.a. reruns — on the comics page, with the comic strip’s return originally slated for Labor Day.

    Now, like a Groundhog Day alert, comes new word: “Doonesbury” fans will get 10 more weeks of darkness. Original strips are now scheduled to return on the week of Nov. 18. The weekly color strip returned on Sunday"

  6. montessoriteacher

    montessoriteacher said, about 3 years ago

    Actually, the shutdown gave comedians plenty of material. And now, back to work on something other than shooting one’s self in the foot. Hooray!

  7. StCleve72

    StCleve72 said, about 3 years ago


    My opinion is that GBT owes nothing to anyone. I’m grateful to these 40 years of the strip and if he retired tomorrow I’d be sad and says thanks. I’ll be reading old strips the rest of my life and I still get a laff seeing a fat, bald Elvis hanging on Trumps yacht or Lacey Davenport being asked by the Palm Spring dowagers why the homeless don’t just go live at their summer homes or “Reagan’s Brain.” To my mind he’s an American treasure and his underlying theme of “we can do better” may be more true today than ever.

  8. Gokie5

    Gokie5 said, about 3 years ago


    Thanks, StCleve72! “What oft was thought, but ne’er so well express’d . . .” (Alexander Pope).

  9. pshapley

    pshapley said, about 3 years ago

    A lot of comics have reruns. Peanuts and Calvin & Hobbes are both permanent reruns, Get Fuzzy is sporadic, and Doonesbury has always had relatively short breaks, now this long one. So what? The reruns are still better than a lot of what’s out there, and a lot better than what I could come up with myself.

  10. Dragoncat

    Dragoncat GoComics PRO Member said, about 3 years ago

    And this is just the American Group. Have you seen the Norwegians?

  11. drbethsk8s

    drbethsk8s said, about 3 years ago

    Bravo, StCleve72, you’ve stated it well for all of us.

  12. The Wolf In Your Midst

    The Wolf In Your Midst said, about 3 years ago


    I can imagine he’d be getting tired of all the criticism about reruns.
    Protip for all the complainers: If you feel you’re not getting any value out of this comic strip, then ask for your money back.

  13. ragarms

    ragarms said, about 3 years ago


    Please add my thanks to the list of appreciation of your post! You have offset the the innumerable ignorant cheap shots from the “cheep” seats!

  14. Mike31g

    Mike31g said, about 3 years ago


    Eloquently stated StCleve72

  15. arizonat

    arizonat said, about 3 years ago

    You could of dusted this one off a bit. Talk about archieve strip, wait, is that mold in the lower right corner?

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