For Better or For Worse by Lynn Johnston

For Better or For Worse

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  1. bluetopazcrystal

    bluetopazcrystal said, over 8 years ago

    So the present is done and future is told. Then the story begins again on Monday? I am excited! To Comicreviewer, Again I say, Why is it that, as a culture, we are more comfortable seeing two men holding guns than holding hands? ~Ernest Gaines I hope to read more stories about the diverse groups Lynn supports in her comic. Way to go Lynn!!

  2. Dale Hopson

    Dale Hopson GoComics PRO Member said, over 8 years ago


  3. AliKzam

    AliKzam said, over 8 years ago

    Okay, where’s the tissue? That was awesome.

  4. Timoteous

    Timoteous said, over 8 years ago

    Although I have not read the For Better Or For Worse strip from the beginning; thank you for the time that you made me feel like a part of a family, even though it was part of a family drawn by Lynn Johnston. Lynn when you said that Grandpa Jim lived to be 89 years old and lived long enough to see the birth of his great-grandson James Allen Caine; that brought back memories when my own Grandfather George Edward Monroe, Sr. lived until he was 84 years old and he got to see some of his great-grandchildren.

  5. brianric

    brianric said, over 8 years ago

    I’m glad to see the story end like this. We can dream on about the Pattersons, knowing the story ended happy.

  6. rmbdot

    rmbdot said, over 8 years ago

    Jesse and Ms. Edwards didn’t get to Liz’s wedding? Where’s Tracey?
    Ah, well, a pretty good ending. It wasn’t the full group portrait I hoped for, but at least we had most of the principals in the splash panel with the title.


    SARA BOWLDEN said, over 8 years ago

    Thanks Lynn, for sharing yor family with us. My parents are from Canada and my brother and I have spent a great deal of time with family there. We all have enjoyed your strips for many years (I think I remember back before Micheal was born!)

    I am looking forward to taking the journey again!

  8. c h

    c h said, over 8 years ago

    Lynn, Best of luck to you! I feel as though I know you personally - our families seemed to “grow up” together - as I “saw” them through your comic strips eyes. Young motherhood, those teenage years, seeing them become adults.

  9. lucy1938

    lucy1938 said, over 8 years ago

    End of present “For Better or For Worse”

  10. Anysia

    Anysia said, over 8 years ago

    Thank you for the marvelous, and realistic, journey through life. Thank you for keeping it real and not being judgmental or hiding things that some people might find uncomfortable.

    Best of luck to you, Lynn.

  11. Richard B

    Richard B said, over 8 years ago

    Thank you Lynn, for a beautiful family story well told. Keep up the good work. Looking forward to the new story.

  12. Bernie Hamblin

    Bernie Hamblin GoComics PRO Member said, over 8 years ago

    Thanks for 29 years. Your family has been a part of my family.

  13. Nozzi

    Nozzi said, over 8 years ago

    Thankyou for entertaining us throughout the years with your stories everyday. FBOFW was a strip that I never wanted to admit was my favorite but it was almost always the first one I so eagerly read. For some reason I never lost interest in following the lives of a family whom I hardly had anything in common. Good luck & God bless.

  14. gtweaver1

    gtweaver1 said, over 8 years ago

    What a nice wrap-up to a wonderful comic series! Am looking forward to the “new” story, however “recycled” it may be (as some are already complaining, without having seen it yet). Have always enjoyed the fact that the story is set in Canada; it’s part of the strip’s appeal, in my opinion. Although both my parents were born in Detroit, MI, my mother grew up in Ontario, so I have always had a “soft spot”, so to speak, for Canadiana, if that’s the right word (my spell checker doesn’t seem to think so…).

    Again, it’s sad to see that some people have to inject their homophobia and negativism into the comment section here. If you don’t like, don’t read it. If you are afraid of people that are unlike yourself, you miss out on a lot of interesting people. I truly believe that “Variety is the Spice of Life” and that the world would be a much duller place if we were all alike.

    I understand that some people, like TheComicReviewer, may be uncomfortable with homosexuals or homosexuality, but I don’t understand why the mere mention of it gets you so disturbed. It’s not going away; even other species have homosexuality, so, if you are a so-called Christian, that should be evidence that it is entirely natural. God doesn’t make mistakes, as they say! Although, I wonder, sometimes, with all the suffering, poverty, war, famine, etc. if He/She is really on the job. But that is MY personal belief, and I don’t try to impose it upon anyone.

    I wish others felt the same way about imposing their beliefs on me. There is a difference between free speech and hate speech, and I think some of the commenters here have crossed that line. I am looking forward to the new storyline, and on that positive note, I hope that everyone here can learn to accept each others’ differences, if they can’t learn to appreciate them.

    All my best to LJ, and thank you for many years of reading pleasure.

    Dr. Gary, North Carolina, USA

  15. jmworacle

    jmworacle said, over 8 years ago

    Such a lovely ending to a classic comic strip. I hope that in between the the new storyline format we get updates on the Patteron’s.


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