For Better or For Worse by Lynn Johnston

For Better or For Worse

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  1. Joe Minotaur

    Joe Minotaur said, over 7 years ago



    LW18 LADYWOLF said, over 7 years ago

    Time to take the bullets out of the gun, John.

  3. The Duke

    The Duke GoComics PRO Member said, over 7 years ago

    Don’t worry, John! Your voice will only go up two octaves!!

  4. Avolunteer

    Avolunteer GoComics PRO Member said, over 7 years ago

    @gmartin007 Ellie had two pregnancies & two childbirths to go through. So why does she have to have the more invasive surgery if John is the one who says no to a third child????

  5. ejcapulet

    ejcapulet said, over 7 years ago

    Hey, he’s the one objecting, so he’s the one who gets the snip.

  6. sassy1 jenkins

    sassy1 jenkins said, over 7 years ago

    And remember later in their life there was a whoops, her name excapes me at this moment!!

  7. pearlandpeach

    pearlandpeach said, over 7 years ago

    Paul Jones, your remarks are abit hate-filled. Lighten up and enjoy the cartoon and not make ugly comments.

  8. Macushlalondra

    Macushlalondra said, over 7 years ago

    Seems they may be planning to change the storyline, if John gets the old snip, there will be no April.

  9. Lewreader

    Lewreader said, over 7 years ago

    snip, miss, oops

  10. Silverpearl

    Silverpearl said, over 7 years ago

    I like April. A product of imagination. I’d also like to live in P.E.R.N.

  11. fbjsr

    fbjsr said, over 7 years ago

    Actualy Paul Jones is right. I didn’t start reading until after Farley died. I am amazed how bitter about her life Elly comes across in these early comics.

  12. summerdog

    summerdog said, over 7 years ago

    OMG! Silverpearl! ! I want to live on PERN, too! Under threadfree skys, of course. Ann is writting a new book. Todd has a new one coming out, too, so watch for them.

    pearlandpeach…don’t be such a board mommie. I like to read all the comments, and if they are THAT bad they will get flagged.

  13. sydtaki

    sydtaki said, over 7 years ago

    John’s snip would = in office visit, 4 stitches, 1 week of no heavy lifting & a $40 copay. Elly’s snip would = Inpatient hospital procedure under general anesthesia, many more stitches (No laproscopy back then), borrowing her mom for several weeks to handle the household while she recovers, oh yeah, and paying an exorbitant deductable for surgery. Probably well over $5000 in those days. Please try to read this through the filter of the era with sympathy for the plight of the voiceless housewife. Now that I am she, I have more sympathy. Plus this comic makes me laugh out loud.

  14. summerdog

    summerdog said, over 7 years ago

    I know some of you think that Elly comes across as bitter about her life, but I just see it as Lynn’s way of getting her joke of the day across. It has to be funny, right?

  15. RinaFarina

    RinaFarina said, over 7 years ago

    What’s PERN?

    It’s not very surprising that a housewife who spends almost all her time looking after small children is unhappy, even bitter. That’s how the last wave of feminism got started (in the 1960’s) - with women realizing that they were not satisfied with their lives, and there had to be more than this.

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