For Better or For Worse by Lynn Johnston

For Better or For Worse

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  1. loves raising duncan

    loves raising duncan said, over 2 years ago

    How true that is!

  2. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    Lynn’s Notes:
    This is such an old gag image, but I had to use it here. I actually showed Aaron how to squeeze our garden hose to stop the water flowing — so he could “surprise” someone. Naturally, I was his first surprisee!

  3. JPuzzleWhiz

    JPuzzleWhiz said, over 2 years ago

    To be honest, I really disliked Michael at this time—thought he was a real brat!

    Ahh, but what he’s about to do to John…comic nirvana!

  4. JPuzzleWhiz

    JPuzzleWhiz said, over 2 years ago

    Actually, though, it’s the type of father-son moment that gets treasured down through the years. Spontaneous fun.

  5. JPuzzleWhiz

    JPuzzleWhiz said, over 2 years ago

    Even more so if Elly and Lizzie get caught up in it!

  6. Macushlalondra

    Macushlalondra said, over 2 years ago

    Michael’s ok. Sometimes I don’t like Lizzy though. But they’re just normal kids.

  7. gibbyville

    gibbyville GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    Looks like the kid has a case of premature baldness.

  8. Ralph Fisher

    Ralph Fisher GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    look like the artist ran out of paint

  9. oldman2015

    oldman2015 said, over 2 years ago

    kids will be kids

  10. paul brians

    paul brians said, over 2 years ago

    @Ralph Fisher

    Maybe it’s a theme. See Frank & Ernest today:
    http://www.gocomics.com/frankandernest/2013/06/08

  11. ZaphodBblbrx

    ZaphodBblbrx said, over 2 years ago

    These strips were originally only in black & white. Without the color, Michael would not look partially bald.

  12. codedaddy

    codedaddy GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    Is that an error in the first panel, where the balloon delivering the news is pointing at the neighbor?

  13. potrerokid1532

    potrerokid1532 said, over 2 years ago

    @codedaddy

    Apparently, the neighbor is making a statement, rather than asking a question. In the next panel, John is “answering”, or affirming the statement!!

  14. Gokie5

    Gokie5 said, over 2 years ago

    Also, in the first panel, Steve prefaces his remark with “so -,” implying that John or maybe some other source has given him this information, and he just wants confirmation, or expansion, or John’s take on the subject.

  15. Archie Bunker

    Archie Bunker GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    You’re about to become cooled down..


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