Gasoline Alley by Jim Scancarelli

Gasoline Alley

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  1. Nabuquduriuzhur

    Nabuquduriuzhur said, over 3 years ago

    That wasn’t what he meant. Is she like him in attic candlepower?

  2. Amber Thompson

    Amber Thompson said, over 3 years ago

    She just knows her dad. :)

  3. battle of plattsburgh

    battle of plattsburgh said, over 3 years ago

    What were we talking about?

  4. Ken

    Ken said, over 3 years ago


    It’s a comic gag. Does nobody understand this is a comic not real life?

  5. davidf42

    davidf42 said, over 3 years ago

    Clovia is 64, so Slim is about that age too. Yesterday I predicted that Slim has had a stroke. Today it seems that Jim is hinting that we’re beginning a story arc in which Slim has Alzheimer’s. Let’s wait and see.

  6. Candace  Barron

    Candace Barron GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    He means when did you get back in town. I think she’s joking in her reply.

  7. firebrand1

    firebrand1 said, over 3 years ago

    The pony tail keeps her skin tight and looking youthful.
    Slims full face does the same thing and keeps him looking
    many years younger.

  8. Ken

    Ken said, over 3 years ago

    @Candace Barron

    Apparently you are the only one who “gets” todays strip.

  9. Ken

    Ken said, over 3 years ago

    One last comment. I don’t remember ever seeing Slim this happy. Seems he does love his “little” girl.

  10. Keeper 98

    Keeper 98 said, over 3 years ago

    Ken, the Mary Poppins of comic commenters. Thank you for informing us all once again that we are viewing comic strips and not real life. Apparently we are all unaware that because these are comics, any form of idiotic writing and/or poor art work are permissible and we should accept this graciously.

  11. battle of plattsburgh

    battle of plattsburgh said, over 3 years ago

    @Keeper 98

    Too many people are far too critical of this comic.
    If anyone considers this comic idiotic, they should consider finding something else to read, and not subject themselves to something so beneath them.

  12. lindapter

    lindapter said, over 3 years ago

    I didn’t even know Slim and Clovia had a daughter.

  13. jpb_ca

    jpb_ca said, over 3 years ago

    Two comments: (1) There is a style of humor that Slim employs now and then (and it seems Gretchen does as well), that can ‘come off’ as stupid, but is actually clever. It’s where a question is answered in a non-obvious way. Gracie Allen did this, an example is: “Gracie, did the maid ever drop you on your head when you were a baby?” “Don’t be silly, George, we couldn’t afford a maid. My mother had to do it.” I always ‘read’ Slim’s humor, and many of his comments, in this light. (2) Once again, Slim’s kindness and love for family shows through. Slim shouldn’t be a laughing stock. He should be the ‘too kind for his own good’ counterpart to the ‘too clever for her own good’ Clovia. Done subtly, they really balance each other nicely. Make Slim an oaf (or Clovia a shrew) and it’s lost.

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