Liberty Meadows by Frank Cho

Liberty Meadows

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  1. Ransom D Stone

    Ransom D Stone said, about 4 years ago

    Let’s see more of Pocahontas Frank.

  2. JollyRoger56

    JollyRoger56 said, about 4 years ago

    It’s obvious that Al has been working his brains out and needs a much deserved vacation to recover them if possible.

  3. NebulousRikulau

    NebulousRikulau GoComics PRO Member said, about 4 years ago

    Shakespeare’s plays were actually written by another man with the same name.

  4. GSJ Olé

    GSJ Olé said, about 4 years ago

    As one of my acting teachers said, Shakespeare was either written by Shakespeare, or by someone calling himself Shakespeare.

  5. gladiator85

    gladiator85 said, about 4 years ago

    Don’t forget masterskrain OJ is still in jail in Nevada so right now he is searching the other prisoners.

  6. Weakstream

    Weakstream said, about 4 years ago

    I thought OJ was in the slammer

  7. JoeRaisin

    JoeRaisin said, about 4 years ago

    Leslie’s comment nearly made me spit out my coffee…

  8. simpsonfan2

    simpsonfan2 said, about 4 years ago

    One of Bacon’s daughters married a bank official named Oswald, an ancestor of Lee Harvey Oswald.

  9. Doctor11

    Doctor11 GoComics PRO Member said, about 4 years ago

    Oh brother, William Shakespeare DID write all of that stuff, and so there.

  10. Nicky Theweinerdog

    Nicky Theweinerdog said, about 4 years ago

    Doesn’t matter who wrote it . . . I can’t make any sense of that stuff, although I do like a Falstaff from time to time. And a mint juliet. And a nice mushroom and cheese hamlet.

  11. John W Kennedy

    John W Kennedy GoComics PRO Member said, about 4 years ago

    Just to clarify a few facts:

    Being educated doesn’t make a man a playwright, especially in the 16th–17th centuries, when there was no such thing as a creative writing class, and all university sessions were in Latin, not English.

    Being a lawyer doesn’t make a man a great playwright.

    Being a scholar doesn’t make a man a great playwright.

    Bacon wrote some poetry, but none of any importance.

    Stratford-on-Avon was certainly not a “town of illiterates”. For one thing, it had what modern Americans would call a “prep school”, which offered free scholarships to any student who needed one.

    We don’t know for sure whether Shakespeare’s parents could write or not—there’s just no evidence—but his father was on the town council and had one term as High Bailiff—more or less the mayor.

    We don’t know for sure about whether one of his daughters could write or not, but the other one definitely could.

    There’s no reason to think he never wrote a letter. People didn’t generally save old letters back then, unless they were business, legal, or church documents that needed to be filed. And people didn’t collect autographs, either.

    The “new” plays in the First Folio just hadn’t been printed before, which is not the same thing as being “new”. Plays generally didn’t get printed back then, unless they were old and not being performed anymore, except by pirates. When actors bought a play back then, they didn’t want other actors doing the same play for free, and there were no copyright laws, which weren’t invented until 1710.

    I may seem to be going on at inordinate length, here, but people really do go down the rabbit hole with this crap, and some of them never find their way back to the human race again, wasting their lives spouting nonsense about conspiracies involving the Freemasons and the royal family and the Stratford-on-Avon Birthplace Trust and singing choruses of “Tomorrow Belongs to Me”. It isn’t pretty.

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