Luann by Greg Evans

Luann

Comments (148) (Please sign in to comment)

  1. IamJayBluE

    IamJayBluE said, 4 months ago

    Usually, people think there are only two choices in a matter. One or the other. Sometimes, there is the forgotten choice: right down the middle.

    Whether in the form of trade-offs, or a list of pros v. cons, or compromises, one can find that it’s not always a struggle (at least in terms of choices available) if one truly evaluates what is/should be “non negotiable”, and what we perhaps didn’t realize could be “things for give and take”.

    In the end, these experiences help open our eyes as to helping us to “reexamine” ourselves, and perhaps to see if we have been a little too inflexible in certain areas, or if we truly do need to stiffen up in others. All in all, our lives, relationships, etc. could be better served by realizing that there could be a middle ground.. … there could be something we missed… that’s what learning and living is all about…

  2. ORMouseworks

    ORMouseworks said, 4 months ago

    Flip-flops are a good fit here… ;)

  3. Brdshtt

    Brdshtt GoComics PRO Member said, 4 months ago

    Just don’t fall over backwards. Head over heels might be more appropriate…

  4. IamJayBluE

    IamJayBluE said, 4 months ago

    “Whirled Piece”
    “A Revolution In G Major”
    “Catch A Waver”
    “Metronome On The Range”
    “Flip Flops In Summer”
    “Something Happens, And I’m Head Over Heels” ♫
    “You Spin Me Round, Round, Baby, Right Round” ♫
    " Are You Reeling In The Years?" ♫
    or
    “A Fish Named Gunther”

  5. howtheduck

    howtheduck said, 4 months ago

    It’s good to see Gunther’s manic depression played for laughs for a change.

  6. howtheduck

    howtheduck said, 4 months ago

    Peru is a little more than spontaneous adventure. You do have to get a passport, and buy plane tickets, and find a place to stay, and get Rosa’s uncle’s permission to do the work, and convince your mother to let you go, and face the very real prospect that Rosa planned for her trip to Peru to be the excuse she has been looking for to kick you to the curb in a nice fashion. There’s not much spontaneity there.

  7. ORMouseworks

    ORMouseworks said, 4 months ago

    Speaking of flip-flopping, when I was in my late 20s, I had a chance to move from one coast to almost another coast. At the time I had a Really cool job with a Good salary and benefits. I also had a 2-year-old son whom I was supporting. At the same time, my sister decided to go to State B from State A where I was also living. I couldn’t make up my mind (I’d always said if I was able to save x amount of money, I would leave State A to move to the area not far from State B). Kept telling my boss I was leaving, and then the next day I would tell him I was staying…did this a couple of times…finally he said I Had to make up my mind. So, I took a Big Step out of that really neat job, and headed to State B with a car that already had at least 88,000 miles on it. To make a long story short, I met my future hub there and the rest is history…best decision I ever (Finally!) made… ;)

  8. IamJayBluE

    IamJayBluE said, 4 months ago

    @howtheduck

    Actually, there are “foreign learning” programs ( with scholarships available) and other programs schools have in place (even with tuition) for kids who would like to travel, and learn abroad (including learning a new language!)….

  9. IamJayBluE

    IamJayBluE said, 4 months ago

    @ORMouseworks

    That’s a very nice example!

  10. Meh~thodology

    Meh~thodology said, 4 months ago

    Isn’t this the part where you should ask your mother?
    I mean, she’s had SOME experience in romance.

  11. Juan 2099

    Juan 2099 said, 4 months ago

    Gunther, for your own sake, don’t throw your future away. Feel free to go to Peru for the summer, but come back and study here at Moony. Are you really going to travel thousands of miles for a high school love you’ve known for a year? Rosa is a great catch, but she’s not worth your future.

  12. seismic-2

    seismic-2 GoComics PRO Member said, 4 months ago

    As a resolution to this fli-flopping between 2 plans of action, Gunther needs his own “Plan C”. How about : attend Muni, get a valuable education and a professional degree, and maybe meet a nice girl who’s better suited to your personality and life choices than Rosa ever was? Chances are that Rosa will forget all about Gunther one month into her new life in Peru. It won’t be long now before Gunther receives that “Dear John” letter (although Rosa will be so adjusted to Peru by then that it will be a “Dear Juan” letter!)

  13. howtheduck

    howtheduck said, 4 months ago

    I like Gunther’s manly and yet effeminate stance in Panel 3. He carries both characteristics very well. The Superman stance is fists on hips, but Gunther has a nice wrist on hips look for his arms akimbo.

  14. Juan 2099

    Juan 2099 said, 4 months ago

    Besides, I doubt that Gunther’s mother would be okay with this charade of nonsense. If Gunther is still 17 years old, his mom has jurisdiction over him.

  15. IamJayBluE

    IamJayBluE said, 4 months ago

    @Meh~thodology

    “I mean, she’s had SOME experience in romance.”
    ^
    Depends on if you ask her or Mr. G. …..

  16. Load 15 more comments. | Load the rest (133).