On A Claire Day by Carla Ventresca and Henry Beckett

On A Claire Day

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  1. Dr Dave

    Dr Dave GoComics PRO Member said, 8 months ago

    Marlowe would argue the point…

  2. BRI-NO-MITE!!

    BRI-NO-MITE!! said, 8 months ago

    I think tri-corns are cooler. I’d like it if they made a comeback.

  3. Darcey

    Darcey said, 8 months ago

    He did it to preserve the union, not to abolish slavery. He finally issued the Emancipation Proclamation to piss off the South.

  4. Darcey

    Darcey said, 8 months ago

    But the hat part was correct.

  5. Jon Hra

    Jon Hra said, 8 months ago

    @Darcey

    picky, picky, picky

  6. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, 8 months ago

    When all is said and done Slaver was the basis for it. Slavery was compromised at the formation of our Union with the South who threatened to stay with the British over slavery. Some countries managed to end slavery without civil strife.

  7. Lamberger

    Lamberger said, 8 months ago

    @Night-Gaunt49

    Not slavery per se. The winners wrote that history. It was about States’ self-control vs Federal control. The Feds have been abrogating more and more power over the rights of the states and of the people ever since.

  8. comicsssfan

    comicsssfan said, 8 months ago

    All of this will be good practice for when Claire and Paul finally have a son. Claire will have some familiarity with kids.

  9. hippogriff

    hippogriff said, 8 months ago

    Night-Gaunt49: There was a statement against slavery in the original Declaration of Independence, but Massachusetts and South Carolina refused to go along until it was removed. South Carolina was the distribution point and Massachusetts provided the shipping. It was all about slavery, but not entirely about north/south. I don’t even have an oral tradition for this period because my family never spoke about it – they weren’t just on both sides in the war, but two and maybe three battles! At least I am solidly on the US side, which is more than I can say about the CS majority of those posting.

  10. Bogy

    Bogy said, 8 months ago

    @Lamberger

    And the losers keep trying to rewrite history saying it wasn’t about slavery. Actually, it was about treason.

  11. hippogriff

    hippogriff said, 8 months ago

    Bogy: Treason (levying war against the United States) was certainly involved, but was it the cause or effect of slavery? [rhetorical question]

  12. K M

    K M said, 8 months ago

    Didn’t they already have a librarian as an adventure hero? Noah Wyle played him in two or three flicks. (I think they were TV movies.)

  13. LOWRIDER84

    LOWRIDER84 said, 7 months ago

    @Darcey

    And Lincoln only freed the slaves in the states that were in rebellion. The Union slave states were free to KEEP THEIR SLAVES!

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