Prickly City by Scott Stantis

Prickly City

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  1. Potrzebie

    Potrzebie said, almost 3 years ago

    I can’t wait for Kevin to go all mavericky! You betcha!

  2. cheapskate0

    cheapskate0 said, almost 3 years ago

    Here in Colorado, coyotes EAT rabbits. Winslow, do your job and clean up this strip!
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    Coyotes also eat prairie dogs – a prime reason homeowners out here don’t like them – prairie dogs, that is.
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    Come to think of it, back in November, there was that really enlightening arc about prairie dogs…
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    Bring back the prairie dogs!

  3. Radical-Knight

    Radical-Knight said, almost 3 years ago

    In the first frame… doesn’t HunnyBunny Kevin have that sweet girlish Hillary smile with the high cheekbones? (I think I just made myself sick.)

  4. cheapskate0

    cheapskate0 said, almost 3 years ago

    Night-Gaunt49: NG49, I have to hand it to you! You said, very succinctly, what I have been trying to say ever since this bunny madness has been sprung on us!
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    The evil bunnies are not caricatures of anything or anyone. That’s why I find this strip so confusing!
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    For instance: IF Hunny Bunny is supposed to be Hillary Clinton, does that mean Kevin is supposed to be Bill?
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    When Kevin was ranting on how Obamacare was so evil that he (Kevin) should have thought of it/gotten credit for it/demanded credit for it (ran that arc into the ground)…
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    And the current arc, which appears to be about campaign finance reform, well, here we go again! No such thing as too much money – well, that would make the bunnies Republicans! But wait! I thought the bunnies were supposed to be Democrats!
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    And if the evil bunnies are supposed to be Democrats, then just how did Carmen the Republican get sucked up into this mess in the first place?
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    Ah, but NG49, good buddy, you have already noted all of the above.
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    The point of this post is something else. A possible explanation for the deterioration of this strip and a possible harbinger of things worse to come.
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    Several other posters have noted that Scott Stantis no longer does this strip, that it is being done by Eric Allie, instead.
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    Now, I know little to nothing about Eric, but I did go to cagle.com to view some of his political cartoons. The website seemed dysfunctional, but I did manage to get it to cough up a couple of cartoons.
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    The couple of cartoons I saw were definitely right-of-center, but so was Prickly City all the way back to day one. That didn’t bother me (even though I am a liberal).
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    What bothered me was the vitriol in the comments. Both right and left. But mostly the right.
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    I fear that is what is migrating to Prickly City.
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    Now, has Eric done vitriolic political cartoons, I can’t say. cagle.com was not cooperative the day I sampled his work. But if he has, then, what more can I say? This is the future of Prickly City.
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    But regardless, one thing for sure: This is now the Eric era, and Carmen and Winslow aren’t his characters; they were Scott’s. Eric’s characters are Kevin and Hunny Bunny.
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    Carmen and Winslow are now in the background. And speaking of backgrounds, we are no longer in the Arizona dessert; we are now in Washington, D.C., and a D.C. that looks a lot like Doonesbury if you ask me.
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    And, even though I’m a liberal, I’ve long stopped reading Doonesbury.
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    I like intelligent discussion of both sides of the issues. I have friends who are conservatives. I hope there are conservatives who have friends who are liberals.
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    And talking together, hopefully, someday, we can work together.
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    Because neither of us can do this alone.
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    It’s not my country, it’s not your country; this is our country.
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    Last, and certainly least, the reason I still hold out hope for this comic strip:
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    On Sunday, Eric still gives us a Prickly City reminiscent of Scott and the good old days.
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    The Australian rabbits haven’t yet invaded Sunday’s outback!

  5. cheapskate0

    cheapskate0 said, almost 3 years ago

    Boy, Australian rabbits operates on more than one level!
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    Isn’t Rupert Murdoch, of FOX News, and other abominations, an Australian? And yet, to question the Australian is now considered un-American!

  6. jbmlaw

    jbmlaw said, almost 3 years ago

    Leftists take it all too seriously.

  7. Green Darkness

    Green Darkness GoComics PRO Member said, almost 3 years ago

    Sounds as if Winslow’s last question may be directed at readers. Not that it bothers me, but I don’t think I would have ever thought ‘coyote’ when I first set eyes on him if I hadn’t known beforehand that that’s what he is.

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