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Ziggy by Tom Wilson & Tom II

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  1. Arthur Dent GoComics Pro Member commented on Red and Rover 3 days ago

    I thought this strip took place in the late 1960’s or early 1970’s. Annette was on the Mickey Mouse Club in the 1950’s.

  2. Arthur Dent GoComics Pro Member commented on Gasoline Alley 4 days ago

    In panel 1 Chubby looks like he’s wearing a Santa Claus suit.

  3. Arthur Dent GoComics Pro Member commented on Gasoline Alley 7 days ago

    I wonder if Jim ever reads these comments. I went back to the first appearance of “cousin” Chubby in March 2011 and we all hated him then, too. You’d think that Jim would stop bringing back such a universally hated character!

  4. Arthur Dent GoComics Pro Member commented on For Better or For Worse 8 days ago

    You can find them here

  5. Arthur Dent GoComics Pro Member commented on For Better or For Worse 12 days ago

    Lynn’s Notes:


    When my paternal grandmother came to stay with us for 6 months, I was 16 and very independent. My parents both worked, so it was my job to get the dinner on and Gram’s appearance in the kitchen was “one too many cooks!” She had just lost her husband, was lonely and depressed, and my dad had invited her to stay. Having spent her adult lifetime looking after others, she naturally put herself to work — on my turf! From the day we set eyes on each other, we were rivals. Gram had my bedroom. I was sleeping in the basement in a “room” made of plywood boards and a curtain. I resented this terribly. I resented her teeth in a glass on my dresser and her clothes in my closet. I also resented being told what to do by someone other than my parents, and her criticism irritated me beyond belief.


    One day I saw her fidgeting with the oven. It was a gas oven, and she wasn’t familiar with the way the oven worked. When I tried to tell her how to do it, she barked at me to mind my own business, that she knew how to operate an oven, and to get out of her way. Figuring this would be a great opportunity to see what would actually happen if you lit the oven the wrong way, I crossed my arms, leaned against the doorway, and watched. First she turned on the gas. The oven door was closed. Interesting. Then she looked for a match. She found the matchbox on the wall and took out a match. She went to the stove, struck the match on one of the elements and opened the oven door. Well… Ka-BOOOOOMMMMMM!!!!!! The explosion blew Granny across the room. She wound up on the opposite side — sitting on the floor with her back against the cupboard doors. Her eyebrows were gone, and all the hairs on her chin were frizzled black. The best thing of all was the look on her face. Her mouth had formed a little “o.” I was thinking, “Wow! So THAT’s what happens!” It took a few seconds before I reached out to help her up, and a few more for us both to realize that she could have been very seriously hurt! With grateful relief, we hugged each other, and for the rest of her stay, we held a truce.

  6. Arthur Dent GoComics Pro Member commented on Doonesbury 13 days ago

    IIRC, Mike was in town working at a John Anderson campaign event which is why he was dressed up that night.

  7. Arthur Dent GoComics Pro Member commented on Peanuts Begins 13 days ago

    Blondie and Beetle Bailey are King Features comics. Their comicskingdom.com website has vintage Beetle Bailey and many other KF comics.

  8. Arthur Dent GoComics Pro Member commented on Oh, Brother! 14 days ago

    I’ve missed several comics. I wish this strip would update in the early morning like the other comics do.

  9. Arthur Dent GoComics Pro Member commented on Gasoline Alley 14 days ago

    Is it too much to hope that Lil and Chubby are killed in an armed holdup at the service station?

  10. Arthur Dent GoComics Pro Member commented on Gasoline Alley 18 days ago

    No, Chubby, you are not “family”!