New Adventures of Queen Victoria by Pab Sungenis

New Adventures of Queen Victoria

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  1. Sherlock Watson

    Sherlock Watson said, almost 3 years ago

    Nice work, Pab.

  2. curmudgeon68

    curmudgeon68 said, almost 3 years ago

    Thanks, Pab. Never forget.

  3. Linguist

    Linguist said, almost 3 years ago

    Tomorrow – On the Eleventh Hour of the Eleventh Day of the Eleventh Month, please observe a moment of silence for those brave men an women who gave their lives in the defense of freedom. Tradition says the the Armistice to end the Great War ( World War I ) was signed at that time in 1918. Let us also honor all of those veterans, male and female, living and deceased, that have proudly worn the uniforms of the United States armed forces. Thank You All For Your Service !

  4. vwdualnomand

    vwdualnomand said, almost 3 years ago

    know a vet, buy that vet a drink tomorrow

  5. Fred Hetzel

    Fred Hetzel GoComics PRO Member said, almost 3 years ago

    I have a spent howitzer shell that was fired during WW 1. Every time I look at it, I am reminded that once, someone, possibly a frightened kid, loaded this and shot it. My late father’s insignia remind me that many Americans fought and died in Korea, another war not often discussed. To all veterans, alive and dead, I humbly thank you.

  6. Janis Harrison

    Janis Harrison said, almost 3 years ago

    Thank you.

  7. Wet & Soggy

    Wet & Soggy GoComics PRO Member said, almost 3 years ago

    In Flanders Field

    In Flanders fields the poppies blow
    Between the crosses, row on row,
    That mark our place; and in the sky
    The larks, still bravely singing, fly
    Scarce heard amid the guns below.

    We are the Dead. Short days ago
    We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,
    Loved and were loved, and now we lie,
    In Flanders fields.

    Take up our quarrel with the foe:
    To you from failing hands we throw
    The torch; be yours to hold it high.
    If ye break faith with us who die
    We shall not sleep, though poppies grow
    In Flanders fields.

    John McCrae

  8. seismic-2

    seismic-2 GoComics PRO Member said, almost 3 years ago

    Now that the last US vet of that war has left us, this is an especially good time to express our thanks to all the Doughboys who returned, married, and started families, only to face the Depression. An excellent reminder of why Nov 11 is Veterans’ Day.

  9. Wet & Soggy

    Wet & Soggy GoComics PRO Member said, almost 3 years ago

    McCrae, a surgeon on the Western Front, wrote this in 1915 when the terrible slaughter was already taking place, and in the third stanza he tells us he wants it to continue. When the job was done, the war was won, this poem reminded us all, that freedom is not free.

  10. Wet & Soggy

    Wet & Soggy GoComics PRO Member said, almost 3 years ago

    @Fred Hetzel

    My father served with Patton in N. Africa, then he served in Korea, and when he was posted in Vietnam to further train the newbies from the states in jungle warfare, he cried. He could not stand seeing another young man die, and so retired. This man loved and instilled a love; for his country, to his children. I can not witness a parade where any of our veterans are passing, without standing, my hand over my heart, and tears falling. God Bless our service people all over the world. Whether fighting battles, or rescuing people from natural disasters, we are there. And we care…God Bless America!

  11. ujean

    ujean said, almost 3 years ago

    As an old vet, thank you. And to my brothers and sisters thank you and stay safe.

  12. FlaviaR

    FlaviaR said, almost 3 years ago

    Thank you.

  13. gene06825

    gene06825 GoComics PRO Member said, almost 3 years ago

    Um, I might just be a bit slow on the uptake, but I am trying to figure out the reference to “71 Years Later,” in the last frame with the handwritten poem about “In Flanders’ Fields.” Am I missing something? That would bring us back to the year 1942, right? Obviously, the Second World War was in full swing then. But the Flanders Field poem references the First World War, right? Although I guess it can be used nowadays to refer to war in general perhaps? But I am still somewhat puzzled by the number 71 here. Does anyone know about that one way or the other?

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