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Arlo and Janis by Jimmy Johnson for April 10, 2013

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    Varnes  almost 7 years ago

    Luddy, look….I understand that, when this strip was drawn, in 2010, there were still things called newspapers…but seriously, you don’t ask kids today to remember something ancient like that!

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    SusanSunshine Premium Member almost 7 years ago

    Yeah…. I was gonna say there’s a lot more longevity in being a cartoon cat.

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    bignatefan  almost 7 years ago

    Are times so tough he can’t afford colored ink? Three days in a row this has been in black and white. I’m beginning to suspect some setting on my computer, though every other Gocomic strip is okay.

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    Doctor_McCoy  almost 7 years ago

    Back when this was first done, color hadn’t been invented yet.

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    GramEGoose  almost 7 years ago

    It is colored in the print newspaper. Weird.

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    JoeStoppinghem Premium Member almost 7 years ago

    I love Ludwig’s facial expressions.

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    iowashort  almost 7 years ago

    Mine is black and white also. And yes, there are still newspaper and kids know what they are.

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    Q4horse  almost 7 years ago

    Comic animals do not talk, they use thought balloons.

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    George Alexander  almost 7 years ago

    It’s just JJ’s subtle way of telling us that this is taking place in an alternative universe, such as in Arlo’s imagination or in a dream he had. Too subtle, it seems, for all the duhs’ out there.

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    Devils Knight  almost 7 years ago

    no talking in a strip at all works to like lio

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    paultunes  almost 7 years ago

    doesn’t A&J have a kid and pseudo grandkid they should be obsessing about or was that a dream too?

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    Cozmik Cowboy  almost 7 years ago

    The only way to improve A&J would be a sudden meeting of cat & breadtruck. The ONLY funny anthro-animal strip EVER is Get Fuzzy (where, by the way, Q4Horse, the dog & cat use speech ballons)

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    nboady  almost 7 years ago

    If you want to see the strip in color, just go back to the original strip

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    Comic Minister  almost 7 years ago

    Please don’t do it Ludwig!

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    skoshi  almost 7 years ago

    Please do not turn Ferdinan into a talking cat. He is perfect the way he is.

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    Troy Premium Member almost 7 years ago

    Those darn editors. Wouldn’t want to give the readers something they really like.

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    lmchildress  almost 7 years ago

    @gir63, that strip confirms my suspicion that Calvin’s dad was an asshole and explains a lot about Calvin himself.

    As for the color thing here… not so much.

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    water_moon  almost 7 years ago

    Odd, mine is in color. Yesterday was too.

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    lynnskay Premium Member almost 7 years ago

    They’re all in color now. Somebody fixed it.

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