Crankshaft by Tom Batiuk and Dan Davis for September 08, 2023

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    Bill Thompson  9 months ago

    What’s with Mrs. Skeletor in the background? Is it a cardboard cut-out of Agatha Christie? If it is, it’s the most fleshed-out character in the room.

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    billsplut  9 months ago

    Boy, if I had a nickel for every time I’ve heard 9 year olds discuss meeting time bylaws, I’d have…1 nickel, which is not a lot, but more than I’d expect.

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    seismic-2 Premium Member 9 months ago

    Just how late does the book club meet? Surely Lillian has to be in bed by 7:30 PM.

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    billsplut  9 months ago

    Tom! The Ohioana Awards are in a couple of weeks! Ohioana librarians like Lillian want you to spend 2 weeks on them!

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    Carl  Premium Member 9 months ago

    In my experience the old crowd prefers the earlier times especially if it means heading home in the dark.

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    sueb1863  9 months ago

    “Great idea.”

    She and her sister get up and leave.

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    The Orange Mailman  9 months ago

    Old ladies at book club are ruthless!

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    oakie817  9 months ago

    how many know that Agatha Christie was an avid surfer? not a typo, surfer

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    rockyridge1977  9 months ago

    The twins are telling the truth……not just wanting to get out early.

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    Pongo ol’ Boy  9 months ago

    Why does the Agatha Christie cut-out keep moving? On Monday it had a book shelf on it’s right but now it’s a window on it’s right. Does someone keep moving it?

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    Mopman  9 months ago

    Wow, way to be rude and mean to little kids. Brillo Head Lady is feeling all high and mighty after getting her gold star.

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    WilliamVollmer  9 months ago

    I thought that this was supposed to be an adult book club. Aren’t Amelia, and, her sister, a “little” young for Joyce’s Ulysses?

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    MuddyUSA  Premium Member 9 months ago

    Where is Crankshaft in the room………

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    Atewl  9 months ago

    BTW.. What book are they reading?

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    prince.george35  9 months ago

    Is Tom B an NPR listener? The Kitchen Sisters are an independent production team whose pieces run occasionally on public radio.

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    rickmac1937 Premium Member 9 months ago

    You don’t have to be nasty about it you old bird

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    WesC Premium Member 9 months ago

    This must have been written by AI; it makes no sense at all.

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    be ware of eve hill  9 months ago

    Welcome back to book club gag-a-day. Two-for-two. As I predicted yesterday, it’s the twins’ turn to speak. Is this cartoonist predictable or what?

    The dissension in the ranks continues into a fourth day. Lillian has lost control of the book club and needs to be put out to pasture. Time to disband or elect a new leader.

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    be ware of eve hill  9 months ago

    Curious how the witch Lillian is eyeing the twins in panel #2. Is she daydreaming about cooking them in her oven? Time to fatten them up, thinks Lillian.

    Lillian: Girls, would you like some candy?

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    lemonbaskt  9 months ago

    id rather see the bowling team

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    Foob  9 months ago

    Why? Are they reading Ulysses as well?

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    ToneeRhianRose  2 months ago

    Haha! (^▽^) Reading Ulysses isn’t for the weak!

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