Dick Tracy by Mike Curtis and Charles Ettinger for April 28, 2023

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    firestrike1  12 months ago

    and the talking heads continue, while we get further and further away from the main plot and Gameboy…

    the only plot here is the one where they oughtta take this arc and throw it into…

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    Brian  Premium Member 12 months ago

    She needs to quit that high-falutin’ talk and get back to her Plenty roots.

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    firestrike1  12 months ago

    and Miss Kleenex IS lookin’ a might purty in today’s installment…

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    avenger09  12 months ago

    I’m telling you, Tracy is enjoying this chicken delight a bit too much!

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    avenger09  12 months ago

    No way to know

    How low

    can the strip go

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    avenger09  12 months ago

    5 straight days where the chicken is the star!!

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    avenger09  12 months ago

    Ok, proofread my posts to prepare for Kenny G’s scrutiny.

    Looks good.

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    Neil Wick  12 months ago

    Good morning™, everybody!

    She’s looking quite beautiful in today’s strip. So, she’s an actor with a little experience, but I bet she never worked with a chicken co-star before.

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    Ashmael  12 months ago

    Any more chicken strips and I quit. Mike have mercy!

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    avenger09  12 months ago

    Interesting. I had to post 4 separate comments. When I first tried to post everything as one post word for word the same I got a banned word(s) message. Make zero sense (just like the strip)

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    Gweedo -it's legal here- Murray  12 months ago

    Good morning™, Proud poppies !

    She treats that bird like it was her own personal long time pet while the men fill up on a good dose of man pride.

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    GoComicsGo!  12 months ago

    Got to admit I like the colouring of K, very reminiscent of 90’s Disney™️ Princess’.

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    IvanB.Cohen  12 months ago

    Simpatico? What kind of name is that for a chicken?

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    oakie817  12 months ago

    doesn’t have a wing or a leg to stand on

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    crobinson019  12 months ago

    This story does have a wing (two in fact) but it doesn’t seem to have a prayer.

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    iggyman  12 months ago

    Hey, the pretty Chick is holding a chick!

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    iggyman  12 months ago

    Last panel- “A Rose among the thorns”!

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    LawrenceS  12 months ago

    The ‘boys’ in Vegas have asked me to consult the experts here for how to establish the odds. Apparently there are some high rollers wanting to bet on this. Which is more likely:

    A: Klinique and Chick are integral to the Gameboy story-line?

    B: Klinique and Chick are a teaser for the next story-line? (Without Gameboy)

    C: The insertion of Bob Oscar & family is comedy relief while writer works on block.

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    DaveG1960  12 months ago

    Gotta love the artistry, such a beautiful rendition…..

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    Terry Moore Premium Member 12 months ago

    With luck, she’ll turn out to be the new Ace of Spades.

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    A R V reader  12 months ago

    I’m pretty sure this will involve the Gameboy case soon.

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    Wichita1.0  12 months ago

    Not to mention co-starring in Disney’s proposed THAT DARN CHICKEN.

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    Pequod  12 months ago

    For a tasty surprise

    Roast plump chicken thighs

    Add ground coriander.

    One head cauliflower

    A dish to devour

    Delicious bird made grander.

    Two garlic cloves grated

    Appetites shall be sated

    Dash of red pepper flakes.

    Greek yogurt with mint

    A side heaven sent

    Mouths water as this bakes.

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    CRUUNER  12 months ago

    Is this rot supposed to “eggs~cite” readers??

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    orbenjawell Premium Member 12 months ago

    …Is it just me, or……is…..sheeee…..sooooo…..BREATHTAKINGLY beautiful that something’s JUST GOTTA BE WRONG HERE??!!!!

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    tremain_63  12 months ago

    Why do I get the feeling that Chick Tracy II is going to end up on a plate, next to a side of potato salad and a biscuit?

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    jim_pem  12 months ago

    Ahh. La gallina es simpática, no simpático. Perhaps a bit of Spanglish?

    I don’t know if you all have picked up on it yet, but B.O.‘s cousin Klinique is going to be in a commercial with his chicken. I know it was said really quickly and may have passed everyone by. It’s important to know. It must be important given the space has been devoted to it. It’s certainly taken up more space than a stakeout to catch… – what’s his name? – Oh yeah – Gameboy. When was that? Five or six days ago?

    Ray asked yesterday how many ways can it be said. Today we have another one. It’s a kind of thesaurus for story-telling. Shelley’s getting a lot of practice drawing the same thing different ways.

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    Colonial Cats  12 months ago

    Why, do you detect fowl play?

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    MuddyUSA  Premium Member 12 months ago

    She is certainly icing on the cake!

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    jrankin1959  12 months ago

    Place your bets, ladies and gentlemen – how long before she’s kidnapped or threatened in some way?

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    willy007  12 months ago

    Great work, Shelley!

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    Another Take  12 months ago

    Tomorrow: A sleepy Gertie goes out to the barnyard to begin that evening’s dinner and accidentally wrings Chick Tracy II’s neck. Which ironically, is how Chick Tracy I met its fate. Moral of the story – Let Gertie finish her coffee before she begins her chores.

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    JPuzzleWhiz  12 months ago

    It just occurred to me — in panel 1, Klinique kind of resembles a young Julie Newmar.

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    Another Take  12 months ago

    1- CLINIC ALLIE DEPRESSED: Me and the chicken do a ventril-a-qwist act – with a twist!

    2- The chicken does the tawkin and I’M THE DUMMY! But the only thing we can say right now is BAW BUCKKK! We’re workin’ on it though…

    DT: Might I suggest that you could definitely get a lot of bookings if you performed in the nude… slobber drool

    CLINIC ALLIE: Oh I jest couldn’t pluck Chick Tracy’s feathers, Mr. Gacy!

    SPACE CHICKEN: Yep. We’ll conquer this planet in no time. No time at all…

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    rhartt4363  12 months ago

    If some sort of nefarious scheme is not about to be unhatched this story is laying an egg.

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    Let me get this straight.We love owls but hate chickens??

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    “Williams will show you to your tombs….I mean,rooms”


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    If you take a close look,Klinique has aged greatly between panels one and two.

    This is part of the plot.Since Curtis took over,NO showbusinessevent has taken place without some sort of disaster butting in.

    Will the director be Da Mill(1976-77)?

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    Aladar30 Premium Member 12 months ago

    She’s right. Chick Tracy II as everything to become the audience’s favourite.

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    Eric S   12 months ago

    Ain’t nobody here but us chickens.

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    h.v.greenman  12 months ago

    In the second frame Ms K looks like a yound Barbra Streisand after having a nose job.

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    BO’s 3 brothers we’ve already met

    1.)Kincaid(CANHEAD)Plenty—-oil millionaire.Married 5 times(and THAT was only up until 1953).

    2.)Holden Plenty—owns rundown hotel in the middle of the Florida Everglades;where he has firmly implanted himself.

    3.)Gooden Plenty—-petty con man and “black sheep” of the family.

    4 to go.A sister was a Broadway musical comedy star;mother of B.U.Tiffil;killed in auto crash.

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    Gweedo -it's legal here- Murray  12 months ago

    164 Comments as of 2:25 PM mountain time and that is not counting any I made at the turn.

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    firestrike1  12 months ago

    it’s 192, counting THIS one, but I want you to be sure there’s no room for error and count each and every one, one by one from start to finish and I want you to be sure without a doubt and don’t go by the counter at the top… if man set it, then it can prove to be faulty and make a mistake in the proper numbering, so it’s up to YOU to keep it all honest…

    we’re all COUNTING on you… ’(see what I did there?)

    provided that you CAN count past ONE… LMAO…

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    Sisyphos  12 months ago

    It turns out Klinique has had some experience in making commercials, and although she looks a bit more mature today than she did yesterday (IMO), especially in panel 2, she could still be quite young (I have known at least one young teenaged model with a considerable professional portfolio already). She certainly seems enthusiastic about this gig and her partner in it, Chick Tracy II, with whom she seems to have hit it off. Tracy and B.O. cannot help but concur (panel 2)….

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