For Better or For Worse by Lynn Johnston for April 30, 2020

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    Faith :)  about 2 years ago

    Lol Liz in the third panel.

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    Tyge Premium Member about 2 years ago

    Y I K E S!!

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    capricorn9th  about 2 years ago

    Lord, Fiona. Ever heard of courtesy? Ask ahead of time if it would be ok to bring a cat. The Pattersons has an English Sheepdog who chases cats.

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    Храм С.О.Д. (Templo S.U.D. ucraniano)  about 2 years ago

    When my nephew was born, my father’s niece (who is close to their own age) considers herself to be the boy’s aunt as well. in the meantime, Beaumont is sooooooo going to get along fine with Farley.

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    flagmichael  about 2 years ago

    She’s not bad. She’s just drawn that way.

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    howtheduck  about 2 years ago

    Beaumont! The best cat that ever graced or ever will grace this comic strip finally makes his appearance. Things just keep getting better and better, including that fantastic close-up of Fiona in panel 2. Look at the thick and delicate line work. Look at the detail on Fiona’s shirt. Look at the perspective line from Fiona to Elizabeth. Lynn Johnston artwork does not get much better than this.

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    Prescott_Philosopher   about 2 years ago

    Oh dang. I remember this arc.

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    Tantor  about 2 years ago

    Cat rules!

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    Baarorso  about 2 years ago

    This may not be “Star Wars” but I’ve got a bad feeling about this! :/

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    kenshively  about 2 years ago

    I see a set up for Lady and the Tramp…

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    Tog  about 2 years ago

    Oh, that Fiona is going to be so welcome.

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    Jabroniville Premium Member about 2 years ago

    haha, oh geez. As if her introduction wasn’t evocative enough, now we get a shot of her broad chin, peg-like teeth, huge underbite and crossed eyes. Just in case we weren’t sure if we were supposed to like this character or not!

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    rshive  about 2 years ago

    Subtle…. understated. Yup!

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    jpayne4040  about 2 years ago

    Oh heck to the no!

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    wilhemenacooker  about 2 years ago

    the horrors to come…

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    hildigunnurr Premium Member about 2 years ago

    Whaaaa??? I’m a cat person but I’d NEVER EVER just bring my cat to stay with people without asking if it is OK. This is going to be, well, interesting!

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    Yardley701  about 2 years ago

    Fiona does not seem like the type of person that really cares about others’ feelings.

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    Plumbob Wilson  about 2 years ago

    I had an “aunt” who would pinch my cheeks like that when I was a kid. I’m not sure how exactly we were related.

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    vaughnrl2003 Premium Member about 2 years ago

    Ah, a cat lady. Well, this should be interesting.

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    The Pro from Dover  about 2 years ago

    Either she goes or I go. Right now!

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    Gerard:D  about 2 years ago

    Lynn’s Comments:

    Because there had never been a cat in the strip, I decided to add one that was less than friendly. Stuff like this gave me lots to work with; maybe too much!

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    Mr. JRB  about 2 years ago

    Don’t even unpack… just go back home…NOW

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    random boredom  about 2 years ago

    Auntie, what a large mouth you have. That’s so I can talk over you all, so I can get my ways! HAHAHA

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    Billys mom2022  about 2 years ago

    I thought she was staying only a “few” days.

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    jmworacle  about 2 years ago

    I see where John gets his clueless from.

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    DaveQuinn  about 2 years ago

    I told you this would not go well. Now it can only get worse. Mostly for Farley.

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    Barnabus Blackoak  about 2 years ago

    Lynn really has a talent for drawing hideously ugly people.

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    summerdog  about 2 years ago

    This woman is a total nightmare!!

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    EarlWash1  about 2 years ago

    Chases cats? That’s a GOOD THING.

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    JMG316  about 2 years ago

    Wow! I don’t remember this arc at all! (not asking for spoilers).

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    Nala the Great  about 2 years ago

    WHERE THE ,,,, IS JOHN!!!

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    Ginny Premium Member about 2 years ago

    Go get ’em Farley!

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    amanda.elliott3619  about 2 years ago

    lol some people take the comic too seriously :P this one is from the early 90s and the aunt doesnt have much courtesy

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    birdmaninfl  about 2 years ago

    Now the fun begins.

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    stamps  about 2 years ago

    I can see this is going to be the Auntie from Hell.

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    locake  about 2 years ago

    I thought she was John’s cousin. There is no way she would be an Aunt to anyone in this family.

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    Plods with ...™ Premium Member about 2 years ago


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    BluNova  about 2 years ago

    This is not going to work well.

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    Train 1911  about 2 years ago

    The unknown is about to be known in hurry

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    capricorn9th  about 2 years ago

    Oh, Elly, sic Farley on Beaumont and CHASE him away. That way Fiona will be so upset to have lost Beaumont that she will turn around and go home – that is, if she even have a home. I have the feeling she mooches off on relatives by house hopping. She will call a relative and bawl about the awful Pattersons and needs to crash their place like NOW.

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    verticallychallenged Premium Member about 2 years ago

    Fiona looks like a character from one of Roald Dahl’s books.

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    Scoutmaster77  about 2 years ago

    Who will be responsible for the cat box?

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    rebelstrike0  about 2 years ago

    Elly is a dropout. She must feel glad no longer being the odd one out in the Pattersons. One of her kind has visited.

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    Lightpainter Premium Member about 2 years ago

    “ Of course, i need you to get a litter box for Beaumont. He likes a Huge litter box, and only uses premium litter. He will need it cleaned twice daily. Will this honor go to Michael, or Elizabeth?”

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    fix-n-fly  about 2 years ago

    I think it is time to help Fiona out and show her the door she came in!

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    CharlesBrickner1  about 2 years ago

    I think I’ll just skip this strip until she leaves.

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    rebelstrike0  about 2 years ago

    Enjos{in unison}: “We want….”

    Keith Enjo: “Beaumont burgers!”

    Carol Enjo: “Beaumont burgers!”

    Brian Enjo: “Beaumont burgers!”

    Dawn Enjo: “Beaumont burgers!”

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    eli24june  about 2 years ago

    Scary looking lady

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    STACEY MARSHALL Premium Member about 2 years ago

    More scary than Aunty Entity [Mad-Max – Beyond Thunderdome]!

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    BlitzMcD  about 2 years ago

    It’s becoming increasingly obvious that this Fiona character would feel much more at home over at The Dinette Set. She’s got to be related to Burl over there somehow…..

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    JastMe  about 2 years ago

    Not for much longer, if closely related to Fiona!

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    krhinter  about 2 years ago

    Chuck that female thing out, Cat right behind her.

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    GEORGE GUFFEY Premium Member about 2 years ago


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    Sassy's Mom  about 2 years ago

    She’s more than a little distasteful.

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    Baarorso  about 2 years ago

    So you’re pinching Elizabeth’s cheeks without even asking her? How rude! (I do admit that this is modern thinking. It used to be that an adult could do things of this nature to a child and the child just had to take it).

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    AfifahMaryam  about 2 years ago

    she looks like a weird wich

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