Now someone’s gotta break it to the kid that Hoogy is married to someone else.
Who in blue bloody blazes is peeling onions !?!
Nice bear hug eh.
I did not know the bears name was “Allstate”! (The good hands people)!
Rename to Bearzan.
So, the main question here is… where are the kids parents? Did they just drive him out to the park and drop him off like some unwanted dog?
Did his parents abandon him? Isn’t this what happened to Joe Dirt?
Looks like Hoogy has decided to batten down t he hatches and fight for the kid’s honor.We all KNOW he’s gonna stay—-the abandonedone’s always stay—-ever since The Roaring 20’s
Quite possibly the worse story arc ever in the 100+ year history of Gasoline Alley. And, no, I haven’t forgotten the piano man saga.
OK, OK, Let the Ranger adopt Jones and get this pathetic story over with….
Aww bear! Very sweet but is the kid going to eat berries and sleep in a cave all winter?
Hoogy looks so young to have a 19 year-old son, Boog. Has he started college yet? Gosh, Jim could make that into a story. That would be a change of pace – a real-lief story involving real people.
From Poteet over at “Comics Curmudegeon”: I’ve endured a LOT as an unwilling-but-hooked follower of GA, from scrapbooking to stupid wagon travel to Chef Meowrice to Joel amnesia to dumb time travel to wildfires that not only ignore the basic laws of physics but jump up and down on them. And sooo much more. But if we readers are supposed to endure watching this wugly kid being raised by this obnoxious bear, it’ll be too much. Too much, I tell you! breaks down whimpering.
You know, I have to say – most “agency folks” are devoted to doing the best they can in their thankless jobs.
Paws. He’s in good paws.
The best thing you can say about this awful storyline is that Joel and Rufus aren’t in it!