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Luann by Greg Evans for November 30, 2018

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    TEMPLO S.U.D.  11 months ago

    don’t make Gunther and his mother sing out Thurl Ravencroft, Leslie

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    Namrepus  11 months ago

    Golly, it’s the folly of holly jolly with no dolly.

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    howtheduck  11 months ago

    Look! Something I haven’t seen in this comic strip for 4 years! Gunther is jolly!

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    Mordock999 Premium Member 11 months ago

    You Know, MAYBE it’s that sweater, but to Me Gunther appears to be getting thinner each day. Perhaps the lads used up their monthly ration of food when they “weaponized” it the other Month to fight over Tiffany. Irma’s Thanksgiving leftovers may be the first decent meal the lads have had in over a month.

    And if the point of this Arc to fill Les with a bit of “Christmas Cheer,” well it doesn’t seem to be working, yet.

    Irma should break out the “Spiked Egg Nog.”

    But at least Gunther is Happy for change, for however brief a period. And That’s SOMETHING!

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    DaJellyBelly  11 months ago

    Uh Gunther, Burl Ives you ain’t! LOL

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    Marietta Wise  11 months ago

    I’m with Wes on this one.

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    AnyFace  11 months ago

    Too much work. ✨

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    Dirty Dragon  11 months ago

    Will Les’s heart grow three sizes this day???

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    luann1212  11 months ago

    So nice and domestic, who would have thunk it?

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    Robin Harwood  11 months ago

    Tonight Les will be visited by three ghosts.

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    kenhense  11 months ago

    Maybe Rosa should have tried going with Gunther to musical theater. But I’m afraid everything gets activated except his ……

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    Enter.Name.Here  11 months ago

    Good ol’ Gunth was smart enough to have only ONE hand truck. Les got served and doesn’t even know it.

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    dadoctah  11 months ago

    The Humbug is strong with this one.

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    DorothyGlenn  11 months ago

    Yes, it’s a comic and not real life, BUT maybe the Fuse will have a Christmas party for all these characters and Tiffany can introduce her Dad and “friend” Ann to Al and Les and Bernice and all the party goers who attended lingerie at the party.(run on sentence) Wishful thinking/ Karma?

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    x_Tech  11 months ago

    Les is going to be really jolly when he finds out there are ladders involved.

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    Brdshtt Premium Member 11 months ago

    Leslie is going to learn to be so happy. Just wait until they all sit down to make garland out of popcorn while watching “The Sound Of Music”…

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    Brdshtt Premium Member 11 months ago

    Unbeknownst to Irma, Al has been storing a few things in the storage unit also. Those two boxes, Garlands 1 and Garlands 2, are the remains of the Garland brothers from a rival mob.

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    Uh – oh. Looks like Greg’s name is on another box.

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    31768  11 months ago

    Too much Xmas vs. No Xmas.

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    31768  11 months ago

    4 days to put It all up, it better be worth waiting for! I be you santa himself is packed in one of those boxes. Nice “greg” box, btw.

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    blunebottle  11 months ago

    Barf.

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    asrialfeeple  11 months ago

    We should be so lucky :D At least Gunther is happy. For a change.

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    sueb1863  11 months ago

    At least get the lyrics right, Gunther. It’s “HAVE a holly jolly Christmas”

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    ForrestOverin  11 months ago

    Gunther just happened to select the MOST LAME holiday song entertain Les with. g could make me homicidal, with repeated listenings.

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    submachine  11 months ago

    His heart swells up to the size of a pea and he does nice things for everybody

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    TXPAScot.  11 months ago

    And that’s just the house! Wait until they set up (and calibrate) the Blitzen 5XL Reindeer Tracking System and the approach lights to the chimney…

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    FassEddie  11 months ago

    This is the part I hate the most.

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    Wizard of Ahz-no relation  11 months ago

    Gunther really is sharing with les rather than trying to shut him out of what he and mom do.

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    seismic-2 Premium Member 11 months ago

    Ever since Luann and cohorts graduated, this strip has concentrated on college-age young adults who behave as if they were still in the ninth grade. Today, Gunther reverts to kindergarten instead.

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    Ignatz Premium Member 11 months ago

    Les should put Gunther into the holiday mood with “The Coventry Carol.”

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    NeedaChuckle Premium Member 11 months ago

    I have a small tree, a santa figure, and two glass trees. I put out the sparkle LED projector and some fairy lights. I have the nativity scene out all year as I have nowhere to put it and it is a nice pewter set. I don’t get the 250,000 lights, 400 figurines and 60 foot santa ballon.

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    ctolson  11 months ago

    Actually, it’s giving Les a hernia!

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    desperado10mm  11 months ago

    Will Greg ever allow Tiff to win even against criminals?

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    ghehsv41  11 months ago

    If I were Les, I’d have to move.

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    wildman-al  11 months ago

    But at least he is helping.

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    Tyge Premium Member 11 months ago

    Do we see a glimmer of cooperation emerging in Leslie. My, my!

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    TORAD_07  11 months ago

    Ya know, I think Les is losing his touch… How on Earth did he allow Gunther to force him to hand carry those boxes while Gunther gets to use the hand truck??? :)

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    tornadoprevention  11 months ago

    I miss Burl Ives

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    jrankin1959  11 months ago

    And that’s just the house! Wait until they set up (and calibrate) the Blitzen 5XL Reindeer Tracking System and the approach lights to the chimney…

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    Bobbo76  11 months ago

    That’s ONE way to get your jollies…

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    mleugs  11 months ago

    The lyric is, “HAVE a holly jolly Christmas.” Just FYI!

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    TimothyP23  11 months ago

    Just the fact that Les is helping at all is a positive sign for his character.

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    chris_weaver  11 months ago

    We got Happy and Grumpy – we just need the other five dwarves to help out!

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    ClarkKent46  11 months ago

    ♫ "Deck the halls with poison ivy, fa la la la la, la la la la, ♫

    ♫ ’tis the season to be scratchy, fa la la la la, la la la la." ♫

    Your turn……………………………………….

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    Mayor Snorkum Premium Member 11 months ago

    I’m with Les on this one. Anybody who detests “Holly Jolly Christmas” is a friend of mine.

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    David Huie Green  11 months ago

    Decent of Leslie to do as ordered by Gunther even with complaints.

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    Code the Enforcer  11 months ago

    So WHAT? G-man sang, “It’s a Holly, Jolly Christmas!”, instead of “Have…”… A lot of people in real life get the actual song lyrics wrong in the first place! It doesn’t mean they don’t feel what they feel, as they do! They go ahead and express it out loud!

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    nntnalla  11 months ago

    I love it. My family was never so productive in this way during any holidays.

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    wantcomicsnow  11 months ago

    FOUR DAYS!!??!? There is NO WAY I’d spend four days putting up Christmas decorations. Or any other holiday decorations for that matter.

    And if that’s what it takes to make Lil Gunthie and smother mommie feel “jolly” then I feel kind of sorry for them. They can’t celebrate and enjoy Christmas without burying themselves under a lot of fake holly and tinsel?

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    Brdshtt Premium Member 11 months ago

    Uncle Al: “Leslie, get away from that hand truck – you know you don’t know anything about machinery…”

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    Pipe Tobacco Premium Member 11 months ago

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    It is nice seeing Gunther happier than typical of late. It is nice seeing Les apparently going with the flow and participating.

    I still find the current drawing style of Gunther a bit discontinuous, though… Greg is drawing him to look more and more childlike or perhaps more feminine this week. I do not think either pathway is Greg’s intent… but that is how the drawings appear to me. If this becomes the “new norm” for Gunther’s appearance…. I think it does not bode well for his overall growth and development as an adult character.

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    Seed_drill  11 months ago

    I had a high school buddy with a bizarre obsessive hatred of Burl Ives (bizarre because this was the 1980’s and he wasn’t political). He’d trot out a stilted “Have a Holly Jolly Christmas” impersonation any ol’ time of the year.

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    Airman  11 months ago

    Saccharine Alert, stage 2. This story line may be moved to The Hallmark Channel.

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    Argy.Bargy2  11 months ago

    For the comments about Gunther’s continual change in appearance, I wondered, too, why he would appear so much younger and skinnier. (He IS supposed to be in college, after all, not middle school.) But I don’t see him as looking like he did in high school. Just take a look at him in Luann Againn, with the big heavy glasses that those of us who were called ‘geeks’ typically wore. He doesn’t look like that, but he also doesn’t look like a college guy anymore…

    And just because he’s skinnier and younger looking doesn’t mean the Evanses are going to have him discover that he’s gay. That’s the same, frankly, as saying he looks like he’s a particular religion. Gay people don’t all look the same way any more than people of a particular religion all look alike.

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    kenhense  11 months ago

    I remember a great “Ziggy” cartoon: Drivers are bumper to bumper on the freeway and they are all scowling (except Ziggy). Ziggy sees a bumper sticker ahead that says, “Honk if You’re Happy.” Ziggy cheerfully responds with “Toot Toot.” A big guy with a scowl gets out of the truck with a hammer and smashes Ziggy’s hood in. In the last frame we now see Ziggy driving on the freeway – scowling like everybody else

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    Night-Gaunt49  11 months ago

    I don’t put up things like that. Never have. My mom was .

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    Aladar30 Premium Member 11 months ago

    They are really a great comic duo!

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    Joe Petitjean  Premium Member 11 months ago

    Les is showing off his guns.

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    bakana  11 months ago

    Only 4 Days? Pikers.

    There’s a couple “Overachievers” whose Christmas displays can be seen from Orbit.

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    The Angel of the South  11 months ago

    I peeked in at this comic for the first time in a week or two, and sighed. Like (I perceive) an increasing number, I am by now tired of this blatantly ridiculous premise: the admirable but pathetic Gunther sharing a residence with the trashy slob Knox. They’re not Oscar Madison and Felix Ungar. It makes one almost miss Bwad, Toni and their bratty daughter.

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    Schrodinger's Dog  11 months ago

    i wonder what Tiffany is doing for Christmas. Somehow I don’t expect a family trip to Gstaad is in the works.

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    rrodrick  11 months ago

    Let’s leave these two and move on. It is long past boring.

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    Sisyphos  11 months ago

    There is “too much jolly,” and Gunny and Irma are it. Mom has an unhealthy decorating fetish….

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