Luann by Greg Evans for November 09, 2020

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    Храм С.О.Д. (Templo S.U.D. ucraniano)  over 1 year ago

    yeah… history should clear her mind

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    Brdshtt Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Bernice’s history book: Derek, Piro…

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    AnyFace  over 1 year ago
    ”Just a little bit of history, repeating …” ✨
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    JD'Huntsville'AL  over 1 year ago

    What a nerd.

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    pseudomao  over 1 year ago

    sigh…. the Jack and Bernice saga is just a cloud in her coffee so far……

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    jr1234  over 1 year ago

    Gotta get up early to see little comments on here

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    gnmnrbl  over 1 year ago

    Ughhh, as jack said, she’s either sweating school or trying to help others out by analyzing THEIR problems. Bernice doesn’t take time for herself. Bern, it’s OK to take some “me” time. You don’t have to over-achieve all the time.

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    atomicdog  over 1 year ago

    Wikipedia works for me…

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    Cheapskate0  over 1 year ago

    Zuerst, Ben verschwindet, und jetzt Jack. First, Ben disappears, and now Jack.

    Was gibt? What gives?

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    Wilde Bill  over 1 year ago

    Interesting that she only heard what she wanted to hear from that. I doubt that Jack would have told her to read a book, but that’s what she got out of it.

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    Joe Petitjean  Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Bern learning about History is always a great read.

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    kenhense  over 1 year ago

    Bern is retreating into her own world again. Hopefully G & K have a surprise for us in the next day or two – we shouldn’t leave Bern like this.

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    ACTIVIST1234  over 1 year ago

    Actually, world history or biology would be great. Lots of battles, struggles, lust, reproduction, betrayal, plot twists in both.

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    Airman  over 1 year ago

    So far this has been a long arc to nowhere. Tiffany has stalled on her quest for maturity, Gunther and Bets have hung a “Do Not Disturb” sign on their hide-a-way, and Luann is still treading water in her pool of life.

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    Caldonia  over 1 year ago

    She could go shopping instead. At the pet store. That’s the saddest, emptiest aquarium I have ever seen.

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    SJhapamama  over 1 year ago

    Bern needs a dose of Dez!

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    Don Draper  over 1 year ago

    I think it’s safe to say Bernice is living deep in her Private Idaho.

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    pekelopan Premium Member over 1 year ago

    I read that book. Spoiler alert, Bernice, the dinosaurs don’t make it.

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    dadoctah  over 1 year ago

    I peeked at the ending. The lawyers did it.

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    hammytech  over 1 year ago

    As a kid, our neighbors across the road had a set of encyclopedias. I’d get lost reading those. Nice pictures too.

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    mrska49  over 1 year ago

    She’s going to find a note or photo in the book that leads us on another three weeks of unfunny strips.

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    Acworthless  over 1 year ago

    I wish I still had my freshman history book. It was the best cure for insomnia ever!

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    WilliamVollmer  over 1 year ago

    Of course Bernice would reach for a text book. What were you expecting,a “bodice ripper”?

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    Lawrence.S  over 1 year ago

    Sort of rare to see a World History (or even Western History) book. More common when I started teaching. Now they tend to be World Civilization or Western Civilization. ‘History’ has become associated with an emphasis on wars and rulers (and in the case of Western History read ‘dead white men’). There came a revolution in thinking – literature, music, architecture, philosophy and other forms of culture are part of the human story… Oh, yeah, and not every important person is white and half the world isn’t male. So, change from history courses to civilization courses. Of course, some publishers just retitled the same book as Western Civilization rather than Western History. (And don’t get me started on fact all historians have a narrow field of expertise. Out of our niche we can be dumb. Western Civ. text gets three authors (so you don’t have to split royalties too far) and each does great in his/her niche – but can be huge errors when you get them writing outside their field of expertise. Kept a list for a while of errors I found in college textbooks.)

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    ForrestOverin  over 1 year ago

    “Okay, I know what I’ll do to relax! I’ll read social media for reactions to the election!”

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    JohnWThompsonIII  over 1 year ago

    I think she should read 50 Shades lol

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    Tyge Premium Member over 1 year ago

    And once again, GnK have Bernice escaping into her headspace. Exhibiting avoidance behavior after avoidance behavior.

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    Tyge Premium Member over 1 year ago

    So she picks up a history book. Is that meaningful to the story? Will we see some period piece daydream involving Bernice and… pick one… or two?

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    Tyge Premium Member over 1 year ago

    96 bottles of beer on the wall. 96 bottles of beer. Take one down, pass it around 95 bottles of beer on the wall.

    95 bottles of beer on the wall. 95 bottles of beer. Take one down, pass it around 94 bottles of beer on the wall.

    94 bottles of beer on the wall. 94 bottles of beer. Take one down, pass it around 93 bottles of beer on the wall.

    Are we there yet?

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    The Pro from Dover  over 1 year ago

    That book keeps getting revised.

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    drewpamon  over 1 year ago

    Ha ha nerdy girl likes books.

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    Aladar30 Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Maybe a novel would be better. Like, citing the greatest example among the strips, “War and Peace”… I really hope Luann comes to Bernice’s room and drags her on some weird/hilarious adventure with Tara and Dez. But the fact that Bernice seems unable to find a positive hobby on her own, one that cheers her up and is unrelated to studying, is sad.

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    janellee  over 1 year ago

    Anyone else thinking what I am thinking? That poor fish needs some plants and a castle or something!

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    Ellis97  over 1 year ago

    Face it, Bernice. You are in love.

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    comic reader 22  over 1 year ago

    This has been so INCREDIBLY BORING. The Ben character is boring. He needs to be just abandoned altogether. Maybe him and the kid could get hit by a bus? Jack is REALLY boring. I am convinced he doesn’t have any attraction to girls at all. He’s like a big muscle bound girlfriend to all these characters. I liked the idea of Bernice being more outgoing but now she’s boring again. It’s like the last two weeks have been an exercise in being mediocre. Not interesting at all. The only reason I keep looking at it is I keep thinking they have to go SOMEWHERE with SOMETHING, but noooo they just keep up with the same bland storylines. Storylines that never finish by the way. I need to google G&K and see if they look as boring as their comic strip.

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    JPuzzleWhiz  over 1 year ago

    BERN! GO! SEE! BEN! NOW!!!

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    jrankin1959  over 1 year ago

    You wild and crazy kid, you…

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    srmalone  over 1 year ago

    Another boring week of Bernice

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    eladee AKA Wally  over 1 year ago

    I don’t think reading a history book is what Jack had in mind Berniece! You need to get up and get moving to clear your head.

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    Schrodinger's Dog  over 1 year ago

    tomorrow: Bernice dreams herself as Madam Curie ….

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    percheronhitch6  over 1 year ago

    It’s really so sad they’ve made her so……I don’t know….I don’t have a word for it. Strange? Too strong. Odd? Troubling? In need of a therapist? The older she gets on the time line, the more she’s going off the rails in slow motion.

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    raybarb44  over 1 year ago

    I teach college History. It’s great but she needs to have someone hit her upside her head with that book…..

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    luann1212 Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Actually the idea of reading a college history book with all its illustrations and ideas seems a great way to get one’s mind off of an existing stress, at least to this nerd. However it still will not help Bernice get rid of the source of her anxiety over meeting her brother. I am waiting to see how the story is brought to that point, who is involved, and will it happen this week, if at all.

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    Loki McMuffin  over 1 year ago

    Are we still on this Arc? Its making me wish Ann Awful was back.

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    Sisyphos  over 1 year ago

    Ahh, nothing so …engaging… as a first-year history text (typically, world history or Western history). I should know. I was a history major in college. And, yes, I still have the book all these many years later….

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    BrendaMinnis  over 1 year ago

    not sure that is what lover boy was referring to

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    Johnnyrico  over 1 year ago

    Panel 2: Bernice has no butt..

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    MuddyUSA  Premium Member over 1 year ago

    History? She needs 50 shades of Gray!

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    ZeMastor  over 1 year ago

    So, all of last week was more treading water. Bernice has a serious problem… something that makes her hide behind garbage bins, grimacing, when she sees a random male person walking by. She’s got issues (7 of them), and reading a history book ain’t gonna fix a thing.

    And, as much as we wished that Jack could be someone to confide with, that was a bust. His only advice was “exercise” and she’s not even doing that. And now she gets to read all about Nero, or Cromwell, or Napoleon, all while her 7 issues continue to fester. Disappointed in her, and the meandering direction of this “arc”.

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    smsrt  over 1 year ago

    What do we never learn from? Oh yeah, history.

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    DG  over 1 year ago

    I know you can get lost in a good book … but that is not one I would have chosen.

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    alexius23  over 1 year ago

    And the beat goes on…

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    Vorticia  over 1 year ago

    Insert face into palm

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    THE OTHER JOEL Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Incredibly dense. And Hey Bern. read a &&$&(#(%#)%*(8—= ROMANCE NOVEL, OR A SCI-FI, EPIC FANTASY, OR AND OLD WESTERN. Binge watch a sit-com. Explore the things about yourself that frighten you instead of running away. Take a freaking bubble bath.Get a massage. Get drunk at least once. LIVE, FOR CRYING OUT LOUD

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    howtheduck  over 1 year ago

    So Brad’s old room had a bookcase in it? I would have figured old tool chests.

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    BlueKnight1966  over 1 year ago

    It’s a hollow-out where she keeps her batteryboyfriend. Completely safe: who would go looking through a freshman history book?

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    ct0760  over 1 year ago

    Where is a good facepalm emoji when you need one?

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    oakie817  over 1 year ago

    cue the ominous music

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    rklynch  over 1 year ago

    And here I was thinking that I was the only one who liked reading their old history textbooks. Only difference being is that I like reading the one I had in my senior year of high school instead. I tell ya, that stuff definitely gets more and more interesting as you get older…

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    Roy G Biv  over 1 year ago

    Well this is going nowhere slowly. All that innuendo and exercise talk from last week just gone. Ben’s practically gone. Back to books.

    But if Bern sees something in that World History book about Ben, I’m quitting this strip forever. (Won’t happen, tho.)

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    Kate M.  over 1 year ago

    I’m kind of disappointed that this is being played for a joke—but reading non-fiction so often is. (See: Progressive commercial; “Who reads books about submarines?”)

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    JohnSheldon  over 1 year ago

    She opens it up to realize the pages have been glued shut and the interior was hollowed out containing a stash of cash. Either that or every page has a picture reminding her of her brother or Jack.

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    momofalex7  over 1 year ago

    Why didn’t she finish her history test?

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    YorkGirl  Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Hmmm, did she bring all her books to Luann’s?Ho, boy, I can see the daydreams now, or nightmares. Antony and Cleopatra? This could be a fun week!

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    spaced man spliff Premium Member over 1 year ago

    It seems this whole strip has become formulaic. It’s lost that something, something I can’t put my finger on, but the mojo I remember just ain’t there no mo’.

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    bakana  over 1 year ago

    It’s got a very strange “ending”.

    The author never bothers to tie up all the loose threads.

    It just Stops.

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    CreativeChef  over 1 year ago

    This is just dumb

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    capricorn9th  over 1 year ago

    For a supposedly temporary stint at the DeGroots, she is pretty settled in. After all, who would unpack books and set them up in a bookcase? I think most people would leave them in the box until they find a more permanent residence.

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    w16521  over 1 year ago

    Bernice needs to get laid. THAT will clear her head.

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    kittysquared Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Why would Bernice pack up her library and bring it to Luann’s? She CAN go home and pick up stuff. Doesn’t make sense. This arc is as flat as Jack’s head.

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    STACEY MARSHALL Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Bern is just escaping from one jail cell to another.

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    David Huie Green-ToChargeForTruthIsToPayForLies  over 1 year ago

    Interesting reading. Much of it reads like neighborhood disputes but often less killing.

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    Homeboy1865  over 1 year ago

    Ooo, that sounds interesting!!! I’m currently reading a history text book from 1936.

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