Luann by Greg Evans and Karen Evans for September 27, 2023

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    C  5 months ago

    Pissy yes,  Accountable, no

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    lvlax  5 months ago

    Beans and Chipitos for dinner.. YUMMY! lol

    Bernice left out that Luann was making bad puns the whole night, as well. It was a disaster!

    I think it’s safe to say that Piro isn’t really interested in Luann romantically, and that’s why Luann is acting pi$$y.


    So did they set a date for the skydiving?? lol

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    reedkomicks Premium Member 5 months ago

    Sooo, shall I read “Bets and Gun” in one sitting, or stretch it out for several days?

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    J. Scarbrough  5 months ago

    So you can say “pissy” in the funny papers now?

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    reedkomicks Premium Member 5 months ago

    Luann is rightly disconcerted. It’s great that Bernice is there to “help” her work that hot mess out.

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    outonalimb  5 months ago

    Behold! The would-be future psychologist actually says something perceptive.

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    Doneaver  5 months ago

    Sloppy as well, having a hard time to comment, nothing much is happening the last few strips. Not bad, but not grabbing one’s interest.

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    alasko  5 months ago

    Lucky they aren’t having cornflakes, because Luann just….wait, those are technically cornflakes.

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    Tyge Premium Member 5 months ago

    I’m glad that cousin love fest is over. Also Luann’s pathetic attempt to make herself relevant with lame attempts at humor. Maybe these two can come up with some sort of plot advancement; personal or otherwise! 8^ \

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    Rockabore  5 months ago

    She’s probably pissy (surprised that the funny papers let that word slip through lol) because she knows that her old buddy Bernice is judging her as usual…

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    paulscon Premium Member 5 months ago

    So, Piro and Tara left and nothing about the assignment was accomplished? Tara and Piro make a better couple than Luann and Piro. He has too much baggage.

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    TampaFanatic1  5 months ago

    There is more than one fish in the sea Luann. If Walt is not interested in you as anything more than a friend then it is time to quit brooding on it. If Luann cannot move on she should take her angst and put it into a really creative essay for Mrs H’s class.

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    Joe1962 Premium Member 5 months ago

    Because Tara was there and acting like a third wheel.

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    Rhetorical_Question   5 months ago

    Black beans and tortilla chips! It’s dinner time!

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    beb01  5 months ago

    And here’s Bernice to bring sunshine to the day.

    But seriously, if Tara is his cousin why does she talk and like a girl trying to pick up a guy?

    And why has there been no talk about the writing assignment. I guess I’m too literal-minded for this strip because when they say they are going to have a study session for a writing assignment I sort of expect a study session, not bragging about how reckless one has been.

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    Caldonia  5 months ago

    Quill called Luann “pissy” and they never saw each other again. Could that happen this time, too?

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    ronaldspence  5 months ago

    For someone who purports to be so smart, Bern can be quite obtuse!

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    Katsuro Premium Member 5 months ago

    Come on now, Bernice. The ladylike term is “urinesque.”

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    luann1212  5 months ago

    I don’t care about the word prissy, it’s funny. It’s a word someone pike Bern might use with her BFF to describe how she understands Lu is disturbed by how Tara interacts with her cousin. I’m not sure Walt/Piro even weird. Kinda subtle actually. Not like the boring nebbish, Aaron Hill

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    snsurone76  5 months ago

    Were those bowls swiped from Charlie Brown??

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    Wilkins068  5 months ago

    The chips are down

    On th counter that is

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    Aladar30 Premium Member 5 months ago

    I’m truly amazed at the level of indifference Bernice has towards Piro. She was sincere when she said she wasn’t interested in him? She probably didn’t even go to say hello when he arrived… So, more than just not interested, she’s avoiding him as much as she can?! Luann seems genuinely annoyed by Tara’s presence. It’s easy to understand why, but I hope the two don’t end up fighting about it. I would prefer them to speak frankly, maybe finally Piro will decides to tell his tragic past to them. I love the annoyed rudeness with which Luann prepares the snack for her friends. The way she opens the bag with her teeth. Luann has an exceptional mimics that no other character has in the strip.

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    Mordock999 Premium Member 5 months ago


    Between Tiffany mooning over someone else’s b/f, Gunther’s M.I.A. “girlfriend,” Bets, Lu’s “pining for Pyro,” and whatever is going on (if ANYTHING) between Bernice and Nil, there AIN’T a Whole Lotta Love going on among the UNMARRIED Young Adults in this Strip.

    I mean, these kids got more “action” in Junior High. ;-)

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    Chris  5 months ago

    not very convincing there Luann…

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    scott.rouse  5 months ago

    Luann is just upset because no one praised her on her half-assed attempt at being funny and because she wasn’t the center of attention

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    French Persons Premium Member 5 months ago

    You can’t compete with kissing cousins, Luann..

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    French Persons Premium Member 5 months ago

    My “Bets & Gun” book came yesterday. For some strange reason, Greg & Karen sent me two of them..

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    JonnyT   5 months ago

    Geez, the language and suggestive nature lately! I’ve taught high school kids and I wouldn’t say pissy in front of them. I’m by no means a prude, but I don’t love the direction this daily comic strip is taking.

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    tremaine53  5 months ago

    And who declared that YOU are a prosecuting attorney, Bernice?

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    reedkomicks Premium Member 5 months ago

    Define “lately”.

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    chris_o42  5 months ago

    Yeah that was depressing Luann, but really Piro isn’t much of a catch. He seems like a lot of work. Never mistake “clinically depressed” for “strong and silent”.

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    Ellis97  5 months ago

    Luann, maybe you should try finding someone else. Piro is way out of your league.

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    Terminal Frost Premium Member 5 months ago

    Everyone assumes they have left. Luann could be getting the stuff to bring in the other room. Bernice could be staying out of it. Before anyone says that Bernice is speaking in the past tense, it would apply in either case. Either they came and left, or they are still there.

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    FanofComics7 Premium Member 5 months ago

    Possible character development? Luann might not be romantically interested in either Piro or Tara but just didn’t appreciate hosting a study session where nothing gets done beyond them talking about ways she is an outlier in the small group. Maybe like Gunther she will have to think about who she is and what that means for her future? Maybe if Gunther likes stable and predictable he needs to admit that to himself and others he might pair up with (or even have as close friends)? Maybe if Bets likes taking risks and living one day at a time fully exposed online then she needs to find people who also value that instead of lecturing her to change? As youthful characters part of their mission is to figure out what makes them who they are. Luann seems to struggle with that more than the rest – unsure who she is or what she wants to be – fairly common for people who go to college because “everyone goes to college” not to chase a passion.

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    FanofComics7 Premium Member 5 months ago

    Maybe Tara is a military recruiter? How else can she pay tuition, be poor, and offer opportunities to do expensive activities like jumping out of planes? If you want to risk your life without paying top dollar, and get help with tuition, maybe joining some high risk military venture helps?

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    WilliamVollmer  5 months ago

    Not being “pissy.” Say the young woman who doesn’t seem to be able to get the the salsa, and/or chips in the bowls.

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    DawnQuinn1  5 months ago

    So…Why is Piro interested in his cousin? Creepy!

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    comic reader 22  5 months ago

    WTH is that hideous looking BLACK STUFF?? Is it supposed to be salsa to go with the chips?? It looks like the dinner Irma prepared for Gunther and Bets. Do you not have the color red in your crayon box? Note to G&K – never a good look to have food stuff colored BLACK! Sheesh!

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    Meg: All Seriousness Aside  5 months ago

    She’s not pissy. She’s not self-aware either.

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    Takos  5 months ago

    His cousin was trying hard to keep his attention on her and away from Luann.

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    Rockabore  5 months ago

    It’s odd that the even characters like Bernice are implied to think Tara and Piro are implied lovers. I was hoping for Tara to just be a supportive cousin. Having the characters insinuate and hint that it’s more is a deliberate choice to make their relationship look weird.

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    Is like a melody Premium Member 5 months ago

    Mrs Horner assigned writing an imaginative story. Luann imagined getting to know Piro better. It ain’t t working.

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    mindjob  5 months ago

    I take it the tandem dive is off

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    Liam Astle Premium Member 5 months ago

    Luann is upset that Tara came first.

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    awilzig Premium Member 5 months ago

    I received the ‘Bets and Gun’ “book” and read it last night. Was a fun read but not worth the money; should’ve been half the cost. They didn’t break up but are taking a break from one another for a while. No big surprises or profound happenings.

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    RSH  5 months ago

    I’m not she says pouring the chips on top of the dip instead of in the bowl.

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    BJShipley1  5 months ago

    Oh look at that, nothing ended up happening between Luann and Piro. Whoever could have seen that coming?

    And no Luann-based arc is complete without Bernice showing up to offer her unsolicited advice about the situation.

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    eladee AKA Wally  5 months ago

    It’s wise of Berniece to not intrude on this so called “study session”. And it shows that she’s truly not interested in Piro at this point.

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    Pipe Tobacco Premium Member 5 months ago

    So, is Luann getting snacks for during the ongoing study session….. or is she getting herself a snack after they (Piro and Tara) left? Her messy food could have different implications depending on which is the current state of affairs.

    Tara IMO was acting as a “chaperone” of sorts…. for some reason she wants to “protect” both Piro and Luann from getting together because she (rightly or wrongly) fears one or both of them will get hurt.

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    tammyspeakslife Premium Member 5 months ago

    Okay Bern let me know the next time you invite anyone over to get to know them better. I’ll invite myself alone and undermine your every effort, talk over you and imply that your presence isn’t needed in your own homeOH YEAH , you don’t have one! The same tone and attitude that Luann would NEVER take with Bernice if the tables were turned.

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    David Huie Green LosersBlameOthers&It'sYOURfault  5 months ago

    Please don’t make me mad. You wouldn’t like me if I was mad.

    As if I’m worried about a little pipsqueak that looks like Bill Bixby…er, uh, Tatiana Gabriele Maslany….hey where did the Tatiana Gabriele Maslany-looking gal go? Where did the She Hulk-looking gal come from?

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    MuddyUSA  Premium Member 5 months ago

    Here we go again……………..

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    CoreyTaylor1  5 months ago

    Because she’s been hanging around BERNICE too long!?

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    JPuzzleWhiz  5 months ago

    There actually is a brand of chips by that name:


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    The Quiet One  5 months ago

    Maybe not pi$$y. Just irritated. Is there a difference?

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    Decius Premium Member 5 months ago

    Ugh — if we’re doing the Brad and Toni arc again (please god no), Luann is going to have to grow tf up

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    astahl2003  5 months ago

    Uh, Luann? Someone has to tell you. Piro’s gay.

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    squireobrien  5 months ago

    Because Piro is just a friend, it was a study session, and Tara came. That’s why, Bernice.

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    Rocky Premium Member 5 months ago

    This is the first time I remember seeing the word “pissy” in the comics. This is obviously a major milestone. Or something…

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    9thCapricorn  5 months ago

    Sorry, Luann. Piro just isn’t into you and doesn’t mind his cousin coming along. I suspect he is relieved – he is probably one of those guys who are intimidated by aggressive girls and views you to be those girls and takes comfort in using Tara as a buffer.

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    [Unnamed Reader - 14b4ce]  5 months ago

    we need Knute to liven up this dull party

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    Pipe Tobacco Premium Member 5 months ago

    While I think it would be interesting to have Luann and Piro explore the potential of being a couple…… depending on Piro’s history….. and depending upon Luann’s level of naïveté……. the mix of those two together COULD be good….. but also COULD be a disaster.

    It is my opinion that Tara’s recent behaviors reflect how SHE feels a Luann-Piro pairing would go….. I suspect she thinks it would be damaging to Piro or damaging to Luann or damaging to both of them.

    My read on this also has me thinking this is more of a subconscious action on Tara’s part. She typically has not shown a lot of what could be called “empathy” before….. but at a subconscious level this could be a viable explanation.

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    GaryCooper  5 months ago

    Strong language for the comics page!

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    BJShipley1  5 months ago


    So I accidentally got an extra copy I hadn’t paid for, and emailed G&K explaining what happened and offering to return it, and here is their response:

    Hi Bryan, so happy you got your copy…and a bonus copy as well :) Please keep the extra copy or pass it along to someone you know who might enjoy it: it turns out we had some had some labels double print so a few lucky readers got an extra book!

    Thank you for reaching out and we hope you enjoy the read,

    ~Karen (and Greg!)

    So since I have their blessing, is there someone who couldn’t get the book who wants one? Just let me know (and we’ll find a way to get me your address without exposing your sensitive info online) and I can send it to you at no charge. I’ll just need to buy some stamps or something. Let’s be clear that I am not selling it or asking for donations; I’m not trying to make money off G&K’s hard work (no matter how much I criticize their work). I’m passing it along for free to anyone who missed their chance before.

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    BlitzMcD  5 months ago

    She’s extremely pissy!!

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    JonnyT   5 months ago

    Interesting. I offered an opinion on the content (like everyone else here), and folks sprung into action to defend characters who don’t exist in real life in a comic strip they (presumably) don’t write or draw. It’s just an opinion. It’s just a comic strip.

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    MissionLDB  5 months ago

    Wow. Really? When will you be breaking out the d@mns and h€[[$ ?

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    bwest.devore37  5 months ago

    If Tara hadn’t invited herself along, things might have turned out differently. She needs to confront Tara.

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    Otis Rufus Driftwood  5 months ago

    Methinks the lady doth protest too much. (Sorry, Bill S. This has been my day for parentheses comments.)

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    BuckarooDave  5 months ago

    apparently black bean salsa is a thing, often mixed with corn and other things. :-/

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    Rhetorical_Question   5 months ago

    In some social circles, dating cousins is a thing to do?

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    Sisyphos  5 months ago

    Today, Bernie nails it!

    You are pissy, Luann. See yourself as you are….

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