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Peanuts by Charles Schulz for July 31, 1968

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    Vivianne Lee  over 8 years ago

    Franklin appears!

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    CartoonDog90  almost 8 years ago

    This is the first appearance of Franklin. He was always a quiet, kind kid. He was one of the few Peanuts kids who was not rude towards Charlie Brown. It was later revealed that Franklin lived in Peppermint Patty’s neighborhood. He went to school and played sports with her, but he was sometimes annoyed by her numerous D minuses and dumb answers.

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    dsukenick  over 7 years ago

    Franklin was never in enough.

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    davidf42  about 5 years ago

    Here is a list of the Peanuts kids and pets introduced so far, in the order of their appearance, along with the dates.1. Shermy – 10-02-502. Patti – 10-02-503. Charlie Brown – 10-02-504. Snoopy – 10-04-505. Violet Gray – 02-07-516. Schroeder – 05-30-517. Lucy Van Pelt – 03-03-528. Linus Van Pelt – 09-19-529. Pigpen – 07-13-5410. Charlotte Braun – 11-30-5411. Sally Brown – 08-23-5912. Frieda – 03-06-6113. Faron – 05-23-6114. Little Red Haired Girl – 11-19-6115. 555 95472 – 09-30-6316. 3 95472 – 10-17-6317. 4 95472 – 10-17-6318. Roy – 06-11-6519. Peppermint Patty – 08-22-6620. Jose Peterson – 03-30-6721. Woodstock – 04-04-6722. Franklin – 07-31-68

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    P1zZa123  about 5 years ago

    Actually, the reason Franklin appeared was because when Martin Luther King Jr. got assassinated, lots of fans for Peanuts brought up the idea about including a black character.Source: http://content.time.com/time/arts/article/0,8599,2022745,00.html

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    EvanHernandez  over 3 years ago

    franklin’s first appearence

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    Joliet Jake  over 2 years ago

    A few days late, but happy 50th anniversary to one of the seminal moments in comics history.

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    PatrickASL  about 1 year ago

    Welcome to the strip, Franklin!

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    Best Commentator Ever  3 months ago

    This was exactly 40 years before the day I was born! And important too!

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