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Pop Culture Shock Therapy by Doug Bratton for April 14, 2014

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    WSR  almost 6 years ago

    Well I count 4 wars: Korea, Veitnam, Desert Storm and Iraqui Freedom. How’s my counting?

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    sottwell  almost 6 years ago

    Quite a few more minor “actions”, like Panama, Grenada, Afghanistan, a few in Africa…

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    pcolli  almost 6 years ago

    I doubt if he saw any active combat. Now, Charlie Brown had lots of troublesome colleagues.

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    Tue Elung-Jensen  almost 6 years ago

    Tbh I don’t recall him being in more than one or two strips that featured actual combat – quite adapt at avoiding it though.

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    gcarlson  almost 6 years ago

    Actually, he dates Miss Buxley. —During the 60s Mad Magazine did a feature in which various comic strip characters were given psychotherapy; Beetle’s session was about always screwing up; the result was that he became the best soldier in the platoon. The Army noticed. “They’re making me a corporal?” “No,” said Sarge. “They’re sending you to Viet Nam.”

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    katina.cooper  almost 6 years ago

    I guess miss Buxley doesn’t count, does she Beetle?

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