Jaime Jean M Free

Comics fan located south of the Rio Grande. Astérix, Spirou et Fantasio & Tintin are my favourite French-language strips, but I can't imagine a life without Calvin & Hobbes.

Recent Comments

  1. about 17 hours ago on Big Nate

    My streak keeps resetting after a few days for no reason so I don’t pay much attention to it anymore. Technically it should be 300+ days – I haven’t lost a single one since I started playing.

  2. 4 days ago on Stone Soup Classics

    Well, she said 36 students.

  3. 8 days ago on Stone Soup Classics

    35? There were 36 yesterday! Did one of them drop out so early in the school year?

  4. 8 days ago on Calvin and Hobbes

    A few years after this strip, the electronic superhighway evolved into the information superhighway. Now it’s such a given in our daily lives that the term has fallen into disuse.

  5. 18 days ago on Crankshaft

    Ulysses was too much for me too. Have given it several tries but haven’t gotten past page 50. And don’t get me started with Finnegan’s Wake.

  6. 18 days ago on Crankshaft

    Miss Marple was my first thought too. But what does she have to do with Ulysses? Then again, if it was Hercules…

  7. 18 days ago on Peanuts Begins

    Can’t see the connection but thanks for reminding me of that great song. The 60s wouldn’t have been the 60s without it.

  8. 18 days ago on Peanuts Begins

    You beat me to it!

  9. 18 days ago on Peanuts Begins

    I always thought Schroeder was his last name, and that his first name was irrelevant to the trip (pretty much as Pigpen’s undisclosed first and last names, and Charlie Brown who is always Charliebrown). And there are plenty of Schroeders in the US! And for that matter – are there any real people called Linus? Other than Linus Pauling, and he was Dutch.

  10. 18 days ago on Peanuts

    It sure is. You gotta love those special effects in pre-computer times. That was real movie-making!