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Rip Junior versus Li’l Jorge. Generational conflict.
It’s so you don’t have a sticky mess everywhere.
A boy and his cat?
These are from the days when it was syndicated, so it’s standard daily newspaper size.
There’s an old joke about the guy who’s in trouble with his wife, so dinner is “hot tongue and cold shoulder”.
Even he falters under the strain.