One tiny correction: Skeezix has no (known) birth name. “Allison” was the winning submission in a contest for readers (“son of the Alley”) when the baby was several months old but the name was almost never used.
To whom it may concern: Find, purchase, read and love the books of collected GA strips from the very beginning, published by Drawn & Quarterly. Start with “Walt Before Skeezix” and go from there. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry … you’ll know why this strip has endured for generations.
I don’t think Delray meant “discuss” as in involving himself in the decision-making process. I think he just thought (hoped) his fiancé would want to share significant news and information about her life with him – as he would with her.
As for him planning the wedding without consulting her, that’s what Dana asked him to do.
… So what’s any of this have to do with Gordo being homebound? Is he supposed to hang around the house for nine months in case he is needed to help with delivery?
I don’t mind admitting there was a tear in my eye as Skeezix and Nina remembered the wedding anniversary of Walt and Phyllis (aka Auntie Blossom).
Now that, my friends, is what the classic “Gasoline Alley” is all about.
Doc, Avery and Bill …! Oh, how I have missed them!
:-) Try clicking “reply” under Stu’s post. (But sometimes this site seems to bounce me to other places too.)
It always takes awhile to get used to a new artist. I’ve been suspecting that to be the case for GA for several weeks now. My favorite is, and always will be, Frank King, but Dick Moores and Jim Scancelleri have also done an admirable job during their tenures. I am wondering if the new artist is being introduced on a trial basis as there has not been any credit given to whomever s/he is. Whoever it is, I wish him/her well. Life (and Gasoline Alley) have taught us that change is inevitable; we may as well accept it and go on.
If war is the answer, we’re asking the wrong questions.
Gotta be honest; I’m following the 2019 version of Gasoline Alley just for your links to the real Gasoline Alley.