‘Mind swaps’ make no scientific sense anyway – if you’re going to argue about voices being physical things caused by the body, you get into remembering that brains are physical things too, and the mind doesn’t just float around in the ether independent of them… :)
My granddad was called Sydney. Although he might have been a unicorn, I suppose…
I think she’s still got one leg on either side. She’s wearing a skirt today, and the seam down the side lines up with the bottom of her left leg. It sort of creates the illusion that her left leg is her right leg, and the empty bit of the back of the skirt is her left leg. Or maybe I’m wrong…
That’s exactly what I thought! :-)
The first knowing reference to Charlie Brown’s unusual (lack of) hair. :-)
Max seems to call them both ‘Mom’ – once, one of them referred to the other as “your other mother” when talking to him. From my own experience, I just called my mum’s girlfriend “Pam” :-)
Miscellaneous other kids in the background! That’s a first!
If we’re going to be extra picky about it… it was a new moon on 22 June 1952, so they’d have been waiting a long time…
First Lucy in a Sunday strip! The first three months of Sundays were probably drawn earlier than the daily strips – they just had Charlie Brown, Shermy, Patty, Violet and Snoopy. Poor Schroeder doesn’t show up on a Sunday until May.
The ‘Schulz’ signature is written in the classy germanic font, too! Brilliant!