I’m pretty sure that Shakespeare’s copyrights have run out. If he clearly copied a specific edition compiled by somebody else, that might be a problem.
“…there’s an infinite number of monkeys outside who want to talk to us about this script for Hamlet they’ve worked out.” [Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy]
I’ll add a not particularly fun fact. Before you pointed it out, I had never looked for the copyright date on these, and didn’t realize that this was a “classic” strip.
Somewhere in the corporate offices of the vast Pearls Before Swine corporation.
“Pastis says he’s totally out of ideas for today’s strip. Have we got anything he could use?”
“Oh, tell him just to do another pineapple on pizza gag. The readers never get tired of those.”
I don’t know why I’m me and not someone else, but I guess I’ll just have to go with it.
It’s in color for me. But I noticed yesterday that another strip was in color at one point, in black and white later, and then back to color. I’d gone back twice to check the comments. Makes me wonder how the site adds the color overlay.
I actually prefer old strips that were originally published in black and white to stay that way, as they were when I was a kid. Sometimes they even work better that way. But I may be in the minority there.
Reminds me of those old “church lady” routines from SNL. "Could it be…SATAN????!!!
I vaguely recall that there was an old Bill Cosby routine about the ark that made the point about the animal droppings. Vaguely. Not going to look it up right now.
But they’ll be trying to blend in. I wonder where you go in Heaven to get a fake ID. Is there a bad part of town?
Apparently the bar we see her at with her friend must be a different one. But if there’s another bar in this town, or anywhere close to this town, why would anyone show up here?