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  1. about 10 hours ago on Dick Tracy

    I’m sure I don’t want balls flying around at all. Ahem.

  2. about 15 hours ago on Dick Tracy

    Who can tell where they are at this point?

  3. about 15 hours ago on Calvin and Hobbes

    It only says Maalox on the bottle. It’s not indigestion she has, but a particular stressor.

  4. about 15 hours ago on Dick Tracy

    We have four or five balls in the air right now: Tracy and Sam, Tracy and Archie, Nero and his handlers, Zeck and his cronies, Flattop and the parade of people coming to see him while he eats and plays cards… did I miss anyone?

    I’m just waiting for balls to either collide in midair and go spinning out of control, fall to the ground, or get combined in one hand nicely.

    I mean, it’s more story lines in play at once than Lord of the Rings.

  5. 1 day ago on Dick Tracy

    Yeah, that’s because Shelley is only doing black and white. The colors are added by the syndicate colorist. Neil knows where to go for the original black and white, but it’s not easy to find.

  6. 1 day ago on Peanuts

    That’s hardly a deterrent. You can plaster the fake news in the headline and bury the retraction in a less-viewed spot. And if the lie is worth more in revenue than the settlement, then you’ve still made money at the end of the day.

  7. 1 day ago on Savage Chickens

    It depends on what you mean by “full”. If everything were a surprise, this would be true. If surprises happened regularly enough, this would be true. If surprises happened with the greatest frequency possible to still be surprises, then it could be perceived as being “full” without necessarily being constant.

    Or, I could just be full of…

  8. 1 day ago on Dick Tracy

    I think a red spade is kind of weird – not Shelley’s choice, I’m sure. It would look even better in the original black and white as the outlined spade design is more of a classic look.

  9. 1 day ago on Dick Tracy

    The weekday strips are all in black and white and colored later by GoComics or some other outfit. Only the Sunday strips are colored by the strip artists. These suits are black because the choices for the artist are black or white.

  10. 3 days ago on Peanuts

    As Greg Hartley says, “The organism does what has always made the organism successful.” Apparently Lucy’s idea of success is terrorizing people.