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Meta Trail
Mark Trail likes the funny pages.
comics  MarkTrail 
3 days ago by M.Leddy
The age of Nancy
Nancy, Gasoline Alley, and Dorian Gray.
comics  Nancy 
3 days ago by M.Leddy
Nancy and Sluggo in Mexico
As seen in Alfonso Cuarón’s Roma.
comics  film  Nancy 
5 days ago by M.Leddy
Angry robot
This bit of pareidolia owes something to Ernie Bushmiller.
comics  Nancy 
16 days ago by M.Leddy
Peanuts chute
Sending a letter? There must be a chute.
comics  mail  Peanuts 
16 days ago by M.Leddy
Ink, nibs, and Zip-a-Tone
“One by one, all th’ art supplies of my youth are disappearing!”
art  comics  stationery  supplies  Zippy 
18 days ago by M.Leddy
Today’s Nancy
Familiar props (cookie jar, means to it) and lots of meta.
comics  Nancy 
26 days ago by M.Leddy
Pork bellies
What are pork bellies? Goodness me, don't you know what pork bellies are? You hear about them on the . . . on the commodity report, isn’t it?
comics  Zippy 
28 days ago by M.Leddy
“Whooaa . . .”
A Mark Trail exclamation returns.
comics  MarkTrail 
4 weeks ago by M.Leddy
Kids ’n’ coffee
Nancy and Sluggo, coffee and donuts.
coffee  comics  Nancy 
5 weeks ago by M.Leddy
“A whole new paradigm”
Sluggo’s skull and conceptual art.
comics  Nancy  Zippy 
6 weeks ago by M.Leddy
The year of Nancy
Todd VanDerWerff: “Nancy, a 1930s comic strip, was the funniest thing I read in 2018.” He means the new Olivia Jaimes version of the strip.
comics  Nancy 
6 weeks ago by M.Leddy
Some rock
A children’s book by Roger Bradfield, Hello, Rock, with interlock lettering and a rock on the cover. Some rock!
comics  Nancy  typography 
6 weeks ago by M.Leddy
Eves
Two comics with but a single thought: Nancy (December 23) and today’s xkcd.
comics  Nancy  time 
7 weeks ago by M.Leddy
No news
The news is too depressing for Zippy.
comics  news  Zippy 
7 weeks ago by M.Leddy
A Sluggo pillow
It is “Average American” Day in Dingburg. Sluggo pillow included.
comics  Nancy  Zippy 
8 weeks ago by M.Leddy
A calendar for Sluggo
Sluggo, those 1955 calendars will no longer do.
calendar  comics  Nancy 
9 weeks ago by M.Leddy
Italic frenemy
I am cheered to know that at least one cartoon character is alert enough to notice and comment snarkily on typography.
comics  Nancy  typography 
9 weeks ago by M.Leddy
History and Lois
It’s safe to assume that Ditto won’t be majoring in history. But he may become a spokestoon for the Mindset List, no longer the property of Beloit College.
comics  Hi&Lois  history 
11 weeks ago by M.Leddy
“More cornbread for me”
Cartoonist Olivia Jaimes on Nancy.
comics  Nancy 
11 weeks ago by M.Leddy
Mark Trail’s side-eye
Does Mark believe in (so-called) distance learning for place-bound students?
comics  MarkTrail 
11 weeks ago by M.Leddy
Nancy & Sluggo, Nancy & Sluggo
“In a contest between Nancy & Sluggo, back Nancy & Sluggo.”
comics  Nancy  Zippy 
12 weeks ago by M.Leddy
Hedges
Kinda, sorta, and more, in the comic strip Zits.
comics  language  words 
november 2018 by M.Leddy
積ん読, Berlin
2004, 2009, 2018: it’s time to read Jason Lutes’s Berlin.
art  books  comics  fiction 
november 2018 by M.Leddy
Santayana Zerbina
[ Zippy , October 31, 2018.] In today’s Zippy , Zippy and Zerbina have (again) been transformed into 1950s romance-comics characters. With a Santayana reference.
comics  history  Zippy 
november 2018 by M.Leddy
Rusty, recycled
Mark Trail, cut and paste.
comics  MarkTrail 
october 2018 by M.Leddy
Henry’s end
Just whistle off, Henry, to fresh streets, and candy stores new.
comics  Henry  Zippy 
october 2018 by M.Leddy
Unity Day
An anti-bullying initiative.
comics  culture  Zippy 
october 2018 by M.Leddy
“Some apples”
When we traipsed through the orchard, I was on the lookout for “some apples.”
comics  Nancy 
october 2018 by M.Leddy
Language, evolving
Nancy, Sluggo, and our evolving language.
comics  language  Nancy 
october 2018 by M.Leddy
Decorate, diagram
Does anyone still diagram sentences Reed-Kellogg style?
comics  grammar  Peanuts  sentences 
october 2018 by M.Leddy
Main Streets
Griffy and Zippy in Norwich, Connecticut.
comics  dowdyworld  Zippy 
october 2018 by M.Leddy
Olivia Jaimes!
An eyewitness report from Rocko Jerome: “I Have Seen Olivia Jaimes, the Cartoonist Behind the New Nancy.”
comics  Nancy 
october 2018 by M.Leddy
Great books
The Toad and a shelf full of Nancy and Sluggo.
comics  Nancy  Zippy 
october 2018 by M.Leddy
Purees and spelling lessons
Comics are not just purees and spelling lessons. There’s also realism.
comics  dowdyworld  food  Zippy 
september 2018 by M.Leddy
Nancy’s “Olivia Jaimes”
The Washington Post reports that Olivia Jaimes, or “Olivia Jaimes,” the pseudonymous artist who draws the new Nancy, will appear this week at a comics festival in Ohio.
comics  Nancy 
september 2018 by M.Leddy
Dreaming of autumn and fall
Precognitive dreaming? Autumn, fall, Mutts, and synonymity.
comics  dreams  words 
september 2018 by M.Leddy
Postage due
From Zippy: where do you put the stamp? Inside or outside the envelope?
analog  comics  letters  mail  Zippy 
september 2018 by M.Leddy
Remembrance of comics past
Ipswich Nordisk, race-car driver, misses Ernie Bushmiller’s Nancy.
comics  Nancy  Proust  Zippy 
september 2018 by M.Leddy
REAL ESTATE
I am always happy to see signage in the Flagstons’ world moving in the right direction, or in the left-to-right direction.
comics  Hi&Lois  signage 
september 2018 by M.Leddy
Nancy pop corn
Today’s installment of yesterday’s Nancy prompts the question: Was popcorn once spelled as two words?
comics  Nancy  spelling 
september 2018 by M.Leddy
“Case Closed!”
Bill Griffith loves Nancy.
comics  Nancy  Zippy 
august 2018 by M.Leddy
From today’s Zippy
“Is it true that Rockefeller’s money can’t buy a better cup?”
Chockfullo'Nuts  coffee  comics  Zippy 
august 2018 by M.Leddy
A friend of Nancy
Smithsonian digs the new Nancy.
comics  Nancy 
august 2018 by M.Leddy
“The Latest!”
From Henry, the narrow-brimmed straw.
clothing  comics  Henry 
july 2018 by M.Leddy
Déjà rocks
Zippy rocks. Zippy rocks.
comics  Nancy  Zippy 
july 2018 by M.Leddy
Hi and reLois
Zippy would like to relocate the Flagstons to the Sculptured House.
comics  Hi&Lois  Zippy 
july 2018 by M.Leddy
Soil as a verb
A Henry panel. “Soil” is a verb you don’t hear much these days.
comics  dowdyworld  Henry  words 
july 2018 by M.Leddy
Meow?
“If a lion could talk, we could not understand him.”
comics  philosophy  Wittgenstein 
july 2018 by M.Leddy
Hi and Lois watch
Comic-strip characters in church.
comics  Hi&Lois 
july 2018 by M.Leddy
Zippy Bumstead
Zippy as Dagwood Bumstead, Griffy as Mary Worth. Or is it Dagwood as Zippy, Mary as Griffy?
comics  Zippy 
july 2018 by M.Leddy
Lucy’s whom
Lucy has asked Charlie Brown, “Which is correct, ‘Who are we kidding?’ or ‘Whom are we kidding?’”
comics  grammar  Peanuts  usage 
june 2018 by M.Leddy
Some Tuscan rocks
Stefan Hagemann sent along a photograph of some noble Tuscan rocks, with permission to post it here. Thank you, Stefan.
comics  Nancy 
june 2018 by M.Leddy
Nancy, philosophe
Nancy is right there with Blaise Pascal.
comics  Nancy  philosophy 
june 2018 by M.Leddy
Zippy Lupino
Zippy must be thinking of the 1953 film The Hitch-Hiker.
comics  film  Zippy 
june 2018 by M.Leddy
Zippy Dean
In today’s Zippy, Zippy walks in the rain, just like James Dean in a famous Dennis Stock photograph.
comics  photography  Zippy 
june 2018 by M.Leddy
Channeling Chandler
Zippy is channeling Raymond Chandler again.
comics  Zippy 
june 2018 by M.Leddy
Rhymes with Moscow
Today’s Zippy calls for knowledge of a jingle.
comics  dowdyworld  television  Zippy 
june 2018 by M.Leddy
Got gum?
In the dowdy world, all stamps must be licked.
comics  dowdyworld  Henry  mail 
june 2018 by M.Leddy
Group work
I still agree with what Richard Mitchell wrote in The Graves of Academe (1981): “It is only in a mind that the work of the mind can be done.” As anyone stuck with doing the work of the whole group can attest.
comics  Nancy  teaching 
june 2018 by M.Leddy
Bushmiller Mutts
Earl and Mooch talk about Nancy.
comics  Nancy 
may 2018 by M.Leddy
Garfield minus Garfield
A carrier left a free copy of the local newspaper in our driveway today, and I ended up noticing Garfield on the comics page. And having noticed, I had to play Garfield Minus Garfield.
comics 
may 2018 by M.Leddy
Fritzi Ritz is back
Nancy’s aunt Fritzi Ritz makes her first appearance in Olivia Jaimes’s Nancy.
comics  Nancy 
may 2018 by M.Leddy
Wall art
“This crumbling, beer-splotched wall in the back of a sports bar on East 44th Street is one of New York’s more neglected cultural treasures.”
art  comics  NewYorkCity 
may 2018 by M.Leddy
A Mark Trail revision
Mark, are you reading cue cards? Or are you just a big hunk of clip art? Look at Cherry when you speak to her.
comics  MarkTrail  revision 
may 2018 by M.Leddy
ICYMI
The latest xkcd, “IMHO.” With the two-space, one-space debate.
comics  punctuation  typography 
may 2018 by M.Leddy
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