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Old 11-18-2010, 04:13 PM   #1
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Default 25 years ago today began the greatest comic strip <<EVAH>>

Happy Birthday, guys, from all the Fartaci.


November 18, 1985
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Old 11-18-2010, 04:29 PM   #2
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It's not a mere comic strip - it's literature.
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Old 11-18-2010, 04:32 PM   #3
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So what is it?
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Old 11-18-2010, 04:38 PM   #4
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calvin_and_Hobbes
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Calvin & Hobbes!!!

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Old 11-18-2010, 05:04 PM   #6
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I think that she cannot see the image.
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Old 11-18-2010, 05:08 PM   #7
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Just in time for the annual Colts/Patriots game.

As banged up as the Colts are, I'm not expecting much this year, nevertheless:

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Ah, I've heard of it. Thanks.

(Saw the pic, just had no clue what it was. I'm culturally challenged. )
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Check http://thismodernworld.com/

Really fond of Mutts http://muttscomics.com/
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After reading that Wiki article, I really miss Calvin and Hobbes! Especially Calvin's snow sculptures. Like these:

http://www.yousaytoo.com/MandM/calvi...en-strips/9192

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I have every Calvin and Hobbes strips ever published. I study them carefully. When I grow up, I want to be Calvin.
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Old 11-22-2010, 09:38 AM   #13
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The Far Side.

There was a brief, shining time when a person could open the funny pages and get their daily dose of The Far Side, Bloom County, and Calvin & Hobbes, all in one easy-to-manage package.

[wistful sigh]
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