By bats | June 8, 2020 - 5:02 pm
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Someone asked why Le Chat Bleu (Les Moore’s nemesis) hadn’t made an appearance in the mystery car; someone else speculated that the feline was spending time over at Crankshaft’s strip, where Old Lillian continues to launch her writing career. Maybe so, but considering Batuiuk writes for both Funky Winkerbean and Crankshaft (or at least foundered founded both strips), there isn’t much of a stretch.

And I will admit that when I first thought of mashing this, I was going to change the title of her next book to “Murder at the Remainder Table,” but I forgot…which ties in with Lillian’s literary career.

Just to make Le Chat Bleu happy, I still may do that.

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By bats | May 2, 2020 - 4:28 pm
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…an interesting little strip from Argentina that features witches, penguins, the occasional big, furry monster, and a girl and her cat Fellini (not all at once).

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By bats | April 22, 2020 - 3:35 pm
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…because the Tucson Festival of Books is such a magnificent book fait, and the one in Crankshaft looks like such a crappy one…

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By bats | April 21, 2020 - 2:44 pm
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Hi and Lois. I rarely read this strip. I had no idea that Lois was a working woman, even with four kids at home! It’s a pity that the times don’t seem to be treating real estate agents of any gender kindly…

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By bats | March 25, 2020 - 1:22 pm
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By bats | February 5, 2020 - 1:48 pm
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Tina Wood, from FB’s Readers of the Comic Curmudgeon, was none-too- eager to say goodbye to Libby the Cat (or a reasonable facsimile, as seen in a recent meme). I snorted!

And to add to all of this good, persistent stuff, another ROTCC reader got an on FB, selling a leopard-print cat mat from Amazon…just like Libby’s. Of course, Libby wasn’t modeling it, but I fixed that. Heh.

While I was at a loss to determine which online seller might have these, several folks offered Coke-coming-out-of-your-nose options:
A-meow-zon
Ali-cat-baba
Wayfur
ZuLibby.

We is so funny!

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By bats | February 2, 2020 - 3:33 pm
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…how Scoopy is dealing with the wave of “healthy” food choices.

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By bats | January 30, 2020 - 2:31 pm
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Sure he comes from Hootin’ Holler and he and his kin are as poor as the dirt they squat upon, but Tater just strikes me as the happiest child in the comics universe.

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By bats | December 25, 2019 - 1:00 pm
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I’m hoping that there’s little to parody on 25 December, and just in case I have nothing to say (ho, ho, ho!), Scoopy has a wish for us all!

And this is an unaltered comic…I just thought it was very, very nice.

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By bats | December 7, 2019 - 3:44 pm
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Zippy may have wandered into a lost comic strip universe (R.I.P, Apt. 3G), but nothing is completely forgotten without a cute critter or two (not that I recall why it was in the strip to start with!!).

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