By bats | September 17, 2013 - 4:14 pm
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…the cute girl veterinarian was vindicated, the bad farmers were hit with bats…yes, This is New Hampshire justice!  As someone recently comments over at The Comics Curmudgeon, “I’m not going to read this strip anymore; I’m just going to look at the pictures.”

Still, it might be a good idea to do so at your own risk.

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By bats | August 31, 2013 - 6:41 pm
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When Brooke McE did A Midsummer Night’s Dream, did he screw with it as much as he’s doing with Romeo and Juliet?  Big fights missing, Prince Paris suddenly a major character, no sign of Mercutio and Tybalt, etc.  I’m thinking that frolicking with a comedy is a lot easier than dealing with a tragedy, since his strips are mostly humorous (well, that’s what we’ve been told), so using one of his stock character that will die (according to Will) may be hitting a little too close to home.

I think, if the casting process is still going on, that Mercutio and Tybalt should be played by Solange and Edward, sinct Tybalt refers to himself as “the Prince of Cats.”  Well, that’s what Will says.  Maybe he’s just a beefwit. As are we all beefwits.

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[I hang my head in something sorta like shame to admit that I find Paris hot.]


By bats | August 22, 2013 - 11:42 am
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…Shakespeare was fun while it lasted (as in, “not turgid,” “not insufferable,” etc.).

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By bats | August 18, 2013 - 6:18 pm

…and Brooke MacEldowney can be forgiven a lot of things because of his cats.

…and the tiny gato reminds me of Bete Noire in the old Gordo comics.

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By bats | August 7, 2013 - 6:19 pm
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By bats | July 30, 2013 - 9:24 am
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…is not necessarily an ad for toilet paper.  It is, however, the beginning of a new storyline…and Brooke steals from the best, since he’s doing Romeo and Juliet.  His Midsummer’s Night Dream adaption was pretty darned good (read, I’d buy a copy of it, particularly if I found it for half price at Bookman’s), so I have high hopes for this.

OTOH, I don’t recall a teddy bear in R&J.  So let’s all just start humming together and think of a bear with very little brain as we ponder:

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Yeah, I can steal from the best, too.


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By bats | July 23, 2013 - 11:14 am

(or, 100% Turkey Leg-Free!)

Sure, we laugh at Jughead dire pronouncement at a piece of food and snicker at Dr. Fleurrie’s apparently court-appointed attorney, but THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS when real Legal Eagles like Alan Parker and son, Sam Driver, and other members of a respectable cartoon law firm disappear!  Justice becomes a mockery!

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Although it’s becoming fairly evident that Fleurrie has all the common sense of a bean burrito…

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By bats | July 19, 2013 - 1:02 pm
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Are all the women in the Brookiverse beautiful? Of course.

Are all of them articulate and well-educated?  Why, yes! Uh, no. Uh, I’m not su—ohshutupandleavemealone! *SOB!*

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By bats | July 14, 2013 - 3:22 pm
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Edda and Amos are two of the protagonists in 9 Chickweed Lane.  They’re in love.  They’re engaged. And aside from the two thought balloons added and the dialog in the final panel changed, it’s clear to see how very, very devoted they are to one another.

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By bats | June 7, 2013 - 12:49 pm
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…veterinarian Fleurrie is still being wooed by hunky gay brunet Seth straight blonde Sven.  It’s too much to hope that someone ends up sleeping with the fishes…

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