By bats | December 5, 2020 - 7:47 pm

…when Pluggers is getting to be one of the most up-beat and happy strips around.

And when the little bits of happiness go blissfully around….

And then there are some subjects that I know WAY too much about. In addition to losing a certain number with each decade…

It’s just sort of reminiscent of another strip…another plot…another character…

Hey, you’re retired, Plugger! Who the hell cares WHEN you show up (if ever)?

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By bats | December 4, 2020 - 2:36 pm
Posted in Category: Most maryWorthy

One could only hope, but it wouldn’t be much of a climax:

Like the previous “Madi searches for her feelings” plot (I think it was that one), this current plot is going on and on. Don’t believe me? How long do you need to be in a diner for a meal? Even if you have something to discuss with an ex-boyfriend, or whatever…

It looks like Brandy and Tommy are one again! I’d like to say “One and done,” but I doubt that I’ll be that lucky…

…then again, you never know!

And once again, Moy and Brigman appear to forget that Mary Worth is the title. and the main character. and why thy get paid for churning out this little stip. Time to remind them. Drawing the curtain on this current plot wouln’t hurt, either…

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By bats | November 30, 2020 - 1:46 pm
Posted in Category: Most maryWorthy

…that’s exactly what Tommy’s doing (whether or not Mary suggested it). And it’s paying off, too!

And movin’ on might be a good idea, too.

On and on and on and on….

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By bats | November 25, 2020 - 5:37 pm
Posted in Category: So Pretty! So Pretentious!

…and the self-absorbe people who live there. Amos and Edda have been shamelessly flirting…

Weeks later, still flirting (read, talking and talking and talking…).

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By bats | November 23, 2020 - 3:26 pm
Posted in Category: Markin' the Trail

…I’m over 60! I like well-drawn comics! And semblances of plot! So sue me!

And when all this standing around jawin’ was a little too boring:

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By bats | - 3:20 pm
Posted in Category: Cameo Appearances

the election IS over, right?

Now it’s time to rest, and read, and even a little treat:

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By bats | November 18, 2020 - 11:29 am
Posted in Category: Three-Ring Freakshow

Meanwhile, Ma and Pa Keane might want to rethink the child left behind…

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Finally some peace and quiet for the elder Keanes!

One of these days, Jeffy is going to put two and two together…

Yeah, I always think of that this time of the year…

I guess there are still vocational -training program, ones that don’t require basic literacy…

OH….so close!

And, eventually, it all becomes clear…

A new year, a new opportunity for Dolly to edumacate young ‘un Jeffy.

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By bats | November 17, 2020 - 2:28 pm
Posted in Category: Most maryWorthy

Tommy escapes from Mary’s clutches, filled with underbaked banana bread and loads of good advice.
It seems that the banana bread isn’t sitting too well, though…

It appears that things are getting back on track…Mary exercising, Tommy counselin school kids on the EVILS!!! of drugs…

And Tommy still does his best to win Brandy back…

I’m beginning to lose hope…

And sometimes, you just have to put on your big boy Underoos…

Tommy realizes when it’s best to cut ties with toxic relationships and deal with folks who actually appreciate him.

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By bats | November 13, 2020 - 12:14 pm
Posted in Category: Cameo Appearances

…but Scoopy the Surly Sundae does have a softer side, particularly when it comes to Harry Bliss’ sad little squirrel on a park bench.

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By bats | November 11, 2020 - 4:46 pm
Posted in Category: Finger-pointing Goodness!

King Features is considering rebooting a “retired” comics, with new writers/ new artists/new plots (you know, beating a dead horse, since there are No New Ideas). One of the contenders is Apt. 3-G! And if you thought the oirinal was exciting….

…watch the ladies’ 21st-Century adventures!

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