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Old Comics Never Die

Cidu Bill on Oct 22nd 2015

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Anybody remember what the original text was?

This week, Stone Soup joined The Meaning of Tina, Peanuts, FBOFW, Peanuts, Fox Trot, Doonesbury, PreTeena, and Boondocks (which only ran originally for about a week and a half before Aaron McGruder got bored) as daily strips that are no longer being written, but are still running as repeats (or, as they’re euphemistically billed, “classics”).

(quick disclaimers: a couple of these strips still have new Sunday strips, and I’m not sure PreTeena repeats are still running — I deleted it from my bookmarks after the first rerun run completed)

Am I missing any? And are you for or against the practice of repeating old strips instead of replacing them with new strips? Granted, for most of us, who get our comics online, this makes little or no practical difference: but it would be nice, I think, if some new artists rather than Charles Schulz’s estate could make a few bucks.

Filed in Bill Bickel, Boondocks, Doonesbury, For Better and For Worse, Fox Trot, Meaning of Lila, Mutt and Jeff, Peanuts, Pope Francis, Preteena, Stone Soup, comic strips, comics, zombie comics | 37 responses so far

I’m confused as well

Cidu Bill on Dec 28th 2011

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(This strip originally ran in 2001, if that helps)

Filed in Aaron McGruder, Bill Bickel, Boondocks, CIDU, comic strips, comics, humor | 14 responses so far

Change ”Bush” to ‘Obama,” “Liberia” to “Libya” and ”Kobe Bryant” to ”Charlie Sheen,” and the gag still works 8 years later

Cidu Bill on Mar 5th 2011

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Filed in Aaron McGruder, Boondocks, Charlie Sheen, comic strips, comics, humor, media | 29 responses so far

Sunday Funnies: LOL February 13

Cidu Bill on Feb 13th 2011

(The family is snowed in during a blackout))

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Filed in Aaron McGruder, Bill Bickel, Boondocks, Comics That Made Us Laugh Out Loud, John Deering, Rina Piccolo, Sally Forth, Strange Brew, Tina's Groove, comic strips, comics, humor, lol | 21 responses so far