Cidu Bill on Nov 14th 2013
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Cidu Bill on Oct 29th 2013
Cidu Bill on Sep 28th 2013
… especially since everybody else was there Friday night.
This week’s Tom Batiuk Award for Stunningly Inadequate Research goes to…
Cidu Bill on Sep 27th 2013
Is there any non-offensive interpretation to this comic (and what precisely is the joke)?
The arc goes downhill from here, suggesting that John Forgetta’s total knowledge of Jews comes from Rhoda reruns.
Cidu Bill on Jun 28th 2013
Are the generalizations in the second and third panels based in fact? Because my observations tell me they are not.
Cidu Bill on Jan 30th 2013
Has anybody ever referred to a single person adopting a child as “having a child out of wedlock”?
(and of course this rerun strip carries some unintentional foreshadowing, since years later Lila will adopt Annie)
Cidu Bill on Dec 14th 2012
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Cidu Bill on May 5th 2010
The Meaning of Lila is a gag-a-day strip that never gets more serious than Lila spending too much money on shoes: a fairly shallow strip about very shallow people. The current storyline involved Lila’s best friend getting into an auto accident and losing her unborn baby — yet still retaining the gag-a-day format!
Seriously, what the hell…?
This is not to say that humorous strips can’t delve into serious topics. There have been many well-written examples, including a Calvin and Hobbes sequence about a dead bird. But this is just so out of left field and inappropriate for this particular strip. I mean, even Funky Winkerbean hasn’t made jokes about dead babies yet.
The story arc begins here.
Cidu Bill on Aug 29th 2009
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Cidu Bill on Feb 20th 2009
Just for the record, Lila on the left, her gay pal Boyd on the right, and Boyd’s boyfriend Jamey in the middle. Now granted I’m not up on my homosexual etiquette, but is there some reason Lila’s referring to Jamey as “her”?
Cidu Bill on Jan 17th 2009
Is this some stereotype I’ve never heard before, that gay men shuffle when they walk? Eighty-six-year-old gay men yeah, but…
Cidu Bill on Oct 31st 2008
Cidu Bill on Aug 28th 2008
Cidu Bill on Aug 14th 2008
since i was asked…
Comics I Like So Much, I Would Actually Buy a Newspaper If I Had To
- Arlo and Janis (along with Arlo and Janis Redux on Jimmy Johnson’s blog)
- Heart of the City
- Kevin and Kell
- Joyce and Walky (requires a $2/month payment; you receive a special URL once you pay)
- *Least I Could Do
- Out There
- Punch an’ Pie (I’d still love to know what the strip’s name means)
- Questionable Content
- Something Positive
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Cidu Bill on May 5th 2008
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Cidu Bill on Jan 16th 2008
This one also wins the ”Sometimes You Should Quit After the First Panel” Award, so all I’m putting up is the first panel
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