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lu160412I’ve spent my fair share of time in New York City, and know my fair share of theatre people. A few have stage names, but it’s usually because their real name is something tongue-twisting like Irving Winklebergstein. The only performers who change their names to something like “Ecstasy” work in the porn industry. Maybe that’s where Evans is going in this sub-mental plot, but somehow I doubt that. i160413maryworthMeanwhile in “Mary Worth” it looks like Dawn needs to buy a new human suit, as the one she’s wearing doesn’t come with a chin.

zi160413Ziggy’s eating meat of questionable age and provenance. Watch out Ziggy!

Muncher

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The disposable lesbian character who, again, is drawn to look like Margaret Hamilton as Miss Gulch, proposes to introduce Luann to her friends “Ecstasy” and “Muncher”.

I… I don’t even know where to begin with this one, so maybe I’ll just leave it alone, other than to say that somewhere in Greg Evans’ house there’s probably a really crusty sock.

ETA: Looks like we’re all in…

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See you in the funny pages

A long long LONG time ago, I used to amuse (some might argue “abuse”) my readers with long, critical essays about various comic strips, with specific bile reserved for “For Better or For Worse”, and a lot of humor at the expense of Mary Worth, Luann, Arlo and Janis, and of course, Ziggy. When you’re…