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Doonesbury: A Little Meta-Fictionality?

This is today’s Doonesbury.

Bearing in mind certain recent comments I’ve made about the series sinking into unconsequentiality, have a read of Zonker’s comments in panels 6 and 7.

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Falling under the wheels

Beach Boys “Wouldn’t it be nice”

A change of pace this week as we celebrate the life and times of Andy Lippincott inspired by the Beach Boys track “Wouldn’t it be nice”. 298 more words

Doonesbury by Garry Trudeau

Garretson Beekham Trudeau was born in New York City in 1948.  At school he specialised in painting, but later developed an interest in the graphic arts and spent much of his time at Yale University (1966-70) drawing cartoons for Yale’s humorous magazine, … 839 more words


Didn't I tell you so? Insignificant.

A couple of weeks ago, I posted about Doonesbury and how it had faded itself into insignificance by going Sunday only. My point has just been reinforced. 331 more words

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How to be Inconsequential: or, The Weekly Doonesbury

Once upon a time, my children, there was a daily American newspaper strip called Doonesbury, written and drawn by Garry (‘G.B.) Trudeau. It grew out of a Yale college strip called… 1,872 more words

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When I was young, I had no concept of the cartoonist. Although, I’m sure I had no real understanding of how a comic was made. But even when I got older, I mostly thought of the creation of comics as several steps, done by different people. 1,025 more words