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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

Comics And Graphic Novels


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

Déjà Vu All Over Again

Originally published 41 years ago. Borrowed from repost at Daily Kos, Brainwrap.


If It Wasn't For Elon Musk, We Would be Stuck With Garry Trudeau

Garry Trudeau has made more than a comfortable living making fun of conservatives as illiterate morons in his syndicated political cartoon Doonesbury. The comic is typically featured above the fold on the front page of the funnies section of liberal papers U.S.-wide. 456 more words


He probably loves it that we can’t stop talking about him

Doonesbury captures another moment in our national consciousness: the one where President Bannon won’t let us live the rest of our lives in peace…

Thanks to Doonesbury and The Washington Post


Conference and Conversation with Rheta Grimsley Johnson

Two of the intangibles I’ve gained since becoming a college student in my thirties are confidence and perspective; I’m not sure that would’ve happened had I continued with my original plan–get my degree in Health Information Technology and be done with it. 711 more words

May 4, 1970: THE REAL MAY DAY

“They say it’s very pretty in Ohio this time of year.”

—- Zonker Harris, “Doonesbury” by Garry Trudeau

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