A slight adjustment


So, of course, just after posting that message about Schulz and women’s athletes, I discovered that I’d missed one adult women golfing cartoon… and it’s one that doesn’t go along with what I was saying (although it hardly surmounts my more general statement.)Perhaps I can be forgiven for having missed it because it’s a little thing, quite literally; this was one of the mini-cartoons that appeared in the upper right of “It’s Only a Game” in papers that ran it in its full Sunday strip format. (This one is from October 26, 1958.)


An unexpected Snoopy sighting

So I’m sitting here in pain from wiping out on my bicycle today, looking for some comfort viewing on TV. I start streaming¬†Cybill, the 1990s sitcom created by Chuck Lorre as a vehicle for Cybill Shepherd. In episode 2, Cybill-the-character is sitting with her ex-husband talking about their impending grandparenthood, …

Peanuts sightings in Japan

I’m still recovering from the cold that I picked up in Japan (which luckily didn’t strike fully until I was¬† back), but here are a few stray things that I saw while there. A vending machine of Snoopy charms. (There were also similar “Gacha capsule” machines with three Snoopy figures.) …

Free Comic Book Day tomorrow

Just a quick reminder that tomorrow (Saturday, May 4, 2019) is Free Comic Book Day. At most comic shops in the US and Canada (and many elsewhere), you can walk in and get free comic books, no purchase needed. Some shops will give you just one or two, others will …