The Peanuts kiss countdown

Over at another website, they were polling people to name the 5 greatest kisses in comics history – and being the man that I am, all of the good kisses which came to mind were from Peanuts (sounds of shocked surprise fill the room). So for Valentine’s Day, I thought I’d share them with you here, and this time I’ve arranged them to build to the greatest kiss in all of comicsdom.
5. This would seem to be the original basis for the most famous kiss in Peanutsdom – although since that was in a TV special (A Charlie Brown Christmas), it doesn’t qualify for the list.
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4. A special kiss is this one, as it’s not a kiss of romance, but a kiss of sheer joy:
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3. Conspiratorial kissing:
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2. This one wins for the sheer awesome nature of the kiss, but loses a few points for the kiss itself being off-panel:
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1. So here we are, at the most wonderful Peanuts kiss of all time – and until I was organizing the list, I didn’t even realize that it was originally a Valentine’s Day (1967) strip!
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VICTORY THROUGH KISSING!

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