12 Feb

Funny Pages

Lissa Coffey

Lissa Coffey

Lissa Coffey

I get a lot of my news online these days – I’m on the computer pretty much all the time, and that just seems to be the fastest source of information.  But I still subscribe to the newspaper, and every morning, without fail, I read the comics.  It’s funny how much a part of our culture these little comic strips have become, but they really are important.  Have you noticed how a lot of strips are more political, more topical lately?  One new strip has been getting a lot of attention, “Prickly City.” I like it for many reasons.  One is that my good pal Scott Stantis created it.  Scott is a really great guy with a wonderful family and I’ve known them for ages. The other reason I love “PC” is because it reminds me so much of the now-retired “Calvin and Hobbes.”  It’s really sweet, and a little edgy, and definitely smart.  It features a little girl named Carmen, and her pet coyote cub, Winslow.  If you haven’t seen Prickly City in your hometown paper, check it out online at: http://www.ucomics.com/pricklycity

What is your favorite comic strip and why?  Let’s talk about it on the discussion board!


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