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Weekender: Rosy Press, Red Road, And The Animation Escape Hatch
The weekend is here! Put down your paperwork, throw your stationery out of the window, and do a victory spin in your office chair, because it’s time to catch up on that greatest of all media: comics! What’s been going on this week? There’s so much comics that there’s no way anybody can keep up with all of it — so Weekender is here to catch you up on some of the stories you may have missed, and some of the best writing about comics from the past few days.
The Existential Dread of ‘3eanuts': Peanuts Minus the 4th Panel
Charles Schulz explored some pretty depressing thought experiments in his comic strip Peanuts, disguising them with the adorable drawings of Charlie Brown and company. The strip could become as dark as the bleakest Greek tragedy. Consider Lucy pulling the football out of the way of Charlie Brown's kick: After 50 odd years of never kicking the ball, this simple gag more closely resembled the tort
Webcomic Inserts Superheroes in the First ‘Peanuts’ Strip
The webcomic "Let's Be Friends Again" -- not be confused with the adorable animal friendship site "Let's Be Friends" -- recently posted an homage to "Peanuts" by Charles Schultz that echoes its very first strip nearly line for line -- but with a superhero twist...