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Saturday Comic

The comic strip Red and Rover is always fun since Red goes barefoot most of the summer (and Rover goes barefoot all year long!).

I’m a little early with this strip (it appeared June 17, 2013), but this is his typical “last day of school” ritual.

Red and Rover, June 17, 2013

Red and Rover, June 17, 2013

 

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Saturday Comic

For today, let me go with a strip I’ve never used before, Pluggers, about folks who just plug along. The suggestions come from readers, and those suggestions are then drawn up by the writer.

Pluggers, October 20, 2016

Pluggers, October 20, 2016

Of course, one has to be barefoot for this to work.

 

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Saturday Comic

Just like last week, I’m going to pull out another summertime Red and Rover. This one is from August 19 from 2016.

Red and Rover, August 19, 2016

Red and Rover, August 19, 2016

Aside from the summertime contentment, it also illustrates the ways that toes have a way of being useful that shoes just cannot capture.

 

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Saturday Comic

As I’ve said before, Red and Rover is my go-to strip. This one is from June 27, 2016.

Red and Rover, June 27, 2016

Red and Rover, June 27, 2016

Things really couldn’t be more idyllic.

 

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Saturday Comic

For today, there’s a lot of this kind of cartoon running around lately. It’s from Rhymes with Orange by Hilary Price and appeared on September 4, 2017.

Rhymes with Orange, September 4, 2017

Rhymes with Orange, September 4, 2017

The joke does get old after a while.

 

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Saturday Comic

Today we’ll go with a comic from Zits, by Jerry Scott and Jim Borgman. It appeared October 21, 2013.

Zits, October 21, 2013

Zits, October 21, 2013

And somehow this is considered “normal” and acceptable.

 

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Saturday Comic

One of my favorite comic strips is Arlo & Janis, created by Jimmy Johnson. This strip appeared on September 13, 2006.

Arlo & Janis - September 13, 2006

Arlo & Janis – September 13, 2006

Jimmy Johnson is about the right age to be a hippy, and you can see that in this strip, showing typical college student dress from the 1960s. Of course, that includes bare feet.

And see if you can figure out who “Arlo” and “Janis” are named after.

 

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