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Comic Riffs Archive: Defend That 'Toon

Defend That 'Toon: Does 'BARNEY & CLYDE' spark a billion laughs -- or bum you out?

Here at Comic Riffs, every strip in The Post gets spotlighted for public scrutiny. So now that the Weingartens and Clark comic "BARNEY & CLYDE" has appeared on The Post's funnypages for a coupla weeks, it's time once again...

By Michael Cavna  |  June 21, 2010; 10:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (36)
Categories:  Defend That 'Toon  | Tags: Barney & Clyde, Dan Weingarten, David Clark, Gene Weingarten, Washington Post Writers Group  
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Should 'Sherman's Lagoon' get the hook? Time to Defend That 'Toon

This is the latest installment of "Defend That 'Toon," the reader feature sprung from the belief that in this radically shifting comics landscape, all features great and small need followers to be vocal in their fandom -- though all...

By Michael Cavna  |  January 15, 2010; 12:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (18)
Categories:  Defend That 'Toon  | Tags: Jim Toomey, Sherman's Lagoon  
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Should 'Pickles' be canned? Time to Defend That 'Toon

Enlarge Comic. "PICKLES," as much as any strip this side of "Peanuts," summons thoughts of the holidays. That's because for me, Earl and Opal, quite literally, are practically family. Within my extended kin, we have a long-married pair of...

By Michael Cavna  |  December 3, 2009; 1:59 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (63)
Categories:  Defend That 'Toon , The Comic Strip  | Tags: Brian Crane, Pickles  
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Would you downsize 'Dilbert'? Time to Defend That 'Toon

'DILBERT' (UFS)Enlarge Image In recent weeks, some 'Riffs readers have questioned why it was the Scott Adams comic strip "DILBERT." and not the homegrown "CUL DE SAC," that was chosen to remain housed in The Washington Post Magazine, where...

By Michael Cavna  |  November 18, 2009; 10:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (18)
Categories:  Defend That 'Toon , The Comic Strip  | Tags: Dilbert; Scott Adams  
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Should We Forget 'Fuzzy'? Time to Defend (& Commend) That 'Toon

Bucky Katt's backhanded insults: The feisty feline can certainly make a racket, if not wield one. (United Feature Syndicate) Some readers have asked Comic Riffs why features that are generally acknowledged to be "more popular" still need to be...

By Michael Cavna  |  November 10, 2009; 9:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (30)
Categories:  Defend That 'Toon , The Comic Strip  
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Should 'Red and Rover' roll over? Time to Defend That 'Toon

'RED AND ROVER' (WPWG)Enlarge Image Ever since Comic Riffs asked readers the other day what strip they would move to KidsPost -- so "Frazz" could return to the daily comics page -- one of the most mentioned features after...

By Michael Cavna  |  November 2, 2009; 2:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (37)
Categories:  Defend That 'Toon  
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Does 'Beetle' Mania Live On? Time to Defend That 'Toon , The Reliable Source , July 22, 2009
The Comics Minus 'Garfield'? Time to Defend That 'Toon, The Reliable Source , June 30, 2009
 
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