Tuesday, July 25, 2006

Peanuts



Still slow this week as one of today's three silent penultimate panels is almost fifty years old.

9 Chickweed Lane by Brooke McEldowney
Peanuts (1959 reprint) by Charles Schulz
Prickly City by Scott Stantis

The similarity between the Peanuts panel and the Prickly City panel just shows how influential Charles Schulz is. It is either a testament to Schulz's timelessness or to the stagnation of contemporary strips that Peanuts strips from 1959 do not look out of place on today's comics page.

1 Comments:

Anonymous GloriousKyle said...

Yesterday's Curtis and Monty also had silent panels, but with just enough comic reveal to avoid the watch...

8:03 AM  

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