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Weinman is right. The February 22, 1959 Sunday Peanuts strip is one of the bests.

If you want to know the setup (perhaps you found this page months after Universal pulled the strip off the web), Lucy finds one of Charlie Brown's orange and black shirts, and puts it on to mimic and mock that bald headed boy in front of her friends. Charlie Brown shows up and...

..well, if the link is dead, I'm sure that particular comic is in this book...


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Feb. 21st, 2006 01:21 pm (UTC)
I've felt for a long time that Peanuts is underappreciated. And I've loved the 50's reprints they're running these days. Some of the best stuff from the whole series.

I think a big part of the problem came as Schultz turned it over to other people to do. When Schultz did it, the characters seemed like kids. Very intelligent and precocious kids, but kids nonetheless. Later, they seemed to lose their "kid-ness".
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