There’s been a fair bit of bad news lately, so I thought I’d share something fun this week. Here are a few comics to check out if you’ve never read them before, or to reread if you have!

Peanuts

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You can’t go wrong with this classic! Often more sweet than silly, with familiar characters you know and love.

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From even before “It was a dark and stormy night.”

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Poor Charlie Brown.

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An ode to education.

XKCD

NASA roboticist and programmer Randall Monroe might be considered The Godfather of webcomics — not the first, but one of if not the best. His simple stick figure drawings are a delight, and “Click and Drag” was positively revolutionary.

Set aside several minutes to explore “Click and Drag”, and enjoy these two classics:

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Early classic.

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Recent classic.

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Hyperbole and a Half

Not a pure comic, rather a comic-illustrated blog, Allie Brosh captures mental health struggles in a way that is both truthful and hilarious. If you’ve never read her work, start with 

This is why I’ll never be an adult. Here’s it’s most famous panel:

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“All the _________” has now worked its way into the mainstream national lexicon.

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Dog problem solving

The Oatmeal

You may recognize Matthew Inman’s illustrations from the card game Exploding Kittens. But did you know that he also draws hilarious cartoons about cats?

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But he’s also hilarious about other topics.

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Strange Planet

Nathan W Pyle holds up a mirror to everyday existence, and the results could tickle even the grumpiest of funny bones.

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Tidying for guests

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Bedtime

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Birthday 

Calvin and Hobbes

Bill Watterson created the best comic in the world and history. I will accept no discussion on this point.

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