Tag: Peanuts

Franklin, 1968

The Edge of the American West has a post about Charles Schulz’ introduction of Franklin in Peanuts as Schulz’ quietly anti-racist response to the times, and juxtaposes it with Hank Ketcham’s Jackson, the  first African-American character in Dennis the Menace.  Scroll down to the comments for an excerpt […]

10 Comics I Liked in 2009

It’s that time of year when writers list the year’s best things. This year, some people are listing the decade’s best. And, oh, my temples ache because if there’s someone who manages to read every comic every year for a decade, let alone every comic setting fans a-twitter, […]