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ID: 905
Publication Date: 0000-00-00
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Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Summer vacation, Michael,Elly
Caption: I Think She's In Shock
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Strip For 032980
ID: 3661
Publication Date: 1980-03-29
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Collection Book: I've Got The One-More-Washload Blues (Signed Copies)
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Treasuries: Something Old, Something New (Signed Copies)
Description: Michael watches the snow outside. He's bored and wants summer to come. Elly points to all of his toys and asks what more he could want. Dirt.
Caption: Dirt
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Strip For 060980
ID: 48
Publication Date: 1980-06-09
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Collection Book: I've Got The One-More-Washload Blues (Signed Copies)
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Treasuries: Something Old, Something New (Signed Copies)
Description: Connie, Elly and Elizabeth watch a huge crowd of kids approaching. School is out, summer holidays have come.
Caption: Here comes summer!
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Strip For 061080
ID: 3838
Publication Date: 1980-06-10
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Collection Book: I've Got The One-More-Washload Blues (Signed Copies)
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Treasuries: Something Old, Something New (Signed Copies)
Description: Michael says that he hates Kindergarten. Elly explains that it's now summer vacation and next year he will be in grade 1. He will never go back to Kindergarten. This realization makes him cry.
Caption: Waaaah
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Strip For 051581
ID: 4006
Publication Date: 1981-05-15
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Collection Book: Is This "One of Those Days", Daddy? (Signed Copies)
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Treasuries: In The Beginning, There Was Chaos (Signed Copies)
Description: Michael asks John where Elly is. Her night school class is over for the summer so they went out to celebrate. John stews that Elly went to a pub without him.
Caption: To a pub...without me!
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Strip For 052881
ID: 3682
Publication Date: 1981-05-28
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Treasuries: In The Beginning, There Was Chaos (Signed Copies)
Description: Elly comments that it's nice to get the kids into light summer clothes. No more snowsuits, mittens or boots. Anne is pleased that they can put Elizabeth and Christopher outside to play and not have kids underfoot. It's almost shocking.
Caption: It's almost a shock to the system, isn't it?
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Strip For 061881
ID: 4021
Publication Date: 1981-06-18
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Collection Book: Is This "One of Those Days", Daddy? (Signed Copies)
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Treasuries: In The Beginning, There Was Chaos (Signed Copies)
Description: Elly and Anne sit out in the yard enjoying a lovely summer day while Elizabeth and Christopher play. Elly says it's too bad that their husbands are stuck in their offices. Time to to get supper on. Elly feels motivated by guilt.
Caption: Guilt is a great motivator, Elizabeth.
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Strip For 081881
ID: 4049
Publication Date: 1981-08-18
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Collection Book: Is This "One of Those Days", Daddy? (Signed Copies)
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Treasuries: In The Beginning, There Was Chaos (Signed Copies)
Description: Michael is bored during summer vacation. Nothing to play with, nobody around, nothing on T.V. Elly tells him to make something or read a book. She thinks time is precious. Michael say that's because she hasn't got as much left as he has.
Caption: That's 'cause you don't have as much left as I do.
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Strip For 032782
ID: 237
Publication Date: 1982-03-27
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Collection Book: It Must Be Nice to Be Little (Signed Copies)
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Treasuries: In The Beginning, There Was Chaos (Signed Copies)
Description: Michael and Lawrence examine the buds on the trees. Lawrence finds one that's already opened up. That means it's almost spring, which means it's almost summer... then there's no more school. Seasons change, summer is months away.
Caption: NO MORE SCHOOL!
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Strip For 061282
ID: 272
Publication Date: 1982-06-12
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Collection Book: It Must Be Nice to Be Little (Signed Copies)
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Treasuries: In The Beginning, There Was Chaos (Signed Copies)
Description: Michael, Lawrence and Gordon lie around and discuss what teachers do on summer vacation. They speculate that the teachers swim, garden, fish, just like everyone else. Normal people.
Caption: You mean like NORMAL people?
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Strip For 061782
ID: 273
Publication Date: 1982-06-17
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Collection Book: It Must Be Nice to Be Little (Signed Copies)
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Treasuries: In The Beginning, There Was Chaos (Signed Copies)
Description: Michael comes home after the last day of school before summer vacation. Elly asks him if he remembered to bring everything home. He has forgotten his gym bag at school. Maybe they should just let it crawl home on its own.
Caption: Want me to go get it? Or should we let it crawl home by itself?
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Strip For 082182
ID: 307
Publication Date: 1982-08-21
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Collection Book: It Must Be Nice to Be Little (Signed Copies)
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Treasuries: In The Beginning, There Was Chaos (Signed Copies)
Description: Michael asks why summer holidays have to be so short. He suggests two months of school and six months of holidays. Elly explains that he would be old by the time he graduated. Michael thinks that he'd have had a good life though.
Caption: Yeah... but I woulda had a good life!
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Strip For 030783
ID: 374
Publication Date: 1983-03-07
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: Just One More Hug (Signed Copies)
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Treasuries: In The Beginning, There Was Chaos (Signed Copies)
Description: Elly asks John if he's seen the bag of summer clothes she has sorted for the kids. She used a green garbage bag... so he threw it out.
Caption: I threw it out.
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Strip For 030883
ID: 375
Publication Date: 1983-03-08
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Collection Book: Just One More Hug (Signed Copies)
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Treasuries: In The Beginning, There Was Chaos (Signed Copies)
Description: Elly checks the trash can but the bag of good summer clothes John threw out is gone. He defends himself by pointing out that they WERE in a garbage bag. The one time he does something around the house without being told, he gets it wrong.
Caption: ... the one day I clean up without being told to... and I do it wrong!!
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Strip For 030983
ID: 4309
Publication Date: 1983-03-09
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Collection Book: Just One More Hug (Signed Copies)
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Treasuries: In The Beginning, There Was Chaos (Signed Copies)
Description: Over coffee Elly laments that John threw out the summer clothes. When it comes to domestic things men just can't think. She forgets her soup on the stove which starts to burn. Richard.
Caption: I think. - I just don't remember.
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Strip For 032383
ID: 380
Publication Date: 1983-03-23
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Collection Book: Just One More Hug (Signed Copies)
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Treasuries: In The Beginning, There Was Chaos (Signed Copies)
Description: Anne suggests that Elly not buy a new bathing suit but use the one she bought last year. Elly complains that it becomes invisible when wet and it took her all summer to find out that her $40 suit is unsuitable for swimming. Elizabeth, Christopher, Richard
Caption: And what's worse is - it took me all summer to find it!!
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Strip For 050683
ID: 399
Publication Date: 1983-05-06
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Collection Book: Just One More Hug (Signed Copies)
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Treasuries: In The Beginning, There Was Chaos (Signed Copies)
Description: Michael informs John that the go-kart has already been destroyed. They wiped out and totalled it. John is furious saying that a kart like that would have lasted 3 summers in his day. They just don't make things like they used to.
Caption: Yeah... but they don't make stuff the way they used to.
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Strip For 062183
ID: 425
Publication Date: 1983-06-21
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Collection Book: Just One More Hug (Signed Copies)
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Treasuries: In The Beginning, There Was Chaos (Signed Copies)
Description: Gordon asks Michael and Elizabeth about their upcoming summer holidays. Michael tells him they are going to Aunt Bev and Uncle Danny's pig farm. They need to get to know their relatives.
Caption: Dad says Lizzie an' me hafta get to know our relatives.
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Strip For 071283
ID: 4343
Publication Date: 1983-07-12
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Collection Book: Just One More Hug (Signed Copies)
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Treasuries: In The Beginning, There Was Chaos (Signed Copies)
Description: Travelling to the Cruikshank farm, Uncle Dan tells John the tractor is ready and that there's lots to be done. Michael thought they were on vacation. Aunt Bev explains that, on a farm in summer, there's no such thing. Elizabeth, Elly.
Caption: Michael - on a farm in summertime - there's no such thing!!
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Strip For 082483
ID: 6021
Publication Date: 1983-08-24
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Collection Book: Just One More Hug (Signed Copies)
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Treasuries: In The Beginning, There Was Chaos (Signed Copies)
Description: Lying in bed Elly wonders why the summer has gone by so fast, why the kids seem to be growing up so fast. She asks John why the time is flying by so quickly. He thinks they must be having fun. He looks less than impressed.
Caption: We must be having fun.
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Strip For 100383
ID: 473
Publication Date: 1983-10-03
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Collection Book: Just One More Hug (Signed Copies)
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Treasuries: Making Ends Meet (Signed Copies)
Description: Home, morning. Elizabeth wants to wear a summer dress but Elly tells her it's too cold out. She wants Elizabeth to wear a warm sweater and pants. Elizabeth puts the dress on over the sweater and, though it is tight, thinks it looks neat in the mirror.
Caption: Neat. A Little Tight, Maybe - But Neat
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Strip For 062184
ID: 4435
Publication Date: 1984-06-21
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Collection Book: The Last Straw (Signed Copies)
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Treasuries: Making Ends Meet (Signed Copies)
Description: Elly returns to work at the Library. Susan lists the things they left for Elly to do when she got back. Summer reading contests, window displays, etc... Facing a pile of paper and tasks on her desk she smiles happily. She's needed and they missed her.
Caption: I'm afraid we let a lot of things pile up on your desk. They missed me!!
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Strip For 090484
ID: 697
Publication Date: 1984-09-04
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Collection Book: The Last Straw (Signed Copies)
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Treasuries: Making Ends Meet (Signed Copies)
Description: Michael and Lawrence are bored. Lawrence points out there are only a few days left of summer vacation. Soon it will be back to getting up early, teachers, books, desks, work, etc... Actually, they cannot wait for school to start.
Caption: Back to gettin' up early... back to teachers an' desks an' books an' work an'... yeah. I can't wait. Me too.
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Strip For 080485
ID: 6686
Publication Date: 1985-08-04
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Other Books: A Look Inside...For Better or For Worse: The 10th Anniversary Collection (Signed Copies)  
Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: John continually lectures the kids on being safe in the summer. Running on the pavements, playing with sticks, etc. He thinks about having to be constantly on guard when his lawn chair snaps shut on him. Lawrence, Elizabeth, Michael, Farley.
Caption: Boy! The dangers they face in the summer! You've got to be constantly on your... SNAP!
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Strip For 040686
ID: 7213
Publication Date: 1986-04-06
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Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Michael pulls a fishing rod out of the basement cupboard. He casts a bone on a line and reels in Farley. When he tries to play with him, Farley is in a bad mood, shakes him off and stomps away. Michael wishes summer would hurry up. Spring
Caption: Sigh ... I can't wait until summer!
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Strip For 062186
ID: 1054
Publication Date: 1986-06-21
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Collection Book: Keep the Home Fries Burning (Signed Copies)
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Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Summer Vacation. Michael is excited. He wants to do something. Fishing, swimming, camping. He tells Elizabeth to ask Mom if they can go do something right now. Elizabeth comes back. Mom packed them a lunch and told them to be home by six.
Caption: ... she packed us a lunch an' said to be home by six.
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Strip For 081786
ID: 7224
Publication Date: 1986-08-17
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Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Michael tries to sleep in on a beautiful summer day. Elly wakes Michael up and makes him go outside. After brushing and breakfast Michael gets outdoors only to find Elly sleeping on a lawn chair. Hypocrisy.
Caption: Get up right now and get outside! Slam Zzzzzz
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Strip For 070687
ID: 4831
Publication Date: 1987-07-06
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Collection Book: Pushing 40 (Signed Copies)
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Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Elizabeth jumps on Michael's bed at 8:50am during summer vacation. He has to get up and go see the really neat thing that's on television. Bleary-eyed he arrives to see what's so great. Elizabeth tells him he just missed it.
Caption: Wha? Wha? Whasson? You just missed it!
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Strip For 070887
ID: 4833
Publication Date: 1987-07-08
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Collection Book: Pushing 40 (Signed Copies)
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Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Michael and Elizabeth are fighting. Elly takes them aside and tells them to go outside and enjoy the beautiful summer's day. They go outside calmly but immediately resume their fighting.
Caption: Go on out and take advantage of a beautiful summer's day! No Caption
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Strip For 071987
ID: 7244
Publication Date: 1987-07-19
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Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Summer at the pool, Elizabeth climbs the diving board. She's terrified, and after a few false starts, slowly slips off of the end. She then triumphantly tells Michael and Darryl that she TOLD them she could jump off the diving board!
Caption: See Ś I told you I could jump off the diving board!
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Strip For 080287
ID: 6706
Publication Date: 1987-08-02
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Collection Book: Know which book? Let us know!
Other Books: A Look Inside...For Better or For Worse: The 10th Anniversary Collection (Signed Copies)  
Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Michael and Brian are playing with squirtguns. Elly complains that toy guns are as ugly as the real ones. John argues that squirt guns are a harmless part of childhood. They're a million laughs, what summer is all about, until he gets wet and gets angry!
Caption: We're not talking about a weapon hereŚwe're talking about a simple, harmless... SQUIRRTT!! Give me that *@☆ GUN!!!
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