2018 03: Elly's Perm: Browse The Strips


Tuesday March 20, 2018

Lynn's Comments: People were always telling me I should "cut Elly’s hair". This would have taken away a very recognizable feature of the character, so the best I could do was to bunch it up or tie it back. This strip gave me the opportunity to address the readers’ observation.
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Originally Run: 1989-03-21
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Wednesday March 21, 2018

Lynn's Comments: In a TV sit-com, you can get away with changing a character with a haircut or a hair colour because the character is a real person. In a comic strip, the art often reflects an artist’s style to the point where hair, posture, and even clothing are used to clearly identify the character. Charles Schulz once told me, "If it wasn't for hair and clothing, all my characters would look alike!" He drew them all in his own unique style.
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Originally Run: 1989-03-22
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Originally Run: 1989-03-27
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Originally Run: 1989-03-29
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Originally Run: 1989-03-30
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Originally Run: 1989-03-31
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Originally Run: 1989-04-01
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Originally Run: 1989-04-03
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Originally Run: 1989-04-04
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Saturday April 7, 2018

Lynn's Comments: The curly hair story brought thanks from folks who were telling me to change Elly’s hair, complaints from folks who thought it was ugly, and very personal letters from women and men who were waiting for a hair disaster to grow out. Hair, it seems, is very serious stuff.
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Originally Run: 1989-04-08
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