History ComicStrip / Blondie

11th Feb '18 8:31:12 PM Mdumas43073
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Derivative works include a series of comedy films (and long-running radio series) starring Arthur Lake and Penny Singleton, two single-season sitcoms (produced in 1957 and 1968), and two animated TV specials in the late '80s (from Marvel Productions, who had worked with King Features earlier on ''WesternAnimation/DefendersOfTheEarth'').

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Derivative works include a series of comedy films (and long-running radio series) starring Arthur Lake and Penny Singleton, two single-season sitcoms (produced in 1957 and 1968), and two animated TV specials in the late '80s (from Marvel Productions, who had worked earlier collaborated with King Features earlier on ''WesternAnimation/DefendersOfTheEarth'').
11th Feb '18 8:30:28 PM Mdumas43073
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Derivative works include a series of comedy films (and long-running radio series) starring Arthur Lake and Penny Singleton, two single-season sitcoms (produced in 1957 and 1968), and two animated TV specials in the late 80s (from Marvel Productions, who had worked with King Features earlier on ''WesternAnimation/DefendersOfTheEarth'').

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Derivative works include a series of comedy films (and long-running radio series) starring Arthur Lake and Penny Singleton, two single-season sitcoms (produced in 1957 and 1968), and two animated TV specials in the late 80s '80s (from Marvel Productions, who had worked with King Features earlier on ''WesternAnimation/DefendersOfTheEarth'').
13th Nov '17 5:03:02 PM foxley
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* EveryProperLadyShouldCurtsy: Dagwood is reading the paper and quotes an article that says that, due to visit by the royal family, everyone is brushing up on their curtsies. Blondie remarks that no one knows how to curtsy anymore. Dagwood says that he does and stands and demonstrates one perfectly. When she asks how he learned that, he says that [[BadBoss Mr. Dithers]] demands one every morning.
17th Sep '17 6:01:25 AM snichols1973
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One of the [[PrintLongRunners longest-running]] (from September 8, 1930) and most popular NewspaperComics of all time, and still fairly funny even after all this time, ''Blondie'' stars Dagwood Bumstead, a bog-standard salaryman with a strange haircut, one button on his shirt, and a love of monstrous sandwiches. He is HappilyMarried to [[HelloNurse Blondie]], who runs a popular delicatessen and catering establishment. Their children are Alexander, who mimics his father in terms of hairstyle, and Cookie, who resembles her mother. The household is rounded out by the family dog, Daisy. Other recurring characters are MeanBoss J.C. Dithers, MouthyKid Elmo, neighbors Herb and Tootsie Woodley, mailman Mr. Beasley, Dagwood's fellow carpoolers, and the chef at the local diner. Pretty much a SliceOfLife comic at this point, the characters [[ComicBookTime have been stuck at the same age since the early 1950s]].

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One of the [[PrintLongRunners longest-running]] (from September 8, 1930) and most popular NewspaperComics of all time, and still fairly funny even after all this time, ''Blondie'' stars Dagwood Bumstead, a bog-standard salaryman with a strange haircut, one button on his shirt, and a love of monstrous sandwiches. He is HappilyMarried to [[HelloNurse Blondie]], who runs a popular delicatessen and catering establishment. Their children are Alexander, who mimics his father in terms of hairstyle, and Cookie, who resembles her mother. The household is rounded out by the family dog, Daisy. Other recurring characters are MeanBoss J.C. Dithers, MouthyKid Elmo, neighbors Herb and Tootsie Woodley, mailman Mr. Beasley, Dagwood's fellow carpoolers, carpoolers [[AerithAndBob Claudia and Dwitzell]], and Lou, the chef at the local diner. Pretty much a SliceOfLife comic at this point, the characters [[ComicBookTime have been stuck at the same age since the early 1950s]].
4th Mar '17 6:58:30 AM Morgenthaler
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12th Jul '16 11:20:38 AM themisterfree
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* ThePiratesWhoDontDoAnything: JC Dithers is technically in the construction business, but it's barely referred to at all. Lampshaded in recent years- [[http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-LpSaZ0EVYcU/UqeUYoPCaDI/AAAAAAAAENM/SVdgVk55Dds/s1600/131121+Blondie.PNG one strip had Dithers and Dagwood interviewing a potential new hire]. He promptly asks them what business they're in- he isn't sure if it's construction or something else. After he leaves, Dithers and Dagwood promptly conclude that he "asked way too many questions".

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* ThePiratesWhoDontDoAnything: JC Dithers is technically in the construction business, but it's barely referred to at all. Lampshaded in recent years- [[http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-LpSaZ0EVYcU/UqeUYoPCaDI/AAAAAAAAENM/SVdgVk55Dds/s1600/131121+Blondie.PNG one strip had Dithers and Dagwood interviewing a potential new hire].hire]]. He promptly asks them what business they're in- he isn't sure if it's construction or something else. After he leaves, Dithers and Dagwood promptly conclude that he "asked way too many questions".
12th Jul '16 11:20:10 AM themisterfree
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* ThePiratesWhoDontDoAnything: JC Dithers is technically in the construction business, but it's barely referred to at all. Lampshaded in recent years- one strip had Dithers and Dagwood interviewing a potential new hire. He promptly asks them what business they're in- he isn't sure if it's construction or something else. After he leaves, Dithers and Dagwood promptly conclude that he "asked way too many questions".

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* ThePiratesWhoDontDoAnything: JC Dithers is technically in the construction business, but it's barely referred to at all. Lampshaded in recent years- [[http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-LpSaZ0EVYcU/UqeUYoPCaDI/AAAAAAAAENM/SVdgVk55Dds/s1600/131121+Blondie.PNG one strip had Dithers and Dagwood interviewing a potential new hire.hire]. He promptly asks them what business they're in- he isn't sure if it's construction or something else. After he leaves, Dithers and Dagwood promptly conclude that he "asked way too many questions".
12th Jul '16 11:19:14 AM themisterfree
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* ThePiratesWhoDontDoAnything: JC Dithers is technically in the construction business, but it's barely referred to at all. Lampshaded in recent years- one strip had Dithers and Dagwood interviewing a potential new hire. He promptly asks them what business they're in- he isn't sure if it's construction or something else. After he leaves, Dithers and Dagwood promptly conclude that he "asked way too many questions".
24th Jun '16 5:46:46 PM foxley
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* WrongInsultOffence: [[MeanBoss Mr. Dithers]] takes [[http://blondie.com/todays_strip/ offense when]] someone claims he runs his company "almost like a dictatorship", when he clearly runs it "''exactly'' like one.
2nd May '16 7:33:52 PM themisterfree
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Derivative works include a series of comedy films (and long-running radio series) starring Arthur Lake and Penny Singleton, two single-season sitcoms (produced in 1957 and 1968), and two animated TV specials in the late 80s (from Marvel productions, who had worked with King Features earlier on ''WesternAnimation/DefendersOfTheEarth'').

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Derivative works include a series of comedy films (and long-running radio series) starring Arthur Lake and Penny Singleton, two single-season sitcoms (produced in 1957 and 1968), and two animated TV specials in the late 80s (from Marvel productions, Productions, who had worked with King Features earlier on ''WesternAnimation/DefendersOfTheEarth'').
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