History ComicStrip / Frazz

9th Jun '17 4:17:51 PM SpaceHunterDrakeRedcrest
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* TakeThat: When Frazz thinks the kids are revealing embarrassing secrets, he tells them that he paid good money to see ''Film/HowardTheDuck.''


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-->'''[[TheGadfly Frazz]]:''' ''(to Caulfield in detention)'' You're going to be here at least a cubit.
8th Jan '17 7:01:20 PM nombretomado
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** The first [[http://www.gocomics.com/frazz/2001/04/08 Sunday strip]] has Frazz painting the cafeteria in kid-friendly parodies of ''[[NighthawksShot Nighthawks]]'', ''[[Creator/AndyWarhol Campbell's Soup Cans]]'', ''[[SistineSteal Creation of Adam]]'', ''[[Creator/SalvadorDali Persistence of Memory]]'', and ''[[LastSupperSteal The Last Supper]]'', with the title panel (not shown in the linked page) featuring Frazz as the [[LeonardoDaVinci Vitruvian Man]] for a bonus.

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** The first [[http://www.gocomics.com/frazz/2001/04/08 Sunday strip]] has Frazz painting the cafeteria in kid-friendly parodies of ''[[NighthawksShot Nighthawks]]'', ''[[Creator/AndyWarhol Campbell's Soup Cans]]'', ''[[SistineSteal Creation of Adam]]'', ''[[Creator/SalvadorDali Persistence of Memory]]'', and ''[[LastSupperSteal The Last Supper]]'', with the title panel (not shown in the linked page) featuring Frazz as the [[LeonardoDaVinci [[Creator/LeonardoDaVinci Vitruvian Man]] for a bonus.
31st Oct '16 1:12:13 PM DrSlide
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** The 2016 costume storyline is confined to a single day's strip (10/31), in which Caulfield shows up for school in a high-altitude mountaineer's outfit. He tells a puzzled Frazz that he's a pop-up ad for a mountain expedition company, then adds as an afterthought that he could also symbolize the novels ''Into Thin Air'' and ''The Eiger Sanction''.
8th Feb '16 5:28:15 AM Freshmeat
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8th Feb '16 5:23:26 AM Freshmeat
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* SpiritualSequel: MANY people have noted the physical similarities between Frazz and [[ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes Calvin]], the [[BrilliantButLazy similar personalities]], the general feel of the comic, the fact that Frazz shares several hobbies with Calvin's dad, and (most importantly) Mallet's art style being nearly indistinguishable from that of Bill Watterson. Though every theory has been {{Jossed}} to death - that Mallet IS Watterson, that Mallet intended for Frazz to be a sequel/alt-continuity to ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes - most fans, regardless, consider it a very-fitting, even if accidental, spiritual successor to Watterson's MagnumOpus.

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* SpiritualSequel: MANY people have noted the physical similarities between Frazz and [[ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes Calvin]], the [[BrilliantButLazy similar personalities]], the general feel of the comic, the fact that Frazz shares several hobbies with Calvin's dad, and (most importantly) Mallet's art style being nearly indistinguishable from that of Bill Watterson. Though every theory has been {{Jossed}} to death - that Mallet IS Watterson, that Mallet intended for Frazz to be a sequel/alt-continuity to ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes - most fans, regardless, consider it a very-fitting, even if accidental, spiritual successor to Watterson's MagnumOpus.successor.
12th Jan '16 3:32:19 PM MegaMarioMan
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* FunWithAcronyms: [[http://www.gocomics.com/frazz/2016/01/10 We could use a Big Ol' Snow Storm.]]



* SpiritualSequel: MANY people have noted the physical similarities between Frazz and [[ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes Calvin]], the [[BrilliantButLazy similar personalities]], the general feel of the comic, The fact that Frazz shares several hobbies with Calvin's dad, and (most importantly) Mallet's art style being nearly indistinguishable from that of BillWatterson. Though every theory has been {{Jossed}} to death - that Mallet IS Watterson, that Mallet intended for Frazz to be a sequel/alt-continuity to ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes - most fans, regardless, consider it a very-fitting, even if accidental, spiritual successor to Watterson's MagnumOpus.

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* SpiritualSequel: MANY people have noted the physical similarities between Frazz and [[ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes Calvin]], the [[BrilliantButLazy similar personalities]], the general feel of the comic, The the fact that Frazz shares several hobbies with Calvin's dad, and (most importantly) Mallet's art style being nearly indistinguishable from that of BillWatterson.Bill Watterson. Though every theory has been {{Jossed}} to death - that Mallet IS Watterson, that Mallet intended for Frazz to be a sequel/alt-continuity to ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes - most fans, regardless, consider it a very-fitting, even if accidental, spiritual successor to Watterson's MagnumOpus.


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* SubvertedPunchline: In [[http://www.gocomics.com/frazz/2016/01/10http://www.gocomics.com/frazz/2016/01/10 this comic]], Frazz makes a reference to a song by Music/TheWho without saying the name of the band, hoping that Caulfield will ask the question of "Who?" as in "who wrote it?" He goes for proper grammar instead and asks "whom?"
1st Jan '16 4:59:35 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* FallenOnHardTimesJob: Frazz's original motive. Resulting early strips where he explains why he keeps it now that the money is not an issue.

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* FallenOnHardTimesJob: Frazz's original motive. Resulting in early strips where he explains why he keeps it now that the money is not an issue.


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* NonIdleRich: Despite his great wealth, Frazz has no intention of giving up his day job.
30th Oct '15 9:44:11 PM DrSlide
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* Caulfield - an eight-year-old kid who regularly challenges Frazz and Mrs. Olsen with his literary insights. He's smart, but tends to get detention because it doesn't challenge him. Caulfield chooses a literature-themed costume every Halloween and regularly stumps the teachers.

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* Caulfield - an eight-year-old kid who regularly challenges Frazz and Mrs. Olsen with his literary insights. He's smart, but tends to get detention because it doesn't challenge him. Caulfield chooses a literature-themed costume every Halloween and regularly stumps the teachers.teachers, but Frazz tends to figure them out quickly.
26th Jul '15 8:37:30 PM Mdumas43073
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* HardWorkHardlyWorks: Subverted with Caulfield's swimming

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* HardWorkHardlyWorks: Subverted with Caulfield's swimmingswimming.
25th May '15 6:34:58 PM Goldfritha
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* KidsPreferBoxes: Caulfield thinks it's great that while he has broken half his toys, he still has all these empty boxes for his cat. Indeed, he spent most of Christmas vacation juggling the cat from box to box.
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