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Mark Jackson

Nice piece.

Did you try scanning the map with a black backing? That often helps eliminate the bleed-through enhancement one gets with the usual white.

Sherwood Harrington

The scan of the whole booklet is wonderful. (It also has a better scan of the map: http://www.perucsd.org/jmiller/LOCAL%20HISTORY/COMIC/1617.htm .) I was sorry that the explanatory links petered out after page 13 -- I think they're a great online addition to an already-valuable educational piece. I can see how tracking them down would get to be a bit of a chore, though.

I had a head-scratching moment or two with the Isle la Motte panel, wondering what Sid had against Charles Schulz until I took a good look at the arrow's proportions.

Brian Fies

A nice appreciation. You were lucky to know him. In general, I've found comics creators of his generation to be real gentlemen, always interested and interesting.

Funny, I had Sherwood's same reaction to "Snoopy artist" and momentarily wondered if I'd find a caricature of Schulz in the fort.

Circulation managers are evil. I think "slick back-stabbling liar" is in the job description.

Mary in Ohio

Boy what a great memory! It was fun to get those "educational comics" as a kid and fun to hand them out as a teacher! Thanks for the memories!

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