Dick Tracy by Mike Curtis and Shelley Pleger for April 05, 2022

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    Neil Wick  5 months ago

    Good morning™, guys!

    Coffee Grounds meets Coffyhead! Coffyhead is taking a slightly less in-your-face tack by introducing himself as “Moka.”

    Well, I guess today clarifies the “agent” vs. “manager” distinction we were discussing yesterday.

    We saw a glimpse of King Lear with Vitamin Flintheart and Mary Perkins (shown on the poster) in 2014, in the teaser for the Tabby Angus story: https://www.gocomics.com/dicktracy/2014/03/07

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    AnyFace  5 months ago

    Where’s “Espresso” when you really need him?” ✨

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    Ashmael  5 months ago

    I think I’ll have some tea…

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    Ashmael  5 months ago

    What does Coffyhead wants with “Tonsils” anyway? He’s out and that’s that, find another dealer!

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    Brian  Premium Member 5 months ago

    Now he’s a pot head?

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    L Silverman  5 months ago

    Lemme guess…‘Moka’ is going to blackmail Tonsils into resuming his role as supplier or he’ll spill the beans on his criminal past.

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    Gweedo -it's legal here- Murray  5 months ago

    Good morning™, coffee mates !

    Grounds has an almost smile in P. 3. It’s like long lost kin meeting up. How many years has Mike waited to have two ‘javanese’ in the same story ? LOL !

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    The Reader Premium Member 5 months ago

    Things appear to be perkin’ up.

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    therese_callahan2002  5 months ago

    “And here are my brothers, Chai, Espresso, and Cappucino.”

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    Aladar30 Premium Member 5 months ago

    Moka… just the name make understand he’s a great guy, great worker and really good in his job.

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    jz27wk Premium Member 5 months ago

    So might we actually get to see Mary Perkins “On Stage” before the story is over? Or will she be limited to half her name on the King Lear poster in the background?

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    coratelli  4 months ago

    Starbucks.

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    Wizard of Ahz-no relation  4 months ago

    the coffee puns are only going to get worse, aren’t they?

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    Wichita1.0  4 months ago

    Grounds for dismissal perhaps?

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    oakie817  4 months ago

    all of a sudden, feel like a glass of tea

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    Katsuro Premium Member 4 months ago

    So is that his real name or an alias?

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    Another Take  4 months ago

    1-COFFEE HEAD: Is Floyd around? COFFEE LATTE: Floyd?

    2-*COFFEE HEAD: PATTERSON! This is his place ain’t it? I need some muscle!

    3-COFFEE LATTE: OH! I’d forgotten. No. He’s dead.

    COFFEE HEAD: Like these plays you all put on here?

    COFFEE LATTE: No. Deader than that. More like this story to this point.

    COFFEE HEAD: What? COFFEE LATTE: What?

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    JoshHere  4 months ago

    It sounds like an SNL parody of a Dick Tracy strip, and not a good one

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    jim_pem  4 months ago

    I could see someone getting roasted here.

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    jim_pem  4 months ago

    Coffyhead may be about to press Coffee Grounds for info?

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    IvanB.Cohen  4 months ago

    Trying to get some understanding here…Coffee Grounds…is he the manager for Tonsils or Flintheart? Nay! Vitamin retired from show business. So he and Coffee must have reached an understanding on “the new discovery”. What’s to stop them from ripping Matt off? Egad! Perish the thought.

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    IvanB.Cohen  4 months ago

    Terrific! I suppose Moka will represent himself as a record label executive.

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    IvanB.Cohen  4 months ago

    One thing I can say about this strip…they sure drink a lot of coffee.

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    George Horner Premium Member 4 months ago

    Seems like a good alias for Coffeehead would be Kopf.It’s German for head and sounds like Coff: Coff Head

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    buckman-j  4 months ago

    The above comment by Josh Here is right on. The good parody of the strip was in early Mad comic books, titled Tick Dracy. The one today is just non creatively poor.

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    198.23.5.11  4 months ago

    Oh,great.The one “newbie” who wouldn’t know Coffyhead from Adam and that’s t he one who meets him.

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    198.23.5.11  4 months ago

    MOVIE QUOTE—-

    “We’ll need the largest electrical generator that Schenectady can make”

    EARTH VS.THE FLYING SAUCERS—1956

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    198.23.5.11  4 months ago

    And in the end,Coffyhead will be arrested by Officer Postum.

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    ridenslide65  4 months ago

    Coffee Grounds? My god…

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    bobgreenwade  4 months ago

    I suspect that things are headed toward a whole “latte” trouble….

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    Sisyphos  4 months ago

    I can’t be certain, but Coffyhead (alias “Moka”) in panel 3 seems genuinely pleased to meet someone else named Coffee: he appears to be smiling in amusement.

    But on a more serious note, Coffyhead is of course forwarding his nefarious scheme against neo-Tonsils (note that I carefully avoided detailing the exact nature of his scheme, because that is not yet clear; only that it bodes ill for Matt McCullar)….

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    Eric S   4 months ago

    those names … oh my head..

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