Dick Tracy by Mike Curtis and Charles Ettinger for July 16, 2022

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    Brian  Premium Member almost 2 years ago

    Their youth are viewing our TV? Then they’ve already lost.

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    Neil Wick  almost 2 years ago

    Good morning™, everybody!

    The band Zonar speaks of is in the film The Adventure of BucKkroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984). It may be that Zonar has a little bit of a distorted idea of what life on Earth is like by basing all of his ideas on TV programs. The same could be said of the rest of the Moon people.

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    AnyFace  almost 2 years ago

    Buckaroo Banzai was essentially a “Doc Savage” for the 1980’s … ✨

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    firestrike1  almost 2 years ago

    haha, Honey being polite with Sonar as she thinks…“who?” LOL…. typical kid…

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    Ashmael  almost 2 years ago

    Curious program Zonar is watching in the first panel!

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    Gweedo -it's legal here- Murray  almost 2 years ago

    Good morning™, fan boys and girls !

    Music; a neat thing to bond over even if Honey is clueless about that old time group. I bet she is up with the current crop of teenage heart throb entertainers.

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    Ashmael  almost 2 years ago

    Does internet function in Antartica or wherever New Moon Valley is?

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    avenger09  almost 2 years ago

    Do the Moonies speak English as their first language?

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    tsull2121  almost 2 years ago

    Ok, quick update…I managed to get my unemployment claim filed, with some difficulty verifying my identity (because not EVERYONE in the world has, or can afford, a smartphone) and there were a bunch of questions online about my termination and if I filed a grievance..so in the end…I have to wait 4 to 5 weeks to see if I’m eligible..but I still need to file every week to claim my benefits

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    The Reader Premium Member almost 2 years ago

    That is the solution to yesterday’s cartoon, TV is rotting their brains!

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    cmerb  almost 2 years ago

    Am I the only one who isn’t " crazy " about the images lately ?

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    crobinson019  almost 2 years ago

    The Lunarians got the idea from the Lectroids

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    Sporteric11   almost 2 years ago

    Looks like another city is ripping off Nathan’s Hotdog Eating Contest so it might be a case for Dick Tracy involving Intellectual Theft !!!

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    Durak Premium Member almost 2 years ago

    The Buckaroo Banzai movie is great campy fun if you haven’t seen it. John Lithgow is at his crazy weird best! The movie is full of the best quoteable dialogue. It’s right up there with Young Frankenstein, Monty Python’s Holy Grail and the Rocky Horror Picture Show.

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    Ignatz Premium Member almost 2 years ago

    Ok, “The Big Cheese” makes it clear that the resemblance of the costume to Captain Marvel’s costume wasn’t a coincidence. I wonder if Zonar is supposed to be reminiscent of Captain Marvel Jr.? His costume was blue, though he had a different chest symbol.

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    oakie817  almost 2 years ago

    loved the movie

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    tcayer  almost 2 years ago

    If any alien civilization judges us by our TV programs, we’re screwed!

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    Crowmeus  almost 2 years ago

    Just like the aliens in Galaxy Quest, they seem to think of some fiction as real.

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    Outcault Premium Member almost 2 years ago

    “Who?” I don’t get it.

    Honey knows perfectly well who the Hong Kong Cavaliers are — she saw them in concert once! In the Tracy strip of 11-7-13, Honey told Tracy that she was going to see the band, and that she hoped to get Perfect Tommy’s autograph.

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    firestrike1  almost 2 years ago

    one of these YEARS, I would like to know the origins of the Lunarians… how it all began for them… just the basic and abbreviated inside scoop of them, IF possible… readers might want to know…I figure that if you’ve introed an alien society in the strip, an imaginative scripter would give us some basic information to work with.. I’ve been waiting ever since they were introed back in the day and still no origin story of ANY sort… will we EVER know the truth?… the truth is out there… I CAN handle the truth… LOL…

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    Wichita1.0  almost 2 years ago

    “An’ I’m patterning my lifestyle after zany TV kook Bob Denver on DUSTY’S TRAIL. It was murder getting a volcano into the living room an’ Dad was kind of mad for a couple of years, but I think it worked out well.”

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    salenstormwing  almost 2 years ago

    Time to call the Blue Blazer Irregulars to help stop an invasion from the Moon.

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    MissionLDB  almost 2 years ago

    Laugh all you want Monkey-Boy!

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    Bill The Nuke  almost 2 years ago

    No wonder they want to destroy the Earth!

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    Another Take  almost 2 years ago

    1-BONE-AIR: After we’re married, we’ll …

    2-…form a music duo. No one is using the “Sonny & Cher” name anymore so we’ll revive that. You’ll be Sonny and I’ll be Cher – to reflect the times we live in…

    3-Wanna go rub our horns together?

    HONEY SONNY: I’m saving myself for the wedding night.

    BONE-AIR: Those callouses I see suggest otherwise but whatever. I think the new issue of Playhorn magazine might’ve arrived today. I’ll be back in 10 minutes. Or less.

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    MuddyUSA  Premium Member almost 2 years ago

    The life of moon teens?

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    WilliamVollmer  almost 2 years ago

    Are we seeing the beginings of “puppy love” between Zonar and Honeymoon?

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    jrankin1959  almost 2 years ago

    Oh, come on, now – the signals from Earth don’t take that long to reach the moon…

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    Kip Williams  almost 2 years ago

    Well, there you are!

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    buckman-j  almost 2 years ago

    Is that guy in panel one Joey Chestnut?

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    L Silverman  almost 2 years ago

    So…no one’s gonna mention that mustard is coming out of that ketchup bottle?

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    firestrike1  almost 2 years ago

    HAAAAAAAA, YOU’RE RIGHT!… VERY observant of you there… well done, Silver… as Babe Winkelman used to say back in the day… “That one was the catch of the day…”

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    Don Bagert Premium Member almost 2 years ago

    ZONAR: What’s your favorite song of theirs?

    HONEYMOON: Uh…

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    Don Bagert Premium Member almost 2 years ago

    Maybe some fake broadcasts can be used to dissuade the would-be conquerors?

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    Sisyphos  almost 2 years ago

    Gotta go with Honeymoon’s secret thought here:“who?” I am aware of the Buckaroo Banzai… movie but have never seen it, and even more emphatically have never heard of that band, if it really does/did exist.

    Meanwhile, it is a bit disturbing to think that the Lunarians, especially the young ones, get all their knowledge of the outside world from assorted TV shows. That alone could explain the warped thinking of the renegade would-be world conquerers-faction!

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    firestrike1  almost 2 years ago

    and where is Moon Boy and Devil Dinosaur while all this is going on?

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    BreathlessMahoney77  almost 2 years ago

    So the high tech Lunarians never heard of the internet?

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    firestrike1  almost 2 years ago

    they don’t use our internet… they have their own ‘lunarnet’…

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    IvanB.Cohen  almost 2 years ago

    Advertising, music, movies…no doubt about it, the Moon people keep up with everything.

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    198.23.5.11  almost 2 years ago

    Well,at least The Blues Brothers ANtheir destructive ways haven’t reached the Moon.

    The Coney Island Hotdog Eating contest?Cultural disaster.

    Go Back to the 1964 originals and you’ll see Red Skelton as “Freddie The Freeloader” on Moon TV.Good taste.

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