Luann by Greg Evans for August 10, 2022

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    lvlax  4 months ago

    When this arc is over, we will all be screaming, YIPPEE!!! lol

    So who would win in a fight… Vale or Ox ??

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    AnyFace  4 months ago

    This is very odd … ✨

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    alasko  4 months ago

    Vale fail. Bail.

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    GeorgeInAZ  4 months ago

    It’s a start, and you gotta start somewhere.

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    Tyge Premium Member 4 months ago

    I guess we’re still in the wind up… waiting for the pitch. (Wonder what’s going on over at Chickweed?)

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    Jacob Mattingly   4 months ago

    Still stuck with herman munsters dumb nephew I guess.

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    ronaldspence  4 months ago

    Well Vale, if you are writing a Van Gogh diary, you can always play it by ear!

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    kenhense  4 months ago

    So much for leading the horse to water.

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    capricorn9th  4 months ago

    Luann. This is a complicated assignment. You ought to go to the teacher and tell him he can’t expect his students to know how the painters feel or think. Only a painter can write such a diary about painters. If I were Van Gogh, I’d write in my diary about the illicit drugs I took last night that led me to paint Starry Night.

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    Joe Petitjean  Premium Member 4 months ago

    A three week arc.

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    Joe Petitjean  Premium Member 4 months ago

    It’s a little more complicated then that Vale.

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    blunebottle  4 months ago

    I do believe he’s got it!

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    Airman  4 months ago

    Text for Vale from Dr. Frankenstein: “Pick up Igor and return to the lab, we’ve got some new parts from Bodies R Us.”

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    notbornyesterday  4 months ago

    Right now I’m feeling I will probably cut off my ear before this arc is over.

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    Mordock999 Premium Member 4 months ago

    Van Gogh?

    That’s easy, Vale-O:

    (Alarm Clock Ringing)

    “Woke up.”

    “Got out of bed.”

    “Took a knife, unto my head.” – “A day in the Life.” Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.

    On second thought, perhaps you should listen to Don McLean’s “Vincent” for inspiration.

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    jaydogg187  4 months ago

    “Woke up. Nicked my ear while shaving. Hope it’s not too serious.”

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    Bwingblue1  4 months ago

    Give up Luann, he’s hopeless.

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    Brdshtt Premium Member 4 months ago

    I have a sneaking hunch this sneering fool is going to go beyond a sneering fool. Maybe even into Jackazzdum…

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    Brdshtt Premium Member 4 months ago

    I do notice in the second panel that he and Luann do share a habit/behavior. When Luann has been depicted as working and concentrating on something, her tongue goes out just like his. I have seen a number of people over the years that do that, and I do wonder why.

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    Aladar30 Premium Member 4 months ago

    Interesting. Despite his problems in showing emotions, Vale’s choice was one of the most emotional painters ever. If Luann can get him to read “Letters to Theo”, he could discover a whole new world full of emotions, passions, desires, hopes and despair related to making art with the total belief that it’s the most important thing in life.

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    Kombul Premium Member 4 months ago

    Luann misses the point,

    essays like this are not so much about creativity.

    They want you to research the artist´s life and then make plausible statements about why is she painting in a certain technique etc.They usually don´t want two pages about Toulouse-Lautrec´s favorite Absinthe den or van Gogh endorsing safety razors.

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    pbaiey  4 months ago

    All the things you suggest make incredibly good sense. It should be done. Are you really Greg Evans with plans for the future?

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    jmworacle  4 months ago

    Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz!!!!

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    kenwarnerfordictator  4 months ago

    Probably Vale, because Ox is just a big, loveable teddy bear who wouldn’t wish any harm on anybody. But right now, we don’t know anything about Vale. For all we know, he is just being stand-offish because he is nervous around Luanne because he is attracted to her, and he is shy. And maybe, he just doesn’t have much imagination.

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    Geeky Meerkat  4 months ago

    Actually, for that particular artist, that very well might be how he would right his diary.

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    Rhetorical_Question   4 months ago

    Yippeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    sueb1863  4 months ago

    “Artist” is a very broad term. It can refer to anybody in the arts, including singers and actors. It doesn’t have to be somebody in the visual arts.

    Also, does Luann REALLY want to urge Vale to dig into Van Gogh’s mind? Because it wasn’t a good place. Does Vale even know that Van Gogh killed himself?

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    OneTime59  4 months ago

    Put it in sports terms. Today, I am facing a blank canvass. Formidable opponent. Need to move the brush one stroke at a time across the plane to get to my desired image.

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    Lescoe Brandon  4 months ago

    There is a shortage of engineers, scientists, and people who work in the technical professions. Notice the writers of this comic don’t acknowledge this fact.

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    Frank Farkel Premium Member 4 months ago

    This is the closest arc to reality I have seen in this strip. To write, one must write. Freshman composition courses at good universities are a major shock to many.

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    Johnnyrico  4 months ago

    It reminds me of Cheech and Chong‘s “Sister Mary Elephant”….. “The first day of my summer vacation, I woke up. Then, I went downtown, to look for a job. Then I hung out in front of the drug store. The second day of my summer vacation, I woke up. Then, I went downtown, to look for a job. Then I hung out in front of the drug store. The third day of my summer vacation…”

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    rrsltx  4 months ago

    It’s difficult to feminize a club dragging, hunter/gathering Neanderthal.

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    Ellis97  4 months ago

    Vale just doesn’t give a rats hat about this diary gig.

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    Michael Helwig  4 months ago

    I really don’t like this guy.

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    gnmnrbl  4 months ago

    Luann, jocks don’t like sharing their feelings unless its about the winning score of a game or scoring with a hot woman.

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    The Quiet One  4 months ago

    Not very excited there Vale. But then maybe Van Gogh wasn’t either.

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    Twelve Badgers in a Suit Premium Member 4 months ago

    Sometimes you need to understand that nobody is good at everything and just take the F.

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    deborah.vice  4 months ago

    I think, because the characters are aging, they are not naturally as funny. Some people continue to have a great sense of comedic timing throughout their life but most of us are just the audience. This arc is good, it is showing how great Luann is as a teacher. She is really helping Vale with his assignment without showing any of what she is thinking, which for her is a real sign of maturity. Yea Luann!

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    hmroehrig18  4 months ago

    Is that other comic site dead for everyone? Or did they throw me out?

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    Call me Ishmael  4 months ago

    “We’d., Aug 10 . Woke up, read Luann. Zzzzzzzzz…”

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    calliarcale  4 months ago

    Yippee is a good start; sure, he put that in as a joke, but it’s still a start. Build from there, Luann.

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    locake  4 months ago

    I still don’t see how this assignment is useful for Art History. Maybe for creative writing.

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    Susan00100  4 months ago

    Can hardly wait till that ape is gone for good!!

    I’d like to see an arc about Tiff’s relationship with her father (or lack, thereof).

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    luann1212 Premium Member 4 months ago

    You know Vale said it was “emotional” for him to do this assignment. Why? Personal fear he can’t do it? Real lover of Van Gogh (have to be something wrong with someone who doesn’t at least like Van Gogh art, what makes him one of the top 5 artists, in the West, anyway)? Luann’s task, no matter how hilarious, is to find what he is emotional about. I will hazard a guess that him being what too many here mock as a dumb palooka might not be. Too many assume that is what GnK mean here, but I smell a major misdirection play coming.

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    Joel is humbled by events. Premium Member 4 months ago

    Making fun of Van Gogh’s mental illness is a sad refection on what people laugh it here.

    It was the first suggested he had bipolar disorder in 1947, and this has been supported by the psychiatrists Hemphill and Blumer. Biochemist Wilfred Arnold has countered that the symptoms are more consistent with acute intermittent porphyria, noting that the popular link between bipolar disorder and creativity might be spurious. Temporal lobe epilepsy with bouts of depression has also been suggested. Whatever the diagnosis, his condition was likely worsened by malnutrition, overwork, insomnia and alcohol.

    BTW, eyewitnesses say he only actually severed his earlobe. He died of a self inflicted gunshot to the chest that became infected, not from the bullet itself.

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    jsimpso1  4 months ago

    What a stupid class assignment.

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    sprint  4 months ago

    why does he remind me of Trump!

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    tidewaterscot  4 months ago

    Move on!

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    Marcia Gibson Premium Member 4 months ago

    At least he picked a great artist. Love me some Vincent!

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    Realimaginary1 Premium Member 4 months ago

    It’s hard to give writing advice or any advice to someone who is not on the same page.

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    percheronhitch6  4 months ago

    this guy’s dialog is like watching paint dry.

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    DennisH2  4 months ago

    I am with Vale, this is a lame assignment.

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    jmorris9999 Premium Member 4 months ago

    Yep, every time, for whatever reason, I’ve been told to try journaling this is how every day goes.

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    Tetonbil Premium Member 4 months ago

    Ian Anderson would say, ‘Thick as a brick!’

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    bkdarling  4 months ago

    Public school graduate, no doubt. I bet he knows his pronouns!

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    priyansh.jeziel  4 months ago

    An accurate depiction of a brain-dead sports “hero”.

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    Храм С.О.Д. (Templo S.U.D. ucraniano)  4 months ago

    Vale is off to a rocky start already. (How did he decide upon an art class anyway?)

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    unca jim  4 months ago

    “O, my anguished heart..shall I argue more with Paul (Gaugin) about style or expressionism only drive him away and me further nuts-o??”

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    yangeldf  4 months ago

    “nobody liked my paintings again today, feeling really down”

    From what I know about Van Gogh, he only sold one painting in his own lifetime and committed suicide

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    6foot6  4 months ago

    I think we found Luann’s intellectual equal.

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    bjklbrg  4 months ago

    I foresee Vale all of a sudden spouting a bunch of flowery feelings as he unleashes a hidden depth he keeps under wraps to maintain his jock image. The message will be "don’t judge a book by its cover "

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    mindjob  4 months ago

    Van Gogh’s diary, page 37:

    “Note to self: Women are NOT impressed with gifts of sliced-off ears, no matter how nice the box is wrapped”

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    roberta.forbes.pyle  4 months ago

    Why do you think he cut off his ear? Can you think about what mental issues he was having?

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    198.23.5.11  4 months ago

    Feeling wacky again.Would go jump off cliff but none outside.

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    jdsven  4 months ago

    “Dear Diary, today I cut off my own ear. Think I’ll send it to this girl I know. -Love Vinny Van Gogh.”

    “Dear Diary-still in friend zone. Sucks to be me-Love Vinny Van Gogh.”

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    198.23.5.11  4 months ago

    Vale looks so much BIGGER that Luann it throws things off.She’s supposed to be counseling students younger than herself.

    Well,at least this one isn’t trying to “hit on her”.

    Van Gogh,Picasso,Gaugain(who abandoned his wife and kids to live in Tahiti)—-some great artists weren’t exactly model citizens

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    RSH  4 months ago

    Vale is younger than Luann; he’s just physically big. He’s in high school probably having to do summer work. And Luann is doing a great job; it would be easy for her to make suggestions (or do the whole assignment herself); but as a good teacher she’s making Vale do do all the work and thinking, forcing him to come up with everything.

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    Troglodyte  4 months ago

    Vale seems to have painted himself into a corner.

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    liberalnlovinit  4 months ago

    Wait until he gets to Thursday when he cuts off his ear.

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    D.E.N.  4 months ago

    Well, let’s look at the positive aspects. At least he can read and write, and seems willing to learn and work on his assignment.

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    sjsczurek  4 months ago

    I woke up. Then I went downtown. To look for a job. Then I hung out in front of the drugstore.

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    Night-Gaunt49[Bozo is Boffo]  4 months ago

    Tutors have it hard.

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    Sailor46 USN 65-95  4 months ago

    Demonstrates the futility of trying to force interest in stuff someone isn’t interested in. I also, disliked my college “art appreciation” class.

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    mjowens1985  4 months ago

    Has Luann done anything in college that isn’t related to art?

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    STACEY MARSHALL Premium Member 4 months ago

    Be thee still, my bleating heart!

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    comic reader 22  4 months ago

    I can’t say I know what Greg thinks, or how he goes about creating characters, but this Vale doesn’t seem to be Greg’s drawing style at all. It seems like, in trying to relate to a younger generation, he’s created characters like Axel and now this Vale who are just kind of obnoxious and ugly. Ignorant wise guy punk with puckered lips and acne face, sneering muscle bound idiot hulk who can barely write his name, they just aren’t interesting at all, anyway, not to me. Maybe he’s just bored with drawing the same characters all the time.

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    gobblygook12309  4 months ago

    This is sooooooo baaaaaadddd it’s so sad to not look forward to seeing the next days release….

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    Susan123  4 months ago

    Hes got a letter sweater, probably a football scholarship which would explain his need for tutoring. I think it’s great what Luanne is doing and interesting

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    Sisyphos  4 months ago

    Vale is much more to the point, and on point, than is Luann. Don’t try to change his “diary,” Luann. Encourage it as it is….

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    xaingo  4 months ago

    van Gogh probably won’t be saying yippee by the end of the week.

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    David Huie Green LosersBlameOthers&It'sYOURfault  4 months ago

    Failure but honest failure.

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    ChuckRawlings  3 months ago

    “Monday, got up, drew pictures, cut off my ear”

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