Luann by Greg Evans and Karen Evans for March 02, 2024

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    reedkomicks Premium Member 3 months ago

    Is she still cute?

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    nskhg5645  3 months ago

    Lets hope we can move to a new arc new week.

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    Joe1962 Premium Member 3 months ago

    Bernice just stop her before she starts, good for you Bernice, you kept your promise.

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    Azul0858  3 months ago

    Bernice doesn’t have to tell Luann exactly why…but she can say Piro’s problems are more serious than anything that can be dispelled by a puppet show and that it could even be irritating…“just treat him normally.”

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    Sanspareil  3 months ago

    Clueless thy name is Luann!!

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    kenhense  3 months ago

    This is like an Easter Egg hunt where the egg is sitting on the table and nobody finds it.

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    jennrb2010  3 months ago

    Luann, grow up already!

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    Sue Ellen  3 months ago

    He’s not a toddler!

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    Caldonia  3 months ago

    Puppet show? Dear lord.

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    beb01  3 months ago

    Where to start, indeed. How about telling her the truth, that Piro finds her attempts to cheer him up overwhelming. I know Piro swore her to silence but since he won’t tell Luann to knock it off, she’ll just keep annoying him. Bernice telling Luann might be breaking her promise but it the best thing she can do for him. Getting Tara and Luann to leave him alone will help his emotional state.

    I’m just tired of all the characters being so stupid. Luann was so much smarter as a 13 year old then she is at 19.

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    RSH  3 months ago

    Don’t start!!! Let her make the freaking puppet show.

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    snsurone76  3 months ago

    Just put a match to Luann’s “project”, Bernice.

    I like to think that silent movie was an eye-opener for Bernice—that she’ll FINALLY grow up!

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    9thCapricorn  3 months ago

    Hopefully Bernice finds a way to explain to Luann why a puppet show isn’t helpful to Piro without revealing what they talked about. I believe Bernice values her friendship with Piro.

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    Wilkins068  3 months ago

    Get Dez over, a couple boxes of stick pins and make some voodoo dolls

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    BJShipley1  3 months ago

    A puppet show? Is Luann 8 years old?

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    wantcomicsnow2  3 months ago

    A puppet show? REALLY?? Why must G&K continually make Luann so stupid?

    That trope is really old and haggard, and it was never really all that funny.

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    GirlGeek Premium Member 3 months ago

    Luann stop with the stupid puppets

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    Mordock999 Premium Member 3 months ago


    It’s Piro NOT Shannon with the “problem,” Luann.

    And I’d suspect that even Shannon would balk at a “Cheer Me Up Puppet Show.”

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    comic reader 22  3 months ago

    Is Luann is making finger puppets?

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    Ellis97  3 months ago

    Luann, no more cheering him up. It won’t help him at all.

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    OneTime59  3 months ago

    Let’s have a cheer-up readers arc Monday.

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    diverbelle  3 months ago

    YES please.

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    basspro  3 months ago

    Wake up Luann!

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    SquidGamerGal  3 months ago

    Get a freakin’ clue, Luann! Piro doesn’t want or need any help! MIND YOUR OWN BUSINESS!!

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    [Traveler] Premium Member 3 months ago

    Bernice may not share his concerns, but she can tell Luann that the jokes don’t help

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    French Persons Premium Member 3 months ago

    Just give him a three-way, most men have that fantasy.

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    MS72  3 months ago

    Cue “The Lonely Goatherd” marionette scene from The Sound Of Music.

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    leighabc123  3 months ago

    Bernice is now between a rock and a hard place. Do she go along with Luann and annoy Piro? Or do she lose Piro’s trust and tell Luann how annoying she is to Piro?

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    ctolson  3 months ago

    But can Bernice stop LuAnn without spilling the beans?

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    Denver Reader Premium Member 3 months ago

    Oh Lord we’re going to have another week of this.

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    Aladar30 Premium Member 3 months ago

    I love Luann’s well-intentioned naivety. Dunno if Piro will be annoyed by this or not, but it’s always nice to see her creative side at work and Piro’s six little siblings could really enjoy a puppet show. Also, as naive as it is, the idea is said after both Bernice and Luann talk about Piro showing respect for his secret and sincere concern for his health. I know it’s unlikely to happen, but I hope that a future arc will show Piro during a session with his therapist, it would be very interesting.

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    Bernedoodle  3 months ago

    Piro needs to grow a pair and tell Tara and Luann that he appreciated their efforts and concerns. But, please STOP!

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    dalemcginnis  3 months ago

    just tell her that her jokes and whosit’s adventures are a part of whets dragging Piro down. That is true and not really violating Piro’s request not to tell anyone what his problem is

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    YorkGirl  Premium Member 3 months ago

    Well, Luann didn’t disappoint, right away firing questions and trying for another solution. She didn’t catch on that there is a reason for Piro’s pulling away. Bernice did well so far, but how will she tell a puppet show won’t help, (unless he brings his siblings along)! I’ve heard it takes a village, but is this the right one?

    Maybe Bernice can ask Piro if they would like to see a puppet show. I have no doubt Luann could provide a good one. However, his “secret” would be exposed.

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    Call me Ishmael  3 months ago

    Puppets? No ! Get serious, girl! Nude dancing would be far more effective.

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    BuckarooDave  3 months ago

    Sunday: TJ cooks up a storm!

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    DawnQuinn1  3 months ago

    She kept her promise…so far. No guarantees. Her comment in the last panel leaves things wide open to interpretation.

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    WilliamVollmer  3 months ago

    And, now were back to clueless Luann. Bernice CAN you explain to Luann that while Piro DOES need help, a puppet show isn’t going to do it, without blabbing all of Piro’s secrets?

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    Prescott_Philosopher   3 months ago

    Yet another, Karen soap.

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    luann1212  3 months ago

    Man are there a lot of noses being pulled around based on the comments I’ve read so far! Still focusing on Bernice’s inability to be a helping person she wants to be, particularly in this situation with Walt/Piro. Personally, I am hoping this will be a complicated, but ultimately a worthwhile relationship/“romance” ensues between Mr. troubled Mysterious, and Miss clueless, but vulnerable to love, and all it portends, Bernice. Of course the pressure of Tara and Luann, not telling. but dealing with her feelings (Bern) and her prepossesive friends. I ain’t predicting, but I hope this arc continues for at least one more week. This not a gag a day strip. There usually is a gag, wrapped up in, and part of a contonually evolving story.

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    liioliio  3 months ago

    One thing Bernice could do is tell Luann that she should ask Piro if there’s anything she can do to help him and that she should listen to what he has to say. That doesn’t cross any lines she shouldn’t.

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    comic reader 22  3 months ago

    It’s hard being Luann’s best friend, isn’t it, Bernice? Just let her make the puppets, it will prove to Piro that you didn’t blab his story.

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    carrissima  3 months ago

    Just because Luann’s ambition is to work with kids, it doesn’t mean she expects everyone to respond like kids do. Why must she continually be written so dense and immature?

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    lisfnord  3 months ago

    This is getting tired.

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    timzsixty9  3 months ago

    Kept her promise? the day ain’t over yet! Why doesn’t someone recommend that Luann babysit Piro’s charges….she already has experience with young kids. She can put on a puppet show for them!

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    preacherman  3 months ago

    I can’t believe I’m agreeing with Bernice.

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    MuddyUSA  Premium Member 3 months ago

    A Piro puppet show?

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    Tetonbil Premium Member 3 months ago

    OMG! Does anyone know where Lu could get a clue?

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    oakie9531  3 months ago

    Actually might give him a chuckle

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    sid w  3 months ago

    I think I know the one here who needs help!

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    Doug K  3 months ago

    Where to start? … How about with a “No.” … “It’s not a great idea.”

    … and “It’s not even a good idea.”

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    kenhense  3 months ago

    G & K are regressing Luann each arc. Will she wind up in diapers by the end of the year?

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    J. Scarbrough  3 months ago

    Well, as a puppeteer myself, I can at least give you an A for effort, Luann.

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    Terminal Frost Premium Member 3 months ago

    Sometimes, puppets are used even with adults, to help with illustrating a problem.Play therapy can also be used to treat issues faced by teenagers and adults. By adulthood, most people have lost their ability to playfully explore themselves. Play therapists are trained to help adolescents, adults, and even the elderly relearn the values of play. Playful exploration has been proven to enhance both cognitive and physical behaviors, and there is a significant amount of research from the fields of neurophysiology and molecular biology that supports play therapy as a valid therapeutic technique for those past childhood. A growing number of organizations and experts are dedicated to play research and advocacy, believing that play is important for people of all ages.Play has been shown to optimize learning, enhance relationships, and improve health and well-being. Adults and children engaged in a therapeutic alliance that focuses on play have an opportunity to choose from a variety of modalities such as movement (body play), sand play, dream play, nature play, social play, pretend (fantasy) play, creative play, storytelling, and vocal play. Play therapy may be used to address a variety of health challenges experienced by adults, especially if incorporated with other treatment modalities. One of the most significant benefits is that play can provide a comfortable and safe environment that may prompt an adult to approach more serious issues. Play therapy can be used to treat (in children or adults):

    Dementia, Grief and loss, Post traumatic stres,s Obsessions and compulsions ,Attention deficit hyperactivity, Mood issues, Anxiety, and Depression

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    Ryan Plut  3 months ago

    Puppet show??? What is she? Six years old now?

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    liberalnlovinit  3 months ago

    Luann – don’t just do something, sit there!

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    mistercatworks  3 months ago

    It’s going to take a restraining order and/or a “helpfulness” intervention.

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    Lord Hearteater  3 months ago

    Yeah, this is Bern stepping up, for once, but I still have the classic method-actor’s question in-mind: What’s her motivation?

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    DNCoyote  3 months ago

    I have to admit, Bernice is being very smart with Piro (and hopefully stops Luanne in time)

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    The Quiet One  3 months ago

    Not that kind of help Luann.

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    Waddling Eagle  3 months ago

    Um, yeah. You don’t “cheer up” depressed people. It just makes it worse. The thing to do is just be there for them, sit quietly with them if they wish, and just listen without offering advice.

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    QuietStorm27  3 months ago

    He needs space, Luann. No one needs a puppet show.

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    David Huie Green YouSupportWhatYouDoNotOppose  3 months ago

    Advise against it and move on.

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    astahl2003  3 months ago

    Piro needs money. A professional, of any sort, by definition, costs money. Babysitter or therapist, but this is a problem money can solve.

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    JPuzzleWhiz  3 months ago

    Wow. Karen has Bernice actually saying “Oh Lord,” instead of “Oh, Gaw”? O<[|;o)

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    shlomosports Premium Member 3 months ago

    What happened to volunteering at the nursery school? You clearly need something productive to do when you’re not in class.

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    Amina Rush  3 months ago

    I love that the puppet looks like Luann

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    nightflight  3 months ago

    These two will be around for a while longer, but they will always be maddeningly immature and resistant to any attempt to look “attractive”.

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