Luann by Greg Evans and Karen Evans for April 13, 2024

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    lvlax  2 months ago

    Typical.. Bets didn’t follow through and give Stef a piece of her mind. Stef walks all over them.

    It’s sort of funny that the authors admit that Luann is pretty much an air-head.

    I wonder if Luann will agree to their branding proposal.. or will she tell them to buzz off?

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    TampaFanatic1  2 months ago

    “Vacant”; hmm not exactly accurate. She is kind with good intentions but often makes poor decisions, often due to her interactions with Bernice. At least Tiff and Bets did not label her “wishy-washy” like Lucy branded Charlie Brown.

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    Johnny Q Premium Member 2 months ago

    I had a feeling Luann would become their guinea pig…

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    Joe1962 Premium Member 2 months ago

    What a rip off Stef was the perfect test run. Luann does not fit bill, because as IvIax, said she is a air-head.!

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    WomanWarrior  2 months ago

    Does Luann have a spare $500 lying around?

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    PaulAbbott2  2 months ago

    Oh we’re so pretty. Oh so pretty. We’re vacant

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    luann1212  2 months ago

    LuAnn is the brand; now she. is going to be rebranded? To what end? Lets see.

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    Rhetorical_Question   2 months ago

    Amazing Vacancy

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    Rhetorical_Question   2 months ago

    The rebranding outcome? Luann almost skydive!

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    nightflight  2 months ago

    I still don’t understand this “brand” thing, but I do know that Greg could make the 12 Days of Christmas last to the 1st day of Summer.

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    9thCapricorn  2 months ago

    Les is such an oxymoron. A bad boy cat guy. And of course. Luann is the perfect test subject for their product.

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    David Huie Green ForceIsAUsefulFiction  2 months ago

    “I’m surprised you’re not surprised too.”

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    beb01  2 months ago

    This goes beyond “Jumping the Shark.” It goes beyond stupid.

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    kenhense  2 months ago

    Hey – Gunther is not “perfectly sweet.” He has more than his share of issues.

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    kenhense  2 months ago

    I don’t like “vacant” for Luann – sounds like she’s a dummy – she’s not. But yes Luann has fewer notable personality characteristics and maybe she could use a brand.

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    MarieStanford  2 months ago

    Given the Luann character was based on the strip’s creator’s daughter, and that same daughter now has a ‘hand’ in the strip, seems like she’d be a bit offended by this lol

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    Amina Rush  2 months ago

    Luann has a brand. She’s wholesome, kind and easygoing.

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    Wilkins068  2 months ago

    I noticed the ‘vacant’ sign pointing to Luann’s head. Gerg an Karen must be readin some of the comments here cause some of th commenters say Luann doesnt do much, got no direction in life, and hasnt got much of a brain.

    Mebbe it’s been a 20 year long setup for the ‘Vacant’ head gag. Talk about patience..

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    wolfiiig  2 months ago

    Don’t go near Bernice until she does her doctoral dissertation. And forgive me for bringing it up until she meets that grad school guy doing his dissertation on Nietzche and Wager’s Ring Cycle. Please, with Bernie there’s no alternative. Perfect match but ignored by Greg and Karen. It’s a fit. But thanks for the strip! He’s got to be a Dead Head into half hour jams of Dark Star. Bernie’s dream guy.

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    pekelopan Premium Member 2 months ago

    This is a good way to bring Luann into the story arc. The strip is called Luann so she should be in it occasionally.

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    French Persons Premium Member 2 months ago

    Can we just end this arc already? How about something more interesting… like a massive earthquake hits? They do live in Southern California…

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    Mordock999 Premium Member 2 months ago

    Ah, don’t be so hard on Luann. (And Karen)

    “Branding” Luann is actually a GOOD idea.

    Lu has been (re)branded before kinda, back in high school, when she changed her hair-do. And It was a BIG improvement IMO.

    And Re-Lax.

    There’s no friggin’ way that Luann is gonna PAY these ladies 500 bucks.

    Besides. There is a SLIM possibility that BATUB will soon, quickly SHIFT its focus from “branding” Luann to “branding” the other young lady that lives in casa DeGroot: Bernice.

    And THAT would be a Heroic Public Service. ;-)

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    beb01  2 months ago

    I think “Luann” could use a New Rule — no story arc to last more than two weeks. These month-long stories where people talk about their feelings without doing anything are killing the strip.

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    Binky Premium Member 2 months ago

    This should be interesting IF Luan accepts their offer. ( ͡~ ͜ʖ ͡°)

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    mgl179  2 months ago

    I wonder if G&K read their own comic. As time goes on it’s seeming that they’re getting more and more desperate for ideas and some way to try to tie silly concepts together.

    If Tiff and Toxic Bets need a test subject to rebrand, they should look in the mirror first.

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    Ellis97  2 months ago

    I take back what I said about Stef being the perfect client. Luann is the perfect client. She’s as ditzy, air-headed and hyperactive as they come. Basically, she’s Pepper Ann without the glasses and orange hair.

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    GerryRoss  2 months ago

    She’s pretty…pretty VACANT!

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    Aladar30 Premium Member 2 months ago

    This is a surprise indeed and I love it! Still think Bernice would need their help more (and maybe she’ll be the second test). But Luann offers way more possibilities, working with her is surely more fun and she has expressed the desire to change many times. Tiffany would also want to repay her for how she listened and advised her during the pool party. I don’t think Bets and Tiffany know Luann wants to be a writer, maybe that will be the theme of the rebrand.

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    ranelson43  2 months ago

    They’re there for Bern

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    Ignatz Premium Member 2 months ago

    Bets, a “brand” is for products, and a way to sell and make money. If you aren’t selling it, you don’t need one. She’s not an entertainer. I hope Luann isn’t stupid enough to pay someone to advertise herself.

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    C C  2 months ago

    So true! I’ve long complained that Luann is the least interesting character in this strip.

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    preacherman Premium Member 2 months ago

    I thought Batubs was about rebranding. If so, Les is your man.

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    Droptma Styx  2 months ago

    “This is a surprise!” “Not really.” Meta joke of the week.

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    maxiesmom2 Premium Member 2 months ago

    Not yet another week of this pointless & boring arc?

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    Meg: All Seriousness Aside  2 months ago

    Brandless and brainless.

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    hoffquotes2  2 months ago

    They said they hadn’t early class and Tiffany never even changed out of her work clothes

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    mountainclimber  2 months ago

    Why does Tiffany have fat lips while Betts and Luann have no lips at all? Just trying to elevate my interest . . .

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    MuddyUSA  Premium Member 2 months ago

    Luann’s head is vacant….reallly?

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    nonoyobeezwaks  2 months ago

    I’m disappointed that bets didn’t rebrand herself to become a lamp-wielding warrior.

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    comic reader 22  2 months ago

    Does Tiffany wear her work uniform all the time now? It’s kind of like Stef in the cheerleader outfit I guess.

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    kaycstamper  2 months ago

    I’m kind of outbranded on this comic lately…

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    lemonbaskt  2 months ago

    panal two should have been shadow art

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    The Old Wolf  2 months ago

    “Vacant.” Well, that’s perfectly on-brand if you ask me. Luann is a sweet character, but def not the sharpest knife in the drawer.

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    GirlGeek Premium Member 2 months ago

    Please let this die!!

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    nonoyobeezwaks  2 months ago

    Who knows, maybe they’ll rebrand Puddles too.

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    Cole Rene Premium Member 2 months ago

    Maybe, just dont humiliate Luann. She doesnt deserve that.

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    RSH  2 months ago

    Maybe Luann does need to develop a “brand” for herself; when she sits down to answer the questions she will come to realize that there is nothing in particular that defines her as person, a student etc. The fact that she doesn’t have a “brand” (as others do) may be the one thing that motivates her.

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    locake  2 months ago

    I thought it was late at night and they both had an early morning class. Apparently not the middle of the night if they went to visit Luann. And it is amazing that Tiffany did not change out of her work clothes yet.

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    wantcomicsnow2  2 months ago

    A lot of people are saying that Bernice is the one that needs rebranding, but I doubt Bernice would agree to it, any more than Stefi would have agreed to it. Both Bernice and Stefi consider themselves to be absolutely perfect just the way they are, so why would they want to change?

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    rob  2 months ago

    Please end this arc or I’ll miss another week.

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    erinurse2000  2 months ago

    so….Tiff thinks Gun is “perfectly sweet”….hmm

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    mindjob  2 months ago

    She’s pretty vacant. Sounds like a song title….

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    Lord Hearteater  2 months ago

    I see this as a reversal of Lu helping Gun on DatePic, leading to Bets. Here’s Bets doing something that looks nearly tailor-made for Lu to gain a new guy in her life.

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    JPuzzleWhiz  2 months ago

    Typical Karen Evans, showing us all once again how she hates the title character so much. She just couldn’t resist another chance to use Luann as her personal punching bag.

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    limarick  2 months ago

    P L E A S E ! ! ! Let this be the end of this arc!

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    WilliamVollmer  2 months ago

    Luann needs major improvement in most areas, not just “rebranding.”

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    Pipe Tobacco Premium Member 2 months ago

    I think this is rather mean-spirited. Luann is not vacant. She does not need a “brand”. She is just a generally quiet, generally peaceful college student trying to figure herself out. IMO, the “brand” that Bets and Tiff may make up for Luann would not be helpful, but more likely either kind of mean (if it goes against who she is) or will be something that Luann feels driven to try to be (at the expense of who she IS or in order to feel like she “fits in”). I am disappointed in today’s comic.

    Luann is fine how she is.

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    Gen.Flashman  2 months ago

    Tiffany certainly does not know many people-roommates, coworkers and couple of people from high school, no boy friend. Will the branding be post Luann’s profile on eharmony?

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    nightflight  2 months ago

    Stef knows how to percolate her hormones and stir up a guy’s whatever, as well. She doesn’t need any re-branding, her vibes will say it all.

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    RSH  2 months ago

    This is the 2nd time Luann is the guinea pig for someone’s project. The 1st time was when Bern analyzed how she engaged with different guys; she agreed and volunteered herself. Now this, which seems a little more targeted to things Luann could do for herself. If it helps her think about who she is and where she wants to go (in life) that’s great, but if she ends up with a brand that discourages and is hurtful that would be bad but also bad for business i.e. if Bets and Tiff ended up doling out negative or unrealistic images for people.

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    BuckarooDave  2 months ago

    Sunday: Frank and Nancy wonder about their kids. :-/

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    billdaviswords  2 months ago

    So a branding company name that sounds like “bathtubs” was a good idea?!

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    nightflight  2 months ago

    Tiffany: less clothing, please.

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    Solomon J. Behala Premium Member 2 months ago

    Didn’t Tiffany try rebranding Bernice back in the day?

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    TravelinMan  2 months ago

    We’re going to see the Dolly Parton costume again.

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    nightflight  2 months ago

    Artist in charge, please give Tiffany back her neck. She used to be an eye catching girl and now you are frump-a-tizing her. And, once and for all, get rid of that annoying Gunther and send his con girl playmate along with him.

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    Fuzzy Kombu  2 months ago

    Ok, admit it — did you too think, “Yep, that’s our girl!” and then feel a bit guilty?

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    IlonaHerbert  2 months ago

    That actually made me laugh.

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