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Zippy the Pinhead Misses the Boat on Boston’s Lobster Mickey

The hardworking staff yields to no man in our respect and admiration for Bill Griffith’s Zippy the Pinhead comic strip. But today’s strip in the Boston Globe is, well, kind of chuckleheaded. Notice the caption lower right: “Real Statue in … Continue reading

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Boston Sunday Globe Dumps Zippy The Pinhead (‘Are We Having None Yet?’)

This is an outrage. From yesterday’s Boston Globe: Seriously? Here’s WuMo from yesterday’s Globe comics page:     And here’s yesterday’s Ask Shagg:     How stupid are those strips? And how Zippy is this (via – God help us … Continue reading

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Tip o’ the Pinhead to Zippy (Talking Statues Edition)

Bill Griffith’s Zippy the Pinhead is the strip comics-lovers love not to understand. But yesterday’s installment didn’t tax the brain too much.     We officially dub him Zippy the Eighth. Special bonus: That asterisk in the second panel leads to … Continue reading

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Zippy To Speak Out On Boston Globe’s Dumping ‘Zippy’

After the hardworking staff posted this yesterday about the Boston Sunday Globe’s scandalous jettisoning of Zippy from its comics pages, we wrote to Bill Griffith to let him know we were on the record with our protests. And here’s what … Continue reading

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Zippying Us Back To 89th & Third

The hardworking staff is a longtime fan of Bill Griffith’s (pin)headscratching Zippy comic strip, and today’s installment is especially welcome. We grew up in the shadow of the Third Avenue El, not to mention downwind of the venerable Ruppert Brewery. … Continue reading

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