Today we have a Peanuts strip from January 5, 1966 (disregard the date in the panels as that refers to the date GoComics republished it; I look up the original publication dates in the Peanuts wiki). Today features the bird which is the predecessor to Woodstock (who didn't come along for another two months, and who was unnamed for a little over four years afterward) annoying Snoopy by bragging of being the proverbial "early bird":
It's been quite a while since we featured one of Jason Love's Snapshots. So today we will.
Our favorite animal rights-oriented cartoonist Dan Piraro makes an early appearance this year with this Bizarro from one year ago today. Jerry Springer, eat your heart out.
Here is a Ziggy which was in the newspaper one year ago today (although as with many Ziggy panels, it may have been a repeat of an earlier one, in which case I don't know the original date). Talk about having your wings clipped ...
Beginning the new year with this Speed Bump which began last year* in the newspapers:
* - I should note that I always hold 'toons for at least a year before posting them here.
We wrap up the year with an appropriate Dogs of C-Kennel strip from December 31, 2011. If you're going out to celebrate New Year's tonight, please don't imbibe and then think you can drive yourself home!
Free Range from December 29, last year. Nice to see that bird knows who his friends are now that he's made it.
Non Sequitur from six years ago today ... who knew?
WuMo from one year ago yesterday. There are those who hope this sort of thing really happens ...
A rare appearance by Heathcliff, from this date in 2011. How convenient that the travel agency is next door to the pet store: