Monday, July 13, 2015

What Were You Doing When Bloom County Disappeared?

A blast from the past is not past anymore. Bloom County is back in print...well not in print but still. It seems that Berkely Breathed has decided that the time has come to bring our beloved, dorky clueless Opus back to life online. People like me that depended on the comic strip to get the day started with a laugh are, of course, very happy.

Bloom County 2015 now has it's own Facebook page (I know, can you imagine how confused Opus will be?) It is all very modern and up to date and trendy and handy. But it makes me a little nostalgic for the newspaper and all that it meant in our lives. All of a sudden I miss the crossword puzzles and the ladies section with recipes and Dear Abby and my husband reading the funny items from the inside pages in section III. Even though the times have changed, we at least have a little bit of that era back. As for me, I am very happy. Thank you Berkely Breathed. TBBFTH!

So, twenty-five years ago? Do you remember what you were doing in 1990?


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  1. I'd just moved to NYC, there were 2 jobs that didn't work out followed by a good one at Carnegie Hall, and I just about fell off my chair when I saw bloom county was back. HOORAY!

    1. We can always use some good news...a new job and Bloom County. It doesn't get much better than that!

  2. Oh, I didn't know about this. My husband and his dad are big fans. I'll spread the word. Thanks!

  3. Thanks for the heads up! I'm headed over there right now!

    Now, if they could just bring back Calvin and Hobbes...

    1. I know...the two strips seem to go together don't they? I have a grandson that has a mind that works like Calvin's. He is a kick in the seat of the pants! :)


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