40. A Doonesbury Retrospective 1980 to 1989 by Garry Trudeau

By Garry Trudeau

Created through the crew that introduced you The whole a long way Side and The entire Calvin and Hobbes, the big anthology 40 marks Doonesbury's40th anniversary by means of studying extensive the characters that experience given the strip such power. This moment quantity of the four-volume publication version of 40 covers the years 1980 to 1989 for the distinguished caricature strip.

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D. as the strip’s tent-pole characters. It was my first and last concession to editorial balance, and I quickly subverted it. As Doonesbury opened wide and gained momentum, a supporting cast converged from all directions: Zonker, avatar of high hippie slackness; Joanie, accidental feminist; Ginny, post–civil rights era black striver; and Rev. Scot Sloan, social justice warrior. D. Mike Doonesbury Mark Slackmeyer Phil Slackmeyer Zonker Harris Barbara Ann Boopstein Nguyen Van Phred Bernie Rufus Jackson Rev.

The GIs in the field reading the strip in Stars and Stripes knew better, but many of them told me later they were just glad that someone was paying attention to them. As I left Vietnam, I knew it was time to revisit Phred in the strip. Since diplomatic relations had been normalized in 1994, thousands of American vets had been going back. ’s turn. I dispatched him to Ho Chi Minh City where he reconnects with his former foe, now a deputy minister of permitting. D. are standing in the killing fields of their youth.

Alex was only born in 1988, but now, from her shaky perch as an insecure undergraduate she rules. The strip’s original animating idea—that it’s inherently interesting to watch a generation come of age—repeats itself. Of course, not all the newer characters are young—Elias, the Vet Center counselor; Cora, the sexual trauma specialist; Sherm, the studio owner; and Dr. Shipley, the community college prof, are all grizzled veterans, but with those characters, the fun is in the reverse engineering. The reveal lies not in what they become, but in how they became what they are.

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