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Herald-Sun drops Shoe, Bizarro for Family Circus and Born Loser

The Herald-Sun in Durham, NC has posted news that they are replacing Shoe with The Born Loser and brining back the Family Circus (replacing Bizarro). The editor cites saving money as one of the reasons for making the change.

Community Comments

#1 John Cole
@ 11:09 am

No one in management at that newspaper should be permitted to write a single word about political cartoonists, except to say, “we eliminated ours.”

#2 Daniel Boris
@ 11:23 am

Now THAT is comedy…

#3 Jeff Darcy
@ 11:34 am

This is being done to save money? So Born Loser and
Family Circus are cheaper? Sounds like Brutus and Jeffy need
a raise

#4 David Jones
@ 12:02 pm

Not sure how “cheaper” is a reason… two strips for two other strips? It is a dog eat dog world out there I guess!

FYI syndicates, I am VERY cheap!!! That is what people tell me anyways….

#5 Darryl Heine
@ 12:32 pm

When did the Herald-Sun drop Family Circus?

#6 Terry LaBan
@ 1:09 pm

If you think about it, it kind of figures that a strip called “Born Loser” would be dirt cheap.

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