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9 Chickweed Lane gets a bit racy?

9 Chickweed Lane gets a bit racy

LA Times comic page readers got a bit of leggy Edda and Amos in a clothed missionary position with their breakfast earlier this month. Brooke McEldowney’s 9 Chickweed Lane is was running a story-line in which Amos climbs on stage to propose to Edda but somehow he ends up on top of Edda. The LA Times Assistant Managing Editor Alice Short said she ran it because to her it was clear it’s a “story about love, and I don’t believe anything untoward was intended.”

You can read some of the LA Times response over at the LA Times blog.

Community Comments

#1 Mike Lester
@ 11:56 am

This would look great on the side of a panel van cruising the hills above Los Angeles.

#2 David Jones
@ 12:07 pm

I remember one from YEARS ago that made that seem tame…

And people say my strip is too edgy to ever get syndicated. I think people are just telling me this because my strip is just SO bad… lolol……..

I think this Nine Chickweed Lane strip is very funny. I’ll give it an 8.5 out of 10 stars…..

#3 Randy Glasbergen
@ 6:02 pm

This cartoon seems awfully tame to me. Then again, I’ve got “Two and a Half Men” playing on the TV in my studio right now.

#4 Stacy Curtis
@ 11:42 pm

You know what’s racy?
Those two folks in the “Love is …” comic.
They never wear clothes.

#5 Doug Bratton
@ 5:19 am

For Stacy:

#6 Joe Engesser
@ 11:30 am

Substitute same gender ants, David…THAT would be cutting edge!

#7 David Jones
@ 2:14 pm

I see that the comments are turned off for 9 Chickweed Lane on GoComics……

#8 Joe Vissichelli
@ 9:10 am

I think the first panel alone would be enough for the side of a truck. It actually may seem more racy that way.

Isn’t it weird how it’s more controversial to have sex in comics than a guy in Calvin Klein barely-briefs on the side of a building?

#9 Stacy Curtis
@ 3:06 pm

Thanks, Doug! LOL

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