Tuesday, April 26, 2011

January 22, 1954: One, two, three....

Lucy's expression in the first panel may seem silly, but it conceals the seriousness with which she will bring to her task.  Lucy counting stars is a common running gag in the early days of Peanuts.

1 comment:

  1. A rare use of halftones for the gray in frames 1, 3 and 4. Halftones pop up occasionally in the very early Peanuts strips, but Schulz seems to have abandoned the technique quickly.