Tuesday, July 29, 2014

1969: All of the PEANUTS Silent Penultimate Daily Panels

The silent penultimate panel was coined to describe the wordless next-to-last comic strip panel. It's that moment when the characters pause and we have that moment of anticipation, building up the final panel gag.

Silent means no dialogue, and, that means panels like this one below are in the wrong:

February 10, 1969:
2-10-69

Here are all of the PEANUTS (PEANUTS © 2012 PEANUTS Worldwide LLC ) silent penultimate panels from 1969, pulled out of their context, and thrust our here by themselves. 

Why? 

Well, each one of them are little squares of Schulz-drawn oblique goodness. Is there an element of zen here? That's up to the beholder. 

These were scanned from THE COMPLETE PEANUTS 1969-1970, Fantagraphics, 2008.

"You have Sparky's magic in your hands right now. Go on, read it. It's here for everyone." – Mo Willems, from his introduction


1-7-69

1-10-69

1-14-69

2-4-69

2-7-69

2-12-69

2-15-69

2-20-69

3-3-69

3-12-69

3-21-69

4-3-69

4-7-69
4-19-69
4-21-69


5-1-69

5-5-69


5-6-69

5-9-69

5-12-69

5-13-69

5-14-69

5-22-69

5-31-69

6-27-69

7-7-69

7-23-69

7-26-69

7-28-69

7-29-69

8-1-69

8-4-69


8-11-69

8-13-69


8-15-69

8-18-69

8-19-69

8-21-69

8-22-69

8-23-69

8-26-69

8-27-69



8-28-69

8-29-69

8-25-69

9-4-69

9-6-69

9-16-69

9-27-69

9-29-69

9-30-69

10-8-69

10-18-69

10-23-69
10-27-69

10-28-69

11-1-69

11-4-69

11-11-69

11-24-69


12-5-69

12-9-69