April 27, 2020


By Checker Bot

Updated 05-May-2020.

Mondo shtuff from around the internet, all about 9 CHICKWEED LANE!

9 Chickweed Lane by Brooke McEldowney for August 28, 2017 | GoComics.com

9 Chickweed Lane by Brooke McEldowney for October 29, 2007 | GoComics.com: “Is it usual for the best man to carry the bride and groom up the aisle?” “Seth likes an efficient wedding.”

9 Chickweed Lane by Brooke McEldowney for November 12, 2016 | GoComics.com: Man: So, I gather you will be doing most of the flying? Woman: I need to log the hours anyway. Man: Okay, then I’ll take a nap. your father knows about this, by the way, right? Woman: Sweet dreams, laurence. Man: oh, um…right.

9 Chickweed Lane by Brooke McEldowney for September 20, 2010 | GoComics.com: Kiesl says, “The truth is, I married a pretty, young girl years ago, and so potent was her hold on me that I never could wrest myself loose of her. It wasn’t a religious marriage or a civil one… it was a bond that rooted in my heart and remained there, growing and possessing me.” Gran says, “Where did you marry her?” Kiesl says, “At a P.O.W. camp in England in 1944.” Kiesl says, “I fell in love and made her my fiancee and married her all during the first song she sang for the prisoners.” Gran says, “Don’t you think you might have let her in on the secret?” Kiesl says, “At the time I felt I daren’t. But now…” Kiesl says, “…I do.”

9 Chickweed Lane by Brooke McEldowney for November 22, 2010 | GoComics.com: Gran says, “Seth, how are you?” Seth says, “Great, Edna. How is Vienna this time of year? And how is your new husband?” Gran says, “Kiesl and Vienna are gorgeous. I was wondering if Edda is around. I haven’t talked to her in a while.” Seth says, “Um… no, she isn’t, but there’s a complete stranger watching my television. Maybe we’d better hang up so I can call the police, Edna.” Man says, “Oh, is that mother?”

9 Chickweed Lane by Brooke McEldowney for August 03, 2010 | GoComics.com: Juliette says, “That’s it?… You both just walked off into the sunset together?” Gran says, “Well, not exactly a sunset.” Bill says, “I’ll bet you never imagined yourself heading out to Omaha.” Gran says, “No, I can honestly say that isn’t what I imagined.”

9 Chickweed Lane by Brooke McEldowney for January 03, 2015 | GoComics.com: Woman: you took your time rescuing me. Man: you didn’t exactly leave a trail of bread crumbs. Man: So don’t I get any thanks? Woman: Take me to paris and marry me. then I’ll thank you. Woman: Merci. Man: De rien.

9 Chickweed Lane by Brooke McEldowney for November 23, 2009 | GoComics.com: Juliette says, “What did he mean by”give comfor to the enemy”?” Gran says, “Just that he wanted me to do things that might be looked upon as disloyal.” Soldier says, “And you have to volunteer.: Gran says, “To commit treason?” Soldier says, “It will only look like treason…to the guys… you’ve been singing for…to our guys.” Gran says, “Why?” Soldier says, “BEcause you’ll be singing for their guys.”

9 Chickweed Lane by Brooke McEldowney for March 10, 2020 | GoComics.com

9 Chickweed Lane by Brooke McEldowney for October 06, 2011 | GoComics.com: *no text*

9 Chickweed Lane by Brooke McEldowney for October 12, 2011 | GoComics.com: Nun: I forgot to ask, what is the baby’s name? Man: diane was adamant about that. Her name is Florence Anne. Man: she looked kind of stunned. Woman: It was sister steven’s christian name before she entered the novitiate. nun: Is your nose still running, sister? nun: Just get me ten more boxes of tissues, pronto. and lock the door.

9 Chickweed Lane by Brooke McEldowney for September 25, 2013 | GoComics.com: Man: All I’ve ever done is odd jobs-assist on farms, clean rain gutters, prune limbs, plant trees. Now here I am marrying my boss, an accomplished, respected, professional, a beautiful woman with a degree in veterinary medicine, blessed with a thriving practice…while I… Man: I am just a sweaty laborer with the body of an adonis, fluency in four languages, and a Ph.D. in French rococo art, specializing in jean honore fragonard. Man: can you still respect me? Woman: I’ll try.

9 Chickweed Lane by Brooke McEldowney for October 25, 2006 | GoComics.com: “I was wondering if you’d like to join me on my rounds sometime…see what a former student has done with herself. How about Tuesday at six?” “Six A.M.? I don’t really…” “It’ll just be me and Sven.” “…Sven? Tiny hips, huge shoulders? He used to clean my gutters.” “Yes, well, he’s a veterinary technician these days…He does ‘technical’ things for me, like carry whole bulls.” “I’ll be there at six sharp.”

9 Chickweed Lane by Brooke McEldowney for September 28, 2013 | GoComics.com: Thorax: Do you, sven, take fleurette to heave and to hoard from this fay doorward, for pitcher or roarer, in hickness and in stealth, and sore faking all mothers. Be faithful to her as long as long as you shall live?
Man: Golly, she’s so wonderful and sweet and pretty, how couldn’t I? Thorax: And do you, fleurette, take sven to….well let’s just skip ahead.

9 Chickweed Lane by Brooke McEldowney for March 09, 2013 | GoComics.com: Woman: Sven, I want to thank you for purloining twinkly and rocky for me. Man: I didn’t mind at all, dr. spocket. Woman: And could we dispense with the formality? just call me fleurrie…..would you like to go out to dinner? Man: I don’t think I Can, doctor. I’m your employee. It would seem wrong. woman: Oh. well…. woman: …you’re fired! Man: you can take this job and shove it! Woman: Seven o clock? Man: I’ll be ready….fleurrie.

9 Chickweed Lane by Brooke McEldowney for March 02, 2013 | GoComics.com: Woman: when I told Sven what I had done with twinkly, he was so embarrassed. Woman: do you realize, when you talk about sven, little hearts actually materialize around your head? Woman: right now I can make out at least ten. Woman: Juliette….! Man: where would you like twinkly and rocky, dr. spocket? And if you could tell me soon, I’d really appreciate it.

9 Chickweed Lane by Brooke McEldowney for November 04, 2006 | GoComics.com: “I’m going to break my leg?! How?!” “I can’t say. That would corrupt the timeline.” “That’s ridiculous. No one would credit a word you’re saying. It’s all just insane.” “Then Sven will carry you to the hospital, after which, propinquity will evolve into passion, and he will offer himself up to you as your love slave.” “…Um…so, is this fracture going to hurt a lot?”

9 Chickweed Lane by Brooke McEldowney for July 19, 2007 | GoComics.com: “One would think, after all these years of commuting around the universe and across time barriers via a quantum anomaly in the tractor shed, as you claim, you’d have something more to show for it.” “Ah… well… my fingers do get a bit pruney.” “And to think I doubted you.”

9 Chickweed Lane by Brooke McEldowney for November 08, 2008 | GoComics.com: Amos thinks, “She was right, it did get rid of my hiccups

9 Chickweed Lane by Brooke McEldowney for September 21, 2010 | GoComics.com: Juliette says, “Gran says she didn’t take any time to get used to Vienna. She’s speaking German just about exclusively… and someone yesterday addressed her as Gnadige Frau Kiesl.” Edda says, “What will you do now with both of us out of the house?” Juliette says, “Oh, I’ll take up the slack.” Elliott says, “Would you like some whipped cream in your cup of hot cocoa?” Elliott says, “And may I interject that as much as you liked my metaphor…” Elliott says, “…I have my reservations about your idiom.”

‘9 Chickweed Lane’: I can’t be the only one utterly riveted by this comic strip, right?: Image Credit: United Feature Syndicate, Inc.For roughly the past ten months, I have been utterly transfixed by the comic 9 Chickweed Lane. I’ve actually been a…

9 Chickweed Lane by Brooke McEldowney for February 21, 2015 | GoComics.com: Gran: He was so insistent we name you juliette martine. Woman: I always wondered why. Woman: I guess I could have asked. gran: He never would have told you.

9 Chickweed Lane by Brooke McEldowney for February 20, 2015 | GoComics.com: Woman: I was told they buried her right where she fell…..along with the reputation of a collaborator. Gran: not long after you were born, bill traveled to france by himself for what he called unfinished business. This must have been it.

9 Chickweed Lane by Brooke McEldowney for August 04, 2010 | GoComics.com: Juliette says, “I have to admit, I didn’t expect quite such a story when you said you were going to tell me how you met and fell in love with dad.” Gran says, “I didn’t say that was how I met and fell in love with your dad. I said that was how I met and fell in love with your father.” Gran says, “Um… Juliette…” Gran says, “…Juliette?”

9 Chickweed Lane by Brooke McEldowney for September 29, 2017 | GoComics.com

9 Chickweed Lane by Brooke McEldowney for December 12, 2019 | GoComics.com

9 Chickweed Lane by Brooke McEldowney for September 11, 2017 | GoComics.com

9 Chickweed Lane by Brooke McEldowney for September 26, 2017 | GoComics.com

My botty best at summarizing from Wikipedia: 9 Chickweed Lane is an american comic strip written and drawn by Brooke McEldowney . it follows the fortunes of three generations of the burber family: Edna, Juliette, and Edda the comic has been criticized for its “libidinous hot-plot lines” and the enthusiastic sexuality of its characters . around 1995, McEldowney moved to digitally-based production, using his computer as 9 chickweed Lane has more intriguing layouts and paneling decisions than anything else in newspaper comics of the last twenty years . reviewers who dislike the comic for other reasons applaud its design qualities . Edda graduated early from her Catholic high school and moved to new york city . how he arranges panels and why he puts them exactly what he put in them . she married her longtime sweetheart Amos on September 11, 2017 . on December 12 2019, she found out she is pregnant with twin girls, who were born in the first week of March 2020 . Juliette Martine Kiesl she learned she is the product of a brief relationship her mother had with an Austrian opera singer, Peter Kiesl . in her youth she was a beautiful, talented USO singer and spy for Allied Intelligence during her life is told in an extended year-long flashback sequence, begun in October 2009 . during that time she had a relationship with Lt. Peter Kiesl, an Austrian Wehrmacht POW . they Gran graduated from the same school as her and went on to study at Juilliard . they consummated their love after Edda performed a dance with Amos providing a piano accompaniment in 2004 renewed their love at a music he also appears in McEldowney’s online strip Pibgorn . on Oct. 4, 2017 he was revealed to be Sven’s father . Elliott Greene – Juliette’s love in 2006, Juliette accepted the most recent in his long series of marriage proposals, and they were married by Thorax . she has a crush on Mark, who remains her friend while gently rebuffing her advances . Isabel Florin – a pianist who accompanies Amos’ practice on cello, she likes Amos Fleurrie Spocket married her longtime veterinary technician, Sven . he is fluent in four languages and has a Ph.D. in art history . as of the October 4, 2017 strip, he is revealed to be Thorax’s son . Sister Steven – a mother superior who runs the Catholic school . Diane Durly – Formerly Sister Aramus they married in the October 30, 2007 strip, after a long courtship . became parents to a daughter, Florence Anne, in the March 10, 2020 strip . has since become a mother to five more children, according to the the cat who would become Solange first appeared on march 23, 1999 . the animal characters in the strip consisted of a whippet named Rudyard, succeeding a greyhound named Divot, and a spot-e as a young lieutenant, he saw Edna perform for the Allied troops and helped recruit her for a spying mission at a British POW camp housing German prisoners . seriously injured on D Day, Martine Juliette Clocqueur-O’Malley worked as a double agent with the Nazi German forces during the occupation of France during World War II . she and Bill fell in love and were married within days of the he has a long-standing heterosexual relationship with his wife . but he was accused by seth of being a closeted homosexual . he’s since come out of the closet, placing considerable stress on his Xiulan ha’penny Yuan is a highly regarded cellist from a wealthy family . she once challenged amos at the 2008 Brussels competition as a runner-up . he Xiulan’s husband, a pianist at juilliard, has a large ego . he once irritated the Pope after a performance for him when he mistook him for Nan-Lin Peel was hired by Xiulan to be an assistant to manage Arthur Peel . she became the inspiration behind his erotically-charged “Reverie” she became his wife despite their age