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So. the For Better or For Worse comic is going through repeats and the latest story line is about Elly being pregnant with a third child. I have NO recollection of this story line. Was it in the original strip, or is Lynn Johnston adding a new story line?

 
#1 - September 20, 2019, 05:25 PM

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I remember her being pregnant, but do you mean with April? The kids are Michael, Elizabeth, and April (I just Googled)...if there is ANOTHER pregnancy, then no, I don't recall either!
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I remember her being pregnant, but do you mean with April? The kids are Michael, Elizabeth, and April (I just Googled)...if there is ANOTHER pregnancy, then no, I don't recall either!

Wow, I guess it's been a long time--I don't remember April! Just Liz and Mike!
#3 - September 21, 2019, 08:08 AM

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I remember Elly being pregnant with April in the original strip. :old April was a teenager when the original strip ended. Lynn Johnston always aged the kids in the strip pretty fast.

LJ's art caught my eye before the FBoFW strip even began to run, so I always followed it with interest, but once the original strip ended with Liz's marriage, I considered it done.
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I think I was so wrapped up in the stories of Liz & Anthony and Michael & Deanna, and Mike's writing and getting published, at the end, that I guess I just blotted April out of my mind or something.  :)

I remember Farley and the near drowning of the daughter, but thought it was Liz.
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and Mike's writing and getting published

This spawned a GIGANTIC off-topic thread on these boards that ran for pages, way back in the day. Mike typed his first novel in the attic, sent it to one publisher, and got a surprise check in the mail for $25K. That plot point got absolutely *roasted* here. Of course, this was precisely because the comic strip had so many faithful fans.
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This spawned a GIGANTIC off-topic thread on these boards that ran for pages, way back in the day. Mike typed his first novel in the attic, sent it to one publisher, and got a surprise check in the mail for $25K. That plot point got absolutely *roasted* here. Of course, this was precisely because the comic strip had so many faithful fans.

LOL! Yes, that really was a fictional plot! :D
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