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Old 08-13-2019, 12:25 PM
Steve McQwark is offline
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Originally Posted by Czarcasm View Post
They should rename the strip "Toxic Troubles". One kid gets kidnapped and presumed dead, her older sister starts up a business that is swallowed up by a sinkhole, her movie star best friend abandons her as the business is disappearing(literally), a major character marries a woman who turns out to be a spy with a "Red Reddington" type of father who gets the title character involved in illegal hijinks that put him in jail....and that's just some of the plot points from the last year and a half. At least Mary Worth has the occasional happy ending.
In fairness, a lot of those storylines were in motion before Francesco Marciuliano took over the strip. Although, as I recall, the sinkhole was his doing.