100: Family Circus

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Family Circus
This was my friend David's idea
Title text: This was my friend David's idea

Explanation

Family Circus is a comic characterized by single-pane round comics with a caption below the comic. Jeff is a character in the Family Circus and the dotted line wanderings are a frequent theme of Family Circus comics. Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a mental illness that compels the sufferer to perform repetitive actions. Common symptoms include, but are not restricted to, excessive hand washing and repeated opening and closing of a door.

The comic depicts the character Jeffy as having Obsessive-compulsive disorder, and traces his movements over a period of time. The dotted line that depicts his movements returns frequently to the kitchen sink, presumably to wash his hands.

Transcript

[Picture shows a pathway winding through trees to a sink inside a house, out to some swings and back to the sink, out to a ball and back to the sink...]
Caption: Jeffy's ongoing struggle with obsessive-compulsive disorder


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Discussion

Is it more than Pointless (<<< No full stop either, just to be consistent) 108.162.249.205 13:42, 21 August 2014 (UTC)

In the real Family Circus, isn't it Billy who leaves those paths? 173.245.50.174 04:28, 8 September 2015 (UTC)