The New York Daily News
proclaims that Lynn Johnston is
worthy of the "MVC (Most Valuable Comic) Award. . . . Her genius is
recognizing that ''normal'' is actually a little off-center.
For Better or For Worse
appears in more than 2,000 newspapers
in 23 countries and has a readership of more than 220
Lynn Johnston''s award-winning For Better or For Worse
comic strip is the world''s most popular strip in which characters
evolve through age and experience, rather than remaining frozen in
time. Fans appreciate that the daily doings of the Patterson family
often closely resemble their own.
* Featuring more than 43 weeks of strips, with Sundays in color,
this collection features Elizabeth''s developing teaching skills
working in a northern First Nation''s community, Mike and Deanna''s
move to Mrs. Saltzman''s upstairs apartment, April''s confrontation
of teenage issues like acne and self-image, while John and Elly
face middle-age ailments and the possibility of retirement.
* For Better of For Worse
has been syndicated since 1979
and has been named Best Syndicated Comic Strip by the National
Cartoonists Society. The strip boasts a lively Web presence at www.fborfw.com