Modern newspaper comics

I won’t even attempt to bring you up to date on the latest 9 Chickweed Lane story, which, by the way, I’m enjoying very much, but I often wonder if kids under 10 or 12 years old are still reading newspaper comics, with or without a parent or guardian. Further, and this is something I also wonder about, how would a parent explain this panel to a little kid?

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I mean, what would you say? “Well, there were Nazis and they were bad, and then there weren’t Nazis, and that was good, and… and… And then there was YOU! And you’re a complete miracle! Hey, isn’t it time for school?”