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Denver Post underwhelmed with comic protest
Once upon a time, a newspaper cut comic strips knowing it could be unleashing the hounds by way of calls and letters from readers angered by a disruption of cherished routines. But this far, the Post hasn’t been deluged after cutting a baker’s dozen of strips, including iconic favorites like Doonesbury and Peanuts, while keeping dead wood like Beetle Bailey and Blondie. Is it an indication that most comics fans get their fix online these days?
The article goes on to say that the Post editor Greg Moore has gotten “zip” of an email response and back in 2010 when they dropped 21 features they did so “without being pilloried.”