Feeling lucky? We hope so because this coming Friday is Friday the 13th and a few days after that is St. Patrick's Day. In the spirit of those days of distinction, this week’s Top Ten Comics is a collection of comics on superstitions, lucky charms and funny observations about what causes good and bad luck to happen.
1. Dagwood Bumstead of “Blondie” figures it’s best to not to push his luck on Friday the 13th.
2. “Mother Goose and Grimm” shows why werewolves make for strange bedfellows with their bedtime routines.
3. Ed in “Arctic Circle” finds out the hard way why stepping on cracks is considered unlucky.
4. Tina, the titular character in “Tina’s Groove,” and her mother discuss the streak of bad luck caused by breaking a mirror.
5. One man’s unlucky day is a typical day for Dagwood Bumstead in “Blondie.”
6. Jill in “The Pajama Diaries” believes by worrying about unimaginable scenarios, she wards off real situations.
7. A female character in this “Six Chix” cartoon weighs the pros and cons of a picking up a lucky penny.
8. “Rhymes With Orange” breaks down the luck ratio of a lucky rabbit’s foot.
9. Oscar in “Arctic Circle” ponders the harm in a little superstition to prevent bad luck.
10. Finally, Magic’s dark underbelly: when you push your luck, it might push back!