by The King

This week, Tuesday's Top Ten Comics pays homage to The Tooth Fairy with a collection of smile-inducing Tooth Fairy-inspired comics. The Tooth Fairy, one of children's favorite bedtime visitors, is an American tradition with European and superstitious roots. The Tooth Fairy magically knows each time a child's baby tooth falls out, and will arrive that night giving a gift in exchange for the tooth. If, for some reason, a tooth is lost (as was the case in the "Baby Blues" comic below) or the child is away at Grandma's house or on vacation, The Tooth Fairy always knows and will still leave a gift. 

1. Dolly of “The Family Circus” wants to hire the Tooth Fairy for a job.

Family Circus, January  8, 2015 http://funni.es/18EPSWs
Family Circus, January 8, 2015 http://funni.es/18EPSWs


2. Jill Kaplan, the mother in “The Pajama Diaries” with the mile long to-do list, commits a common parenting no-no.

Pajama Diaries, October 8, 2014 http://funni.es/1Cj7CTG
Pajama Diaries, October 8, 2014 http://funni.es/1Cj7CTG


3. Beetle Bailey's Sarge gets a note from the Tooth Fairy.

Beetle Bailey, December 22, 2012 http://funni.es/1wKdFte
Beetle Bailey, December 22, 2012 http://funni.es/1wKdFte


4. Some “Rhymes With Orange” readers might not be surprised to learn that the Tooth Fairy is a big hockey fan.

Rhymes with Orange, September 13, 2010 http://funni.es/1wKl0ZM
Rhymes with Orange, September 13, 2010 http://funni.es/18MtMRQ

5. Outsourcing work to fairies doesn’t always bring the desired results as shown in this “Six Chix” comic by Isabella Bannerman.

Six Chix, April 5, 2010 http://funni.es/1wKeaDv
Six Chix, April  5, 2010 http://funni.es/1FU88Fh

6. “Marvin” questions the Tooth Fairy and the tools of her trade.

Marvin, May 29, 2009 http://funni.es/1DKgTlF
Marvin, May 29, 2009 http://funni.es/1DURaXz

7. In this delightful “Family Circus” panel, Dolly teaches PJ about the value of a dollar and a molar.

Family Circus, October  1, 2010 http://funni.es/1wKgoCP
Family Circus, October 1, 2010 http://funni.es/1Cwhbyu

8. Zoe in “Baby Blues” may be swallowing her next loose tooth after learning about the Tooth Fairy's pay scale.

Baby Blues, October 13, 2001 http://funni.es/1wKh8bf
Baby Blues, October 13, 2001 http://funni.es/1wKh8bf

9. Monica, the quirky hostess in “Tina’s Groove,” chastises Tina for making promises that she can’t keep.

Tina's Groove, October 3, 2011 http://funni.es/1wKiHWE
Tina's Groove, October 3, 2011 http://funni.es/1wKiHWE

10. Finally, this “Bizarro” comic gives new meaning to the term: “crooked teeth.”

Bizarro, March 13, 2013 http://funni.es/1Cjn1mM
Bizarro, March 13, 2013 http://funni.es/18PoN2J

 

 

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