Ten Lessons They Should Learn in Girls’ Comics – but Don’t

Have you ever noticed there are lessons they just don’t learn in girls’ comics? If they had, they might have saved themselves (and everyone else) a lot of trouble, or gotten away with what they were up to. But they didn’t because they didn’t learn their lesson, or they didn’t learn it in time. To give you the idea, we present our list of ten lessons they should learn in girls’ comics – but don’t.

  1. Ambition can’t create talent.
Source: In Her Mother’s Shoes, Strange Story from Tammy

2. And magic objects/forces can’t create genuine talent (instilling confidence is fine).

Source: In Her Mother’s Shoes, Strange Story from Tammy

3. If you’re out to commit the perfect crime, leave nothing to chance.

Source: Olympia Jones, from Tammy

4. It’s okay to say “no” when you need to.

Source: Hard Times for Helen, from Judy

5. Quit while you’re ahead.

Source: When Harry Dumped Sally, from Bunty

6. Comparisons don’t work.

Source: That Girl Next Door! Mandy Picture Story Library #105

7. Especially when they are unfair.

Source: Hard Times for Helen, from Judy

8. Your daughter does not have to take after you just because she’s a [family name].

Source: The Last Esmeraldo, from Misty

9. When you say you know best, you show everyone you don’t.

Source: The Trysting Tree, Strange Story from Tammy

10. The days when parents decided their children’s careers are long gone.

The Trysting Tree, Strange Story from Tammy

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