Comic Strip Addresses Same-Sex Prom Issue
Posted: 5/29/2012  |  By:
HARRISBURG, Pa., April 30 (UPI) -- American cartoonist Tom Batiuk's "Funky Winkerbean" comic strip has begun a storyline about a same-sex couple looking to attend a high-school prom.

The 40-year-old strip, which appears in about 400 newspapers, previously has dealt with controversial subjects such as teenage pregnancy, capital punishment, cancer and alcoholism.