I spent too many years re-hashing the same themes. Having inspired the very character whose world I get to help create now? Archived from the original on March 27, The idea of a saucy little girl popped into my head think female Dennis The Menace. I wanted Luann to be a real person with real problems.
I worked up 2 weeks of strips and sent them to King Feature, my syndicate at the time.
Greg Evans: Interview with the creator of comic strip Luann
Petulant, strong-willed and bossy, she bounces between Jonah, Toni and assorted sitters. When we decided it was time for Brad and Toni to tie the knot, we were both excited and uncertain: With the internet, we could invite fans to submit a design for Toni's wedding dress and then allow readers to vote. We feel very grateful as creators to have such creative and committed readers. So far, so good. Since Luann has been slowly aging from 15 to 16 years old at perhaps the rate of one Luann month per one reader year, though this opposes what Evans has said on his blog.