“And This Is Where We Leave Our Annie: For Now”

After 86 years, several artists and a major makeover, "Little Orphan Annie" the comic strip has ended… in mid-story. Leaving a hole in the comics page of less than 20 newspapers, the ‘Princess of Pluck’ already has a sort of a comeback planned with a revival of the "Annie" Broadway musical. But nothing that could happen in that 1930s-based show will get her out of the clutches of ‘The Butcher of the Balkans’ in 2010, will it?

So, once more, let’s all sing that wonderful song… no, not THAT one… this one:
"Who’s that little chatterbox
With the pretty auburn locks…"