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The Commons
The Arts

Jake Tuesday

On one night each year, Morris dancers gather in Brattleboro to celebrate a life

Originally published in The Commons issue #155 (Wednesday, June 6, 2012).

BRATTLEBORO—Editor’s note: When Colin Tedford, a comics artist from just over the river in New Hampshire, proposed this piece, we thought it was a great idea. What better place than the Arts section as a venue for sequential art in journalism? We’d love to know what you think.

Long-time readers of The Commons might remember Tedford’s strip, “Spinning World,” which ran on the comics page.

Tedford is cofounder, with Daniel Barlow, a former Brattleboro resident, of Trees & Hills, a group dedicated to cultivating comic art in Vermont, New Hampshire, and western Massachusetts. For more information, visit

For a clearer link and to download the pages as PDF files: and

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