This is kinda geeky, but I came up with a quick way to view or link to any comic on the Houston Chonicle. To view today's comic for, say, Mary Worth, you can use this short URL:
Just use http://comicbooth.com/ and add on an abbreviation for the comic. I used the standard abbreviations I've memorized from reading the Comics Curmudgeon, and added a bunch more (see the abbreviation list here). If you don't know the abbreviation, just use the full comic name without spaces.
You can also tack on a specific date if you want. For example, here's Gil Thorp on last Valentine's Day:
Add the full year on the end if it's not the current year, for example, if you wanted to check what Mark Trail was doing last Christmas: