It would seem that Jim Davis’ Garfield is a real cornucopia for literary experimentation. Much more than any other popular comic, be it Peanuts or Calvin And Hobbes, Davis’ universe clos and iconic characters seem to lend themselves to postmodern repurposing and extistentialist critique.
Earlier we had Forever Garfield and Nothing Garfield, and now Garfield Minus Garfield presents Jon’s little world without his cat’s overwhelming presence. It’s as if Samuel Beckett is doing the funnies. And it even made USA Today’s Pop Candy blog.