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Category Archives: Comic Strips
Remember Garfield Minus Garfield or Calvin Without Hobbes, and how removing one element from a popular strip suddenly added a whole layer of existential angst ? Well, here is the nec plus ultra of the genre, and it’s even more … Continue reading
At the end of the month, the new Peanuts feature, Happiness is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown, will be released on DVD. And even though Warner Premiere had a normal trailer made to promote the video, they also compiled this … Continue reading
Pearls before Swine stars Rat and Pig try to get in on the recent US Postal Services issue featuring classic Sunday comic strip characters. Much to creator Stephan Pastis’ chagrin. (Via Cartoon Philately – Pearls Before Swine © 2011 Stephan … Continue reading
Adam Koford just posted the 1600th cartoon in his Laughing Out Loud Cats series, and it is mind-blowing. A perfect story to celebrate one of the best strips currently available on the web. And now on to 2K !
Dan Piraro is doing a book of Bizarro super-hero cartoons next spring, and to celebrate that, he posted two excellent DC-themed cartoons on his blog. I like the way he makes fun of the way Wonder Woman is always thought … Continue reading
Here’s a nice piece of ephemera to go along with the season. This vintage ad from 1961 for Unicef by Walt Kelly comes courtesy of The Pictorial Arts, a fabulous illustration blog.
All of Popeye in one page. I’m speechless. Luckily, Doc’s not : on his own blog, he adds notes and commentary. (via Comic Twart)
Cartoonist-journalist Joe Sacco, famed for essayistic comics like Safe Area Goražde or Palestine, has a short story in this weekend’s Guardian newspaper. Not In My Country deals with the way the island of Malta deals with the influx of African … Continue reading
Paul Hornschemeier was quite surprised to find out he had contributed to this rather impressive collection of Nancy intepretations by the likes of Seth, Kevin Huizenga, Dan Zettwoch, J. Bone and Hope Larson. 35 in all !