Category Archives: Comic Strips

Calvin Without Hobbes

Much along the same lines as Garfield Minus Garfield, Jeff Ocean has posted a series of Calvin & Hobbes strips in which he removed the Hobbes character, or replaced it with its stuffed toy animal counterpart.  While the result of … Continue reading

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Jodorowsky’s Panic Fables

Celebrated Chilean film maker and comic writer Alejandro Jodorowsky (L’Incal, Les Technopères, La caste des méta-barons) started out as a cartoonist with a weekly, rather psychedelic comic.  Ben Sara, a self-styled “idiota infinitamente bueno”, has collected 54 strips, published between … Continue reading

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Peter Kuper fights back

Peter Kuper finds new motiviation in an increasingly paperless world, in the May 2 issue of the New York Times. (via Gene Kannenberg)

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Word Balloons – The manual

Dan Piraro solves the mystery of how to use your word balloons.  Thanks Dan ! Indicentally, I liked his account of how people started interpreting this cartoon in a much broader sense than he had originally intended.

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Oh Brother

Via CartoonSNAP I came across this brand new and extremely enjoyable cartoon by none other Bob Weber Jr. And Jay Stephens (The Man Of Nod).   More strips can be found on Bob’s Facebook page (but you’ll need to be logged … Continue reading

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Comics on the iPad

Foxtrot‘s Bill Amend offers his take on the current brouhaha about comics on the iPad. Not really original (that nail’s been hit quite extensively by now), but funny nevertheless. Click the image above for the full strip (don’t click if … Continue reading

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Ultimate Garfield

It’s been a while since I found any new Garfield experiments, but this one is quite nice.  The infinite loop and the limited movement in Garfield essentially sums up 50 % of  all Garfield strips ever made : What in … Continue reading

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Whoop It Up

This lovely Li’l Abner advertisment for Cream Of Wheat (As published in True Stories in 1942) was graciously provided by Van Reid.  Many thanks, Van ! (Click the image for the full ad)

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Bringing Up Father To The Chemist

This shop display, produced by King Features Syndicate, dates from 1951.  It features the main characters from Geo McManus’ strip Bringing Up Father, but it’s not exactly certain wether this is also an actual McManus drawing. (with thanks to Lyle)

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Superman strip in USA Today

If you’re not that keen on spending your hard-earned cash on Wednesday Comics, DC‘s newest shot at “doing something that looks like something old that’s considered cool so that we look cool too”, you can follow one of that book’s … Continue reading

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