Tag Archives: Garfield

Styles and characters

Finnish cartoonist Jaakko Seppälä created this overview of ten iconic comic characters as drawn in each of their typical styles. Left to right, we see Albert Uderzo (Astérix), Bill Watterson (Calvin), Carl Barks (or another Donald Duck artist), Hergé (Haddock), … Continue reading

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Garfield = orange

In comics, colors are iconic – characters are instantly recognizable based on their color, even if their shape has been largely removed from the image. So it is no surprise that this idea is used in ad campaigns for brands … Continue reading

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Calvin and Garfield

Pandyland takes the Garfield Without Garfield / Calvin Without Hobbes to a next nihilist-existentialist level, with additional Dilbert admin. My head hurts!

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You’re in existential doubt, Charlie Brown

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

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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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The Color Of Comics

Comex Paints claims they can match any color.  Even iconic ones (and even more after the click).

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Stripgids 14 – iStrips, iemand ?

Eind februari van dit jaar lanceerde internetboekhandel Amazon zijn Kindle 2, een verbeterde versie van zijn ebook, met meer geheugen, een scherper beeld, en toegang tot online winkel voor ebooks.  Om de een of andere reden leeft bij Jeff Bezos … Continue reading

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I’m afraid we may have been getting a bit of Watchmen overload lately (at least it didn’t make me look differently at the original comic, the way the Dark Knight marketing bonanza did), but you gotta love PvP for bringing … Continue reading

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Someone set up us the cat

Garfield Lost in Translation is the hilarious result of translating Garfield strips to the Chinese and back again, using the Yahoo! Babelfish and Google Translate online translation services.  Suddenly, even the plainest jokes reveal their hidden meanings, and Jon and … Continue reading

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Kottke hits the Ephemerist

Last Monday the Ephemerist got hit by Jason Kottke !  Welcome to the five hundred readers who visited us then.  Hope you stick around, because there’s more here than just Garfield !

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