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Tag Archives: Patrick McDonnell
It is quite uncertain how their pummeling of the Hulk with acorns will end up for Patrick McDonnell’s Bip and Bop, but it is a very fitting end of a whole week of strips guest starring Marvel characters ranging from … Continue reading
Mutts creatorÂ Patrick McDonnell knows his classics, that’s for sure. This strip ran on May 25, 2013. (MuttsÂ Â© 2013 Patrick McDonnell)
In today’s Mutts strip, Patrick McDonnell pays hommage to Dutch modernist painter Piet Mondrian. And while he’s at it, he has his characters get all meta about his own medium. Better than your average Sunday comic, if you ask me. … Continue reading
Here’s a recent Mutts strip, paying hommage to Jules Feiffer‘s inimitable (and insufferable) eplainers. (click the image for a larger version – Mutts 2012Â Â© Patrick McDonnell)
The Mutts mailing list always sends out comics that are two weeks old, and so I didn’t see this one before today, but I immensely like it. And I think it’s especially meant for Austin Kleon. Heh : (Mutts Â© … Continue reading
The inimitable Van Reid pointed this one out to me. Â Patrick McDonnellÂ is known for the way he salutes cartoonists he respects and admires. Â This Mutts Christmas strip from 2007, albeit wonderfully zen in its own right, turns out to be … Continue reading
In my pantheon of comic strip artists, Bill Watterson is way up high in the lonely clouds.Â He’ll probably be in the company of other insanely great cartoonists (Charles Schulz, Patrick McDonnell, Winsor McCay, George Herriman), but his chair will … Continue reading
I’m sure they’re not interested in my opinion, but I don’t think Earl and Mooch need a GPS.Â I’d welcome any car that would bring me to a “heppy lend â€” fur, fur awa-a-ay” all by itself.Â But that’s me, … Continue reading
As far as I’m concerned, this is the best Mutts storyline so far. It’s got everything : dead pan logic, Beatles, wordplay, and, of course, Earl and Mooch. Patrick McDonnell rules the comics ! (Mutts Â© Patrick McDonnell )