Another all-animal edition of the Silent Penultimate Panel Watch.
Barkeater Lake by Corey Pandolph
Mutts by Patrick McDonnell
Pooch Cafe by Paul Gilligan
At what point did cartoon dogs stop communicating in thought bubbles and switch to direct speech?
I mean in mixed human-animal company, of course. When by themselves dogs have always talked out loud, and but it seems to be a relatively recent trend where sassy dogs and cats talk back to their owners in standard word balloons. I guess its called the Darby-effect.