Yes, it's another big Sunday--seven silent penultimate panels. Let's see if I can name them all without notes:
Andy Capp by Roger Mahoney and Roger Kettle
Garfield by Paws Inc.
Hagar the Horrible by Chris Browne
Jump Start by Robb Armstrong
Overboard by Chip Dunham
Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis
Prickly City by Scott Stantis
I didn't realize it, but last week's Peach Fuzz was the end of the story. The girl finally put the ferret in its place--The End.
So now we have this: Van Von Hunter
I guess we'll be getting a new, chopped-up manga story every six months or so. At least it's something different.
Have I picked on Mallard Fillmore enough, lately? I don't think so. I'm not going to touch the political end--that's not what I'm here for. But look at this:
Young cartoonists, take note. When drawing a comic strip with two different characters, don't make them look exactly
the same. All you need to do is give one hair. That's it--just one extra squiggle of the pen, and readers might actually understand what the hell is going on. The thesis in this strip is dubious at best, and it doesn't help that it looks like it's being enacted by the good side and bad side of Gollum.