Contact Us

‘T-Rex Trying’ Comics Show The Down Side of Being The Greatest Dinosaur

My love of dinosaurs in general and Tyrannosaurus Rex in paritcular has been pretty well documented here at ComicsAlliance, but I realize that being the king tyrant lizard of the Cretaceous Era isn’t all fun. T-Rex’s tiny, tiny arms, while undeniably hilarious, also present him with a lot of challenges in this crazy modern world of ours.

Fortunately, someone has finally decided to shine a light on this lesser-known aspect of the greatest dinosaur. In a series of comics called “T-Rex Trying,” cartoonist Hugh Murphy has depicted the difficulties of T-Rex trying to tackle everyday tasks, and the result is quite possibly my new favorite thing on the Internet. Check out a few of my favorites after the cut!

One of the things I really like about Murphy’s depiction of T-Rex is how darn sympathetic he is, and the sheer number of cartoons that he’s done over the past month have given him a can-do spirit. No matter how many times he’s thwarted by his size or the tininess of his arms, Murphy’s T-Rex never gives up.

That’s why it’s nice to see that occasionally, he even comes out on top:

I’m not even kidding when I say that for me, this is a thousand times more inspirational than a kitten poster telling me to hang in there.

Murphy has plenty more comics on his site, and he’s been updating pretty frequently with new ones — he’s even taking suggestions for new problems for the erstwhile dinosaur on his Twitter feed, so check it out, and get inspired to conquer your own limitations!

Recommended For You

Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Sign up for ComicsAlliance quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!