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Comic Strip Shocker: Women Still Marginalized!
Brace yourself, readers, because this may be tough to believe! The Daily Cartoonist reports on a paper presented to the American Sociological Association that discusses the role of female characters in newspaper comics. The paper examined a full year's worth of strips from "Beetle Bailey,"…
Garfield Fights Crime With Sloth, Gluttony and Cuteness
Even though I take my share of shots at the graveyard that is the newspaper funnies page, thanks to the lively wit of The Comics Curmudgeon, I'm often reminded that a few cute strips defy logic by retaining some semblance of reader appeal. I hate to admit this, because it reminds me of my insufferab…
Missouri Church Craves Lasagna, No More Mondays
In yet another unsettling instance of comics crossing over into the mainstream, the Blue Springs Assembly has asked the Lord, in all His infinite wisdom, to permit eighteen hours of sleep per day, smiting of idiot canines, superior spider-killing kung fu, and cheap shipping rates to Abu Dhabi...
Link Ink — [Redacted] Is Back!
-SPOILER ALERT! A major DC character is coming back after being "killed" in 2006, and there's speculation that it may have to do with a favorable copyright ruling for DC a year after his "death." Of course, this character is far from the first (or hundredth) …