June 19 marks the anniversary of the 1978 debut of literally the most read comic strip in the world: Jim Davis's Garfield. Syndicated in over 2,600 newspapers around the world, the daily non-adventures of a lazy orange cat and the dumb person he lives with have delighted readers and audiences for decades.
Q: Is Garfield: Alone the best horror story in comics? -- @discord_inc
A: Even though I usually try to do an entire month of spooky questions every October, this is, I believe, the first time an installment of Ask Chris has ever been posted on Halloween, and it wasn't surprising that a lot of readers asked me about stories that scared me, or what I thought was the single most frightening comic of all time. To be honest, it's not a difficult question to answer, either. The comics I love are full of scary stuff, from the grotesque horror of Alan Moore and Rick Veitch's swamp thing to the horrific imagery that you'd get in manga like The Kurosagi Corpse Delivery Service.
But if you want to see something really scary? No question. There are six days of Garfield from 1989 that'll turn your hair white.
Charles Forsman imagines a mashup between the perennially stale comic strip Garfield and E.T., the classic 1982 film about a loveable extraterrestrial that flew through the sky in a bike basket and constantly asked to borrow other people's phones. The mashup kind of works, in the sense that
Yesterday we found out that Jim Davis' Garfield would be coming to monthly comics via Boom! Studios' team of former Garfield and Friends writer Mark Evanier and longtime Garfield penciller Gary Barker. In anticipation of the series' first issue, which will arrive in stores this May, Boom! has provided ComicsAlliance with a first-look at two alt
Jim Davis' famously fat feline Garfield is coming to monthly comic books with a new ongoing series this May from Boom! Studios' all-ages imprint, Kaboom! Helming the new series is longtime comic book scribe and Garfield and Friends animated series alum Mark Evanier, along with artist Gary Barker, known for his work on the Garfield comic script, children's books, multimedia and more. The news comes care of CBR's exclusive interview with Evanier, who
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In what he agrees must be "the worst timing ever," cartoonist Jim Davis' latest Garfield strip dropped on Veterans Day. What's the big fat hairy deal? The punchline of the strip is the concept of a National Stupid Day, where squished spiders become heroes to remembered annually for generations. Whoops! Consequently, so
Are you (you) ready (ready) to (to) party? Following weeks of teasers at the official "Garfield" website, Jim Davis' 1986-1989 "U.S. Acres" (a.k.a. "Orson's Farm") comic strip has returned today in the form of a webcomic after an almost two decade absence in print. Perhaps best known as the "friends" component of