While I don't really care for Garfield all that much, I do hold the
cartoon in a special place since Jim
Davis was the first (and so far, only) cartoonist I met (at a time when
I wanted to be a cartoonist). The reason I don't care about Garfield any
more is that … well … it's a safe, predictable cartoon with no edge.
remove Garfield's speech! (And boy, does that improve the strip)
It then, oddly enough, becomes a much better strip—almost
cutting edge even.
Sunday's strip, and remove the dialog:
Or even this
one from last year:
Brilliant stuff! Or at least not as inane.
You paying attention Mr. Davis?
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