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Wondermark An Illustrated Weekly Jocularity. While you're there, be sure to check out Malki's Comic Script Doctor columns (in particular his Freudian interpretation of Marmaduke).
posted by brundlefly (15 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite

 
doubleplusgood
posted by grobstein at 4:35 PM on January 29, 2006


Best of the web, for sure. I'm looking forward to his analysis of Family Circus as racist (as well as unfunny).
posted by solid-one-love at 4:37 PM on January 29, 2006


I love this one. And I forgot to mention, his The Making of Wondermark bit is pretty damn good, too.
posted by brundlefly at 4:42 PM on January 29, 2006


Really great stuff. Thanks, brundlefly.
posted by Espy Gillespie at 5:03 PM on January 29, 2006


I thought the critiques of comic strips were all more-or-less on the money.

Or maybe I'm just feeling charitible because the guy remembers, as do I, that Garfield used to be actually quite funny....
posted by JHarris at 5:08 PM on January 29, 2006


"The rusty nail is real life's spam filter."
posted by drezdn at 5:11 PM on January 29, 2006


Semitikinesis is my new favorite thing.
posted by selfnoise at 5:17 PM on January 29, 2006


It's nice to see the details of artistic merit that was so shat upon the by the mundane Arlo and Janis. It's obvious they sweat blood but it pays off.
posted by Viomeda at 5:29 PM on January 29, 2006


I can't say why, but this one really cracked me up. Good stuff. Thanks.
posted by .kobayashi. at 6:05 PM on January 29, 2006


Great, great link. Thanks!
posted by poorlydrawnplato at 6:14 PM on January 29, 2006


The Marmaduke is quite good, as is the alterna-Shoe.

Let me make one thing clear: Drabble is not the worst comic in the newspaper. (That honor goes to Momma.)

I'd really like to see Cathy!
posted by Aknaton at 6:28 PM on January 29, 2006


Thanks! Bloglinesed.
posted by trip and a half at 7:00 PM on January 29, 2006


Well, I wasted too much time on the Comic Strip Doctor. In this instance, "wasted too much time" = "read it all and wanted more".
posted by caution live frogs at 7:14 PM on January 29, 2006


This stuff is great! I'd been meaning to check out The Comic Strip Doctor for a while, and now that I have, I can do naught but gaze awestruck at its perfection.

Hi DKL!
posted by revfitz at 8:25 AM on January 30, 2006


By the way, that last post was completely serious. I literally have not done anything but stare blankly at the Comic Strip Doctor page for the last 6 and a half hours. And I've enjoyed every second of it.
posted by revfitz at 11:51 AM on January 30, 2006


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