November 1, 2008 9:03 PM Subscribe
The final Opus comic strip appeared online a couple hours ago,
posted by wendell (73 comments total)
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but the final reveal of the beloved penguin's 'final paradise' had to wait for the Humane Society to update its website. (An interesting strategy for Berkeley Breathed, who started the eponymous Sunday Funnie as absolutely-paper-only... I'm sure Opus fans who acquired newsstand "Saturday Preview" editions of their Sunday papers are especially pissed) Well, the waiting is finally over because here he is...
...in the pages of "Goodnight Moon"
After all his references to Peanuts and a recent appearance at the Charles Schulz Museum, I had publicly guessed he'd end up "sharing a doghouse with Snoopy",
but did so too late to enter the contest.
Berkeley Breathed explained much of it here
Previously on MeFi
and Previously on MeFi
...thus bringing semi-closure to one of my personal obsessions. In tribute, I am currently attired only in a towel, like Steve Dallas in the last three strips. And I wrote the title to this post hours before seeing the final panel. Spooky.