Archive for the “Dorian done gone lost his mind” Category
Dilbert and Garfield have a lot of things in common. They’re both massively successful comic strips. They’ve both been turned into animated series. They both have hugely profitable merchandising arms. They both found success through offering safe, relatively innocuous and uncontroversial humor keyed to appeal to as wide a demographic as possible.
So, really, there’s no need for newspapers to run both of them. There has to be a way to free up space in funny pages for something newer and more adventurous without alienating people who just want something to clip out and stick on their cubicle white-board. Which got me thinking…what if the cast of Dilbert were lazy, food-obsessed cats owned by a nerd?
Eh, that sort of works…but it still feels like there’s something missing from this equation…
Jul 07 2009
Apr 21 2009
I started to suspect that the bad blood between various story-book characters would eventually turn into gladiatorial combat when The Little Engine That Could ran over the Saggy Baggy Elephant…