CATS IN COMICS: Sir Leopold by Nicholas Gurewitch, a Perry Bible Fellowship strip published first on his Patreon, April 20th 2020 #420 #blazeit
Nancy, Sluggo, and various animals avoiding viral transmission in… 1966? 1956?
CATS IN COMICS: “Returning home for Christmas to find you have been replaced by your parents’ cat,” by Stephen Collins Published in The Guardian, date unknown. Title above taken from a tweet by Collins, titled “Cat Vs Son” in his print shop – click through to buy one of 30, or to see it in […]
CATS IN COMICS: All The Action From Cat Crufts by Stephen Collins Published in The Guardian, 12/3/2016 – widescreen/broadsheet version at the link, the above was restacked for posting here. Crufts, for clarity if needed, is a four-day, annual, international dog show held in the UK since 1886. Of course there are equivalent cat shows, […]
CATS IN COMICS: “A Menace To Society” by Peter Bagge. Subtitled “Sick people who smoke pot to get better…and our government’s tireless efforts to stop them!,” and originally published by Reason magazine in August 2005, the strip was Bagge’s cartoon journalist investigation into the clashes between medical marijuana programs and federal illegality of cannabis. About […]
CATS IN COMICS: scary Cairo in “Return Of The Zzik” by Gilbert Hernandez. Published in Vortex Comics’ eponymous Vortex anthology, issue #7 (1984), before they alienated all three Hernandez Bros by late payment on the flagship Mr X series.
CATS IN COMICS: Youngblood Strikefile #9 by Robert Loren Fleming, Tom Tenney and Charlie Adlard. Image Comics, November 1994. Images from Michel Fiffe’s rundown of Tenney’s tiny comics career at TCJ. The dude turns into a were-cat-monster or something next, if you click through.
CATS IN COMICS ON CLOTH: It’s Short Run day in Seattle, the annual megafest of author-driven comics underneath the Space Needle. Entry is free, but some costs can be offset by purchasing the official tote bag: Artwork by Katie Langlois. One hopes that cat just has a ruff, and hasn’t managed to soak its chest […]
CATS IN COMICS: “No need to get the lawyers involved,” by Ian Boothby & Pia Guerra. The New Yorker, 4th November 2019. The well-observed buttweight, and accusatory set of the ears, suggest that the Boothby/Guerra domestic household contains at least one feline.
Emil Ferris’ tombstone-thick* My Favourite Thing Is Monsters takes the 55-year-old first-time cartoonist’s own childhood influences from monster movies and horror comics, and embeds them deeper into the novel’s girl protagonist. Young Karen both processes & misinterprets the dark adult doings around her through the monster stories whose scares and thrills she finds comforting. Ferris […]