Those of you that read Billy Liggett’s blog know that some people take their daily comics very, very seriously. Personally, I think comics like Garfield, Beetle Bailey, Mary Worth, Blondie, Peanuts, Cathy, Hagar, and (dare I say it?) Dennis the Menace need to be retired. There have to be tons of brilliant comic strip writers out there who are just dying to break into syndication. I would like to see more comic strips like Get Fuzzy, Mutts and Rose is Rose featured in our papers.
That being said, I stumbled across the tumblr site “Garfield Minus Garfield” which makes the strip 10x funnier simply by removing Garfield from the strip. Go check it out. Here are some of my favorites: