Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Garfield is gone

Someone sent me the link to this great web-comic the other day called Garfield Minus Garfield. The comic describes itself as "a site dedicated to removing Garfield from the Garfield comic strips in order to reveal the existential angst of a certain young Mr. Jon Arbuckle. It is a journey deep into the mind of an isolated young everyman as he fights a losing battle against loneliness and depression in a quiet American suburb." Here are just a few of the hundred great examples:

This is just a genius idea for a comic, and if it wasn't so funny, would probably be quite depressing. Jon seems to be totally manic in these strips; I guess that's why he started talking to his cat in the first place. This one seems to make the most sense:

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