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    I don't find it to be anti-funny like that.  I think it's more a slice-of-life kind of observation.  A picture painted of a simple moment in a human's life.

    Don't think comics are limited to telling Garfield-likes-lasagna type jokes, or anti-joke ironies.  Or political points of the day.

    It's a form that can be used to a myriad of effect.  Like any art form.  Including telling small haiku-like stories.

    Keith Knight is one of my favorite comic artists and he really pushes what daily-form comics can accomplish.

    What's wrong under Republicans is still wrong under Democrats.

    by gila on Tue Jan 01, 2013 at 03:37:09 PM PST

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    •  I hadn't read your comment when I replied (1+ / 0-)
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      upstream. We both used slice of life and referenced Garfield in our explanations, lol. I think we think a lot alike on this.

      "The scientific nature of the ordinary man is to go on out and do the best you can." John Prine

      by high uintas on Tue Jan 01, 2013 at 04:14:53 PM PST

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    •  It seems like those who are complaining (0+ / 0-)

      have never heard of Maus, or anything that came after it.

      Mitt Romney = Draco Malfoy

      by ubertar on Tue Jan 01, 2013 at 04:14:57 PM PST

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      •  Why must you be so condescending? (0+ / 0-)

        Seems like you don't read comments before responding to them.  Of course I've read Maus, and plenty that came before and after.

        People don't see, to get the critique.  I get it is not supposed to be "funny."  But I believe it is supposed to be clever or thought provoking, and it isn't.  It is stupid.

        Art Spiegelman is never stupid.

      •  It seems that you're a pompous asshole. (1+ / 0-)
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        Everyone here has heard of Maus, and with the exception of you everyone here grasps why this is nothing like Maus.

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