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A comic strip is a sequence of drawings arranged in interrelated panels to display brief humor or form a narrative, often serialized, with text in balloons and captions. Traditionally, throughout the 20th century and into the 21st, these have been published in newspapers and magazineswith horizontal strips printed in black-and-white in daily newspapers, while Sunday newspapers offered longer sequences in special color comics sections. With the development of the internet, they began to appear online as webcomics.
ONE of the simple yet durable cultural traditions of the 20th century — a modest rite that transcended barriers of race and class — was the Sunday morning or afternoon spent lost in the newspaper funnies. But here, deep into the Internet age, the page size of newspapers keeps shrinking with many papers vanishing altogetherand the number of pages in the comics supplements keeps dwindling. Those Rockwellian days of the family eviscerating the Sunday paper together, passing it around as if it were a bowl of popcorn, children sprawled and rapt on the floor with the funnies and wondering why grown-ups even bothered with this comics-free newspaperare long gone.
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Today has been a tough day at the end of a particularly tough week. Which means perhaps today is a good day to dive into the Strange Planet comic strip series by artist Nathan Pyle. If you're not already familiar with Strange Planet that's okay.
Comic strips are a standard feature in most newspapers. The Ottawa Citizen currently publishes twenty comics daily, ranging from one image stories to four- or five-panel strips. On Saturdays, the Citizen publishes the comics in colour—sticking with a tradition of a weekend colour comic supplement that goes back to the dawn of newspaper cartoons.
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Here are some extremely funny comic strips from one of my favorite humor websites that I regularly visit. I hope you like them. And here is one to top them all not from the same websitebut I found it really amusing.
While many of your favorite daily newspaper strips also appear on the internet, we've dug up 20 of the funniest comics and blogs available exclusively online. From sardonic bunny rabbits to weirdly unpronounceable "xkcd," wha? In the meantime, clear a few hours from your schedule and check out what we've discovered, below:.