Clippy was discontinued long enough ago that this may require the geezers category!
Carl Fink sends this in, and asks “I think the joke is just that Horace is stabbing the salad, but then shouldn’t there be several Senators with him?”
From guero, who says “Okay, today’s Dark Side of the Horse is a great homage to Don Martin, but what exactly is the joke? (I mean in the punch line – the cartoon perfectly captures his style and humor.)”
(This was actually part of a linked series, but seeing the preceding strips wouldn’t make much difference, apart from explaining what might otherwise be a mysterious detail — she was hit in the head by a flying baseball, and is holding an ice bag to it for pain relief.)
And a second shot for Pardon My Planet. This one is a LOL-CIDU. It did take a couple minutes before we got it – but not hard enough to justify making it a separate CIDU post. Also (I confess) it shows the perils of holding on to a negative attitude about some comic strip — one reason I didn’t get it at first was dismissing some meaningful details as merely haphazard artwork.
LOL-synchro from an unlikely pair!
And a last minute Sunday Bizarro LOL.
Getting some ZZZZs is an ongoing theme with Horace; but this seemed an amusing example!
It’s charming that the other guy also seems to be there to work on his poetry.
More on the Sad-LOL bandwagon!
Trying for diversity in the writers room.
And from the The Cartoonist knows more than the Character Department:
And circling back to where we began, another Mannequin:
Sent in by Andréa, BillR, and Dan Sachs; this is somewhat of a CIDU-OY. You may need to brush up on your triggernometry!