- Posted by Johanna on September 24, 2007 at 8:05 am
- Category: LinkBlogging
Anyone see Sunday’s Funky Winkerbean? It probably only makes sense if you know that one of the lead female characters is dying of cancer. Here it is:
So, you think John Byrne is helping out artist Tom Batiuk again? I like the way the characters are instantly recognizable, yet every trademarkable element has been removed (pointy crown instead of bat-ears, diamonds instead of stars).
With all the discussion fans can get into, it was nice to be reminded both of powerful, symbolic female characters (without any baggage along with it) and that superheroes could be purely inspirational. (Strip via Seattle Post-Intelligencer.)