Thatababy Combines Cute Family Humor With Pop Culture References

Have you seen the relatively new comic strip Thatababy by Paul Trap? It began in 2009 as a submission for an Amazon contest.

The cast is minimal, with characters named Mom, Dad, and Thatababy. It’s modern in attitude, alternating cute baby behavior (and occasional clueless parent moments)

Thatababy May 2, 2013

with random popular culture references.

Thatababy April 30, 2013

Every so often, the strip is simply the kid singing a favorite when he’s supposed to be sleeping.

Thatababy May 3, 2013

That’s not so much a gag as simply “remember this?” As is this installment, which appears to simply be a reason to show that Trap can either draw the Archies or use a copy machine on the reduction setting.

Thatababy March 4, 2013

Still, I look forward to seeing the comic strip on the daily page. It’s more entertaining than many of the old favorites, even if just to see what reference will pop up next.

3 Responses to “Thatababy Combines Cute Family Humor With Pop Culture References”

  1. Dwight Williams Says:

    Ahhh…the Friends of Mr. Cairo…

  2. Dwight Williams Says:

    …and it turns out I got the song wrong re: the third strip. Ooops.

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