This may be old news to some of you, but if you haven't yet checked out Garfield Minus Garfield yet, you should.
I'll admit that I haven't enjoyed Garfield for years. I thought it was boring, predictable, and worse: just not funny.
Turns out that the problem with the strip is...
Remove the cat and the strip means something else entirely.
See what I mean?
Best of all, Garfield creator Jim Davis is being cool about the whole thing. While he could have sent forth a flurry of C&D letters, he recognizes the brilliance of Garfield Minus Garfield.
Or maybe he just feels guilty about all those "I hate Mondays" cop-outs.
Learn more: When the Cat's Away, Neurosis Is on Display