A single gag is recycled in various settings.
“What is it about Garfield that makes it so infinitely mutable? Seriously. You can’t do this so readily with, say, Beetle Bailey or Blondie or B.C.,” the author muses. Garfield’s universality and mutability are truly imponderables. What do you all think?
Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, Fox and Publishers Weekly. She can be heard regularly on the More To Come Podcast. She likes coffee, cats and noble struggle.