and some strips that we never pay any attention to, mostly.
Like when Marty Moon (who?), a character in Gil Thorpe (WHO?!??) comes home to his lonely apartment, and his faithful dog, “Girl.”
In many of the serial strips, long (read, drawn-out and frankly boring) story lines come with so many complications and inner plots… Like the Phantom’s friend Savarna:
And just another one, because an 18,000-year-old dog frozen in the Siberian permafrost, shouldn’t be
…with out without tusks…
“Mutts” has been running a long (and entertaining, of a sort) story of Guard Dog’s asshole owner (yes, I said it) moving and abandoning the dog. Earl and Mooch find the poor guy, and Earl’s man Ozzie is rushing him to the vet. There’s no snark here, only that Ozzie know the best way to benefit from some cat’s “cat-help.” (I’m lookin’ at you, Mooch…)
Maybe we’ll have a happy ending after all (thank you in advance, Patrick!).
(Of course, I had to mess with it a bit…yeah, it was subtle.)