Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis

Pearls Before Swine

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  1. Sherlock Watson

    Sherlock Watson said, 8 months ago

    I’m guessing that lemmings never wash their feet.

  2. jackhs106

    jackhs106 said, 8 months ago

    This is another “Pastis running out of ideas lemming day”

  3. Bruno Zeigerts

    Bruno Zeigerts said, 8 months ago

    “Lemming, Lemming of the BDA….’

  4. Jonathan Mason

    Jonathan Mason said, 8 months ago

    @Bruno Zeigerts

    BDA? What does the British Dental Association have to do with lemmings?

  5. Jonathan Mason

    Jonathan Mason said, 8 months ago

    Seriously though, I agree with other posters, what’s with the lemmings arcs? They’re not very funny, and we all know that lemmings don’t jump off cliffs.

  6. F6F5Hellcat

    F6F5Hellcat said, 8 months ago

    @Jonathan Mason

    Which treasury is it where the Killer Whale dies and Pastis says he thought the character was a good character but he didn’t seem to be getting any popularity so he killed him off. Then fans came out of the woodwork to complain about it but it was already too late, that sucker was dead. Remember reading the sea anemone that killed him off online before I started buy any of the books, prefer the treasuries to the other books for the comments. Anyway, I bring this up because I feel the exact opposite way with the lemmings, they should be killed off because their appearances are extremely lame, but Pastis is operating under the belief their popular.

  7. Kaputnik

    Kaputnik said, 8 months ago

    Gary Larson did the ultimate lemming cartoon years ago, probably in the 80s. Far Side fans know the one I mean. Pastis is trying to recapture that moment of comics gold.

  8. richardelguru

    richardelguru GoComics PRO Member said, 8 months ago

    Lemming abuser!!!

  9. Sisyphos

    Sisyphos said, 8 months ago

    Now you’ve gone and done it, Bob! This lemming traffic jam means they’ll all survive to torment us another day!

  10. Plumbob Wilson

    Plumbob Wilson said, 8 months ago

    Pastis peaked over 10 years ago with the “That bug zapper’s a godsend” cartoon (which is still one of my all-time favorites). Except for the puns, it’s been all downhill since then.

  11. HippyChippy

    HippyChippy said, 8 months ago

    I like the lemmings and the puns are great too. Keep up the good work Stephan. If the moaners really didn’t like your strip they would not be reading it everyday.

  12. Cjbpp

    Cjbpp said, 8 months ago

    I LOVE “Pearls” AND the puns. I wish my local paper carried the strip. Thanks to the ‘net I can read them here!
    Stephan, don’t EVER stop!

  13. John Smith

    John Smith said, 8 months ago

    For those of us who have the luxury of reading (for free) and then criticizing the work of SP and all of the other cartoonists, we need to remember that trying to come up with 365 unique & funny cartoons a year (against deadlines) has got to be a very difficult job. And for us to expect that everyone is going to be a hysterical home run is unrealistic and unfair. So let’s say we cut these guys some slack and then maybe, just maybe Mr. Pastis will have the human decency to move on from these #!*%#@ stoopid, unfunny lemming strips.

  14. dsom8

    dsom8 said, 8 months ago

    This arc is over the cliff. And somewhat hyperbolic.

  15. plus4

    plus4 said, 8 months ago

    @John Smith

    When you really think about it, comic strips are a pretty insane art form.
    On a similar note, I wonder how many people have read every, say, “Blondie” strip ever published.

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