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Garfield by Jim Davis for June 19, 2018

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    305buckets  over 3 years ago

    And then Jon’s clothes catch on fire, causing Jon to run around the house in scorching agony. Not a good way to enjoy your cat’s birthday.

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    codycab  over 3 years ago

    Everybody is a critic. Well, HAPPY 40th GARFIELD!!!!

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    SquawkTron  over 3 years ago

    Happy 40th Birthday, Garfield! You’ve always been funny and great since 1978!

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    TEMPLO S.U.D.  over 3 years ago

    How many — pray tell — IS “many more”?

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    Alondra  over 3 years ago

    Oh Garfield you wasted the cake!

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    Baba27  over 3 years ago

    Happy Birthday, Garfield, and many happy returns of the day! Now enjoy your cake before Jon gulps it all down ;-)

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    Baba27  over 3 years ago

    Serves you right for using the F-word, Jon.

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    wiatr Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Wow, Garfield’s showing his age. Once upon a time he wouldn’t have wasted a cake that way.

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    Kim Metzger Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Be happy, Garfield. If you weren’t a comic strip cat, you would now be long dead.

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    ToonGuy300  over 3 years ago

    Should’ve have called him by name, Jon.

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    in.amongst  over 3 years ago

    Jon – you won… you got your cake and ate it too…

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    Lady Bri  over 3 years ago

    Happy Birthday Garfield!!! I hope you get plenty of lasagna and cake today! xxxx

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    germanvisitor  over 3 years ago

    Now, Jon has the cake for himself.

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    fredd13  over 3 years ago

    So – that’s about 300 in cat years.

    He doesn’t look a day over 175.

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    Gale Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Happy Birthday, Garfield! (whispers …but you didn’t close with ‘Feed me’… are you losing your appetite?)

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    jpayne4040  over 3 years ago

    Garfield turning down cake? He IS getting old!

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    Nyckname Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Wow. He’s kept Jim from having to do actual work since 1978.

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    DavBlc7  over 3 years ago

    Happy Birthday Garfield from me on behalf of all your British fans from across the big Pond.

    Arise Sir Garfield and Sir Jim Davis!

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    Strider Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Happy Birthday Garfield!

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    SonicWind  over 3 years ago

    Four decades. Hard to believe the cat lasted this long (especially with his dietary habits… or lack thereof).

    Either way, we’re glad he’s still around. Happy 40th, Garf.

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    mark.creighton Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Here’s our favorite cat,Wearing a birthday hat.Because Jon reminded him of this special day,Garfield knew Jon had to pay.

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    jel354  over 3 years ago

    Just seemed like yesterday I was reading his 22nd anniversary/birthday book.

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    Wren Fahel  over 3 years ago

    I will never understand people’s (or, in this case, cats’) obsession with not wanting to admit their age.

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    brodown64  over 3 years ago

    r.i.p Jon 1978-2018. Reason:getting owned by a cat.

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    keltii  over 3 years ago

    Happy Birthday you big orange loving cat you.

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    Carl Rennhack Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Happy Fortieth to my 2nd favorite cartoon cat!

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    randoman1  over 3 years ago

    If Garfield is 40, how old is Jon?

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    Troglodyte  over 3 years ago

    I understand, Garf. I would be pi$$ed off too if I were the only member of a household who kept aging, while others remain forever young!

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    katina.cooper  over 3 years ago

    And in just another 25 years, Garfield can collect social security payments.

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    A R V reader  over 3 years ago

    Could’ve been worst, Jon could’ve hired Binky the Clown.

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    rondm66  over 3 years ago

    He didn’t eat the cake. That should add a couple of days to his life.

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    RonnieAThompson Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Happy 40TH BIRTHDAY GARFIELD. MAY YOU HAVE MANY MORE.

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    jedicharlie57  over 3 years ago

    Happy Birthday Garfield! If I could post a picture I’d show you I still have my 10 year commemorative poster “52 Excuses To Party”! But, I have to ask: did #33 really happen?

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    Darryl Heine  over 3 years ago

    Happy 40th. birthday, Garfield! 10 years from now in 2028 I hope you make it to 50 years as long as Jim Davis keeps doing the strip!

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    SkyFisher  over 3 years ago

    Smile, Garfield. You only turned 40. I just turned 50 last week.

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    GirlGeek Premium Member over 3 years ago

    No Jon…no

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    kimodb Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Happy, happy birthday, Garfield! I’ve loved you since the day you were “born”! I wish I’d kept all the posters that papered my dorm room walls.

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    BeatrizBroadfoot  over 3 years ago

    I don’t blame him, Jon is rubbing it in to hard

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    William Green Premium Member over 3 years ago

    No way Garfield ruins a perfectly good cake

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    TheGarfieldFan  over 3 years ago

    Funny,Funny..Happy Birthday Sweet Kitty Katt Bunny Garfield Happy Birthday to You!❤May God Almighty Give You Hundreds Additional One’s! Please Celebrate with John,Odie,Liz,Squeak and Nermal and Just Have a Good Time! We Love’s You Birthday Cat!Thank You Very Much To The Legendary German Cartoonist Mr.Jim Davis for Creating Such a Funny Child and Sharing It with Us All and Filling Our Hearts Day After with Sheer Joy!May God Bless You Dearly! :) Thank You!

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    Cameron1988 Premium Member over 3 years ago

    The first if not one of the first comic strips I read in the funny papers back in the early 90s. And read his books in a NY public library many years ago. Watched the cartoon “Garfield & Friends” as a kid. Then started reading them online in March 2010. And still love the strip to this very day. Happy 40th birthday, buddy! Here’s to 40 more. And thank you, Mr. Jim Davis for creating such an awesome, lovable, cool cat.

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    sarahbowl1  over 3 years ago

    Happy Birthday, Gar! We all love you!

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    mantydad  over 3 years ago

    And gocomics only goes back 10 years. Too bad.

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    Katzi428  over 3 years ago

    Happy Birthday Garfield! Enjoy lots of love & lasagna today <3 .(and thanks Mr. Davis for creating the orange tubby tabby!! )

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    ShadowBeast  over 3 years ago

    Garfield wasted cake!?

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    rcjkirk  over 3 years ago

    That’s how felt turning 60.

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    Chad Cheetah  over 3 years ago

    Happy 40th Garfield!

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    Teto85 Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Happy Birthday Cash Cow.

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    BHALL77801  over 3 years ago

    Jon, I’m suprised that Garfield didn’t give you a good shredding!!!

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    docforbin  over 3 years ago

    Happy 40th birthday to Garfield. I became a fan when Newsday on Long Island started carrying it in 1981. I still get my Garfield fix to this day.

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    koszegi_andris  over 3 years ago

    Happy Birthday Garfield! I’m only becam 30 1 mintha ahol.

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    Laurie Stoker Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Happy birthday, Garfield! I’ve been with you since day 1!

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    Cavenee Lonnie Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Thanks for 40 years of entertainment Mr Davis! I’ve been a fan since day one.

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    davetb1956  over 3 years ago

    Not very believable that Garfield would waste a cake.

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    Mojo0400  over 3 years ago

    Happy Birthday to my favourite cat! Best year of your life :-) x

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    mail2jbl  over 3 years ago

    To put Garfield into perspective, in the year his strip debuted…

    >Jimmy Carter was President of the United States.>Carter helped Menachem Begin of Israel and Anwar Sedat of Egypt sign a peace treaty at Camp David.>Iran was under the rule of the Shah instead of the Ayatollah.>There was this thing called the Soviet Union, and Leonid I. Brezhnev was its dictator.>The Vietnam War was three years in America’s rearview mirror.>The US still controlled the Panama Canal Zone.>Germany was split into West and East, and Berlin was still divided by the Wall of Shame.>Family Feud was in its second year on the air on ABC Daytime.>Wheel of Fortune was on NBC Daytime with Chuck Woolery and Susan Stafford hosting.>The soap opera “Dallas” debuted on CBS in prime time.>Kentucky won its fifth NCAA basketball title, defeating Duke in the finals behind Jack Givens’ 44 points.

    I’m going to have lasagna for dinner tonight to celebrate Garfield’s 40th birthday!

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    rushiewaggoner  over 3 years ago

    Happy 40th Birthday Garfield!

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    Dragoncat  over 3 years ago

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY, GARFIELD!!!

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    Nobody_Important  over 3 years ago

    Happy Birthday Garfield!!

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    michaelmuluken01  over 3 years ago

    40 years and counting!

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    RonBerg13 Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Lordy, Lordy, look who’s forty!

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    lordhoff  over 3 years ago
    and Jon finally gets all the cake for himself.
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    desvarzil  over 3 years ago

    Happy birthday to my birthday-buddy! Don’t sweat forty. Sixty is the real beast.

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    dimndno  over 3 years ago

    Happy Birthday Garfield! This strip never gets old! And by the way, I just turned 60 and I would’ve loved to do the same thing with the cake if I could’ve gotten away with it!

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    rgcviper  about 3 years ago

    Happy Belated Birthday, buddy! I’ve been out of town, but hope you had a great day—with lots of lasagna. And cake!

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    jimboylan  about 3 years ago

    Happy birthday to you. By the way, how old is Jim Davis?

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    joshsocoollfc  about 3 years ago

    He forgot to blow out the candles.

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    Lucy_hr_  about 3 years ago

    I can’t believe Garfield’s my dad’s age, that’s crazy.

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    Krendall  almost 3 years ago

    40 years and Jon still doesn’t know how to frost an entire cake

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    joshua.bair  almost 3 years ago

    THE CANDLES LIVE!!

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    Vetsworldwide3327  over 2 years ago

     Happy Birthday!      I guess Never mind

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    ☕️*Cxffee*☕️  over 2 years ago

    Welp guess I’m the 100th comment. Nobody cares lol. Anyways happy late bday garf

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    [Unnamed Reader - a4b56d]  over 2 years ago

    sad

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    Clarence  over 1 year ago

    Well Garfield just wasted cake because of Jon saying to Garfield he’s 40

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    angel10896  about 1 year ago

    I guess Garfield lying about his age worked

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    Pets of the comics  8 months ago

    THANK YOU FOR 40 YEARS OF GARFIELD, EVERYONE!!! Man, who knew he would last this long. Now, a little speech. Garfield, a cat of orange and black. he has been around for as long we can remember. We all love reading his strip and for generations to come. we thank you, Jim Davis, for giving us 40 years of Garfield. That is all folks. Now let’s celebrate Garfield style ZzZzZzZzZzZzZzZzZzZzZzZzZzZzZz

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    Itz_Hanna (check bio)  3 months ago

    Looks like you are going to burn Jon’s face since the candles are still on.

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    richardgallagher181  3 months ago

    Don’t piss off Garfield, Jon! It’s his birthday!

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