Non Sequitur by Wiley Miller for May 29, 2011

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    pouncingtiger  over 12 years ago

    Which ones are Jim Davis and Garry Trudeau?

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    thisisretarded  over 12 years ago

    Fourth wall!

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    GROG Premium Member over 12 years ago

    So I heard. Looks like I didn’t miss much.

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    kpduty  over 12 years ago

    Wiley would get my vote!

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    lewisbower  over 12 years ago

    Most went to Boston to laugh at the underdog. Ha! Ha! De Sox is #1. You notice Eno (in the yellow polka dot boxers) is going to pitch for the Tigers today. Hey Yankees, you can’t hide on the West Coast forever. The next mini series (you lost the first two) is at Fenway, right next to the Comic Convention.

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    Bittermelon of Truth  over 12 years ago

    @gmartin997 – “Cul de Sac” cartoonist Richard Thompson is up for a Reuben. I hope he wins, better than that no-talent hack Stephen Pastis (prolly the ballcap guy in the fourth panel holding a beer).

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    Brockie  over 12 years ago

    It “drew” a bit crowd, did all the lines come together?

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    thirdguy  over 12 years ago

    I think I’m detecting a theme here. Do cartoonists drink a bit?

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    Rodney99  over 12 years ago

    Of course they do! You don’t think they come up with this stuff SOBER, do you?

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    kittenpah  over 12 years ago

    Amend seems to claim it’s just a lot of chips.

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    CogentModality  over 12 years ago

    Just ask Earl, if you don’t believe him.

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    rockngolfer  over 12 years ago

    The 2011 AAEC Convention will be held at the Poynter Institute and the Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront, in downtown St. Petersburg, Florida, July 6 – 9, 2011.

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    PShaw0423  over 12 years ago

    Anyone notice how many of them got out of the tiny taxi, and one more (at least) still to come? A beautifully understated reference to a clown car. :]


    A cartoonist has to be able to laugh at himself (no ladies present, I see), because few enough other people will! The rest will be divining political content out of their gags whether it’s in there or not. Am I right, Wiley?

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    LingeeWhiz  over 12 years ago

    So the picture is that cartoonists are a bunch of baboons or drunkards.

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    Justice22  over 12 years ago

    Mr. Miller, You have a classy bunch of associates! Thanks to all of you for the joy you bring to our mornings..

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    Ernest Lemmingway  over 12 years ago

    Cartoonists don’t get enough respect. If it wasn’t for them, how would I get my laughs? Especially when I read through posts on

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    Dry and Dusty Premium Member over 12 years ago

    Congratulations Richard! Very well deserved!

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    MatureCanadian  over 12 years ago

    Okay Wiley, which one is you? Surely not the one that looks like Cap’n Eddie?

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    Dtroutma  over 12 years ago

    Should have been at least one bear.

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    fritzoid Premium Member over 12 years ago

    “Cartoonists don’t get enough respect.”

    Cartoonists probably get just about as much respect as they want. The self-deprecating image of cartoonists as immature, ink-stained wastrels has been lovingly crafted over generations (when cartoonists are asked to do self-portraits, how often do they make them flattering?).

    As far as the drinking goes, remember that newspaper cartoonists originally worked side-by-side with reporters, in the newsroom. Again, their self-image was minted back in the Golden Age of Newspapers, when the “hard-drinking newspaperman” was expected type.

    A joke that Walt Kelly used (more than once) in “Pogo” (and Kelly ALWAYS retained his connection with the newsroom) was “A cartoonist asks a reporter ‘Is a cartoonist a newspaperman?’, and the reporter answers ‘Is a barnacle a ship?’”

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    RadioTom  over 12 years ago

    The guy with the ball cap and beer is the guy who writes "Pearls Before Swine…Stephan Pastis. He’s drawn himself into the strip too often; he’s readily identifiable. Jim Davis is the guy next to him – with the two-beer-can cap…

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    Bruce McKinney Premium Member over 12 years ago

    Life and be so disillusioning.

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    mrgromit  over 12 years ago

    Wiley has won a few Reubens.I want to know who the big guy with red hair is supposed to be.And I gotta say that the people I wanted to win all won, including Kelley/Parker for Dustin (read it on and wish they would run it here)Cartoonists would be an interesting group to party with.

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    craigwestlake  over 12 years ago

    Frank Cho is called “Monkey Boy” so that must be him in front…

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    Joseph Krois  over 12 years ago

    Ouch!2 bite the hand that feeds…Shows the artist also has needs…2 b held to ridiculous ideals…That no one really feels…Is possible or true… But I can only really say…That at the end of the day… That monkey on the carpet is you….

    R.I.P. Chuck Schultz and Jeff MacNelly… really…

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    jasx  over 12 years ago

    Whilst I always enjoy Mr Wiley’s penmanship & irony, this cartoon totally took me by surprise & had me burst out laughing with its self-deprecating take on his profession. Also, the random drunkenness & the inclusion of clown-like characters & the Ape/Gorilla reminded me of Mad Magazine which I used to love. Well done Mr Wiley .. love your work : )

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    jimdebfarris  over 12 years ago

    I LIKE Stephan Pastis! He’s nice to his fans and he’s funny! Don’t go calling him a “no talent hack”!

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    De_Faulto  almost 11 years ago

    Stephan Pastis is the one with the cigarette and baseball cap.

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