Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis for October 21, 2016
"The pre-history of 'Pearls'; or, how 'Pearls' came to be the messed-up strip it is." Rat: The humans that survived the great nuclear blast were forever changed genetically. They lost their mouths. And almost every single man became bald. And the women's bodies suddenly looked like they were drawn by a four-year-old. Stephen: That hurts. Rat: Seriously. Did the nuclear war kill all the art teachers?