Classic Comic Strips and Web Comics

Published: Sept. 1, 2023, 4 p.m.


My guest this week is comedian Rebecca Kaplan! Have you read Scott McCloud\'s Understanding Comics? What was The Yellow Kid? Why was he called that? What\'s the deal with Krazy Kat? How much does Brett like Fun Home? Has Brett seen Fun Home the musical? What is Barnaby? What do you learn about history by reading newspaper comics? What the heck is Dreams of the Rarebit Fiend? Who was Windsor McCay? Where does Brett get most of his comic strips these days? What happened with the comic strip Nancy? What happened with For Better or Worse? What is Hark! A Vagrant about? Who is Sarah Vowell? What is xkcd famous for? What is Dilbert really about? What happened to Dilbert? What did Scott Adams say? What is Dinosaur Comics?\\xa0

Reading list:
The Yellow Kid
Krazy Kat
Barnaby (free on Comixology Unlimited)
Fun Home
The Annotated Alice in Wonderland
xkcd books
Dreams of the Rarebit Fiend
For Better or Worse (free with Kindle Unlimited)

Watch list:
Citizen Kane