"Garfield Strikes Again" (No. 8 in the Garfield books)
1 Interview |
4 Articles |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
Did You Know?
When I write the comic strip, it's like watching TV in my head. I put Garfield in a situation--on a diet, camping, something--and I watch him and ask myself, 'What would he do? Where would he go? What would the other characters do and say?' I watch Garfield until he does soething funny, back up three frames and cut it off.
On the 22 August 1980 strip, Jon and Garfield are sitting on a hill on Jon's parents' farm. Jon says "You're really getting into this farm thing, aren't you, Garfield?" Garfield says "Yup. Wanna swap dirt jokes?" The original copy of the strip says "Sheep jokes". It was caught after the proofs came out. The correction was sent, but some papers ran the original. The Garfield book it's in (#4) also...
The creator of Garfield the cantankerous, overweight, orange cat that hates Mondays and loves lasagna