SUNDAY FUNNIES AND THEIR LITERARY COUNTERPARTS

  1. Far side - kafka
  2. Garfield - murakami
  3. Nancy & sluggo - henry & anais
  4. Calvin & hobbes - burroughs & kerouac
    Both love to have freewheeling good times but one always has to rein in the other because he's in a fantasy world of giant bugs and stuff
  5. Bc - flannery o'connor
    Except o'connor is funny
  6. Peanuts - lord of the flies
  7. Ziggy - bukowski
  8. Zits - franzen
    "Purity" & every zits strip can be distilled into, "young people love texting"
  9. The lockhorns - marquis de sade
  10. Snuffy smith - faulkner
  11. Beetle bailey - tim o'brien
  12. Zippy the pinhead - thomas pynchon
  13. Boondocks - james baldwin
  14. Dilbert - dfw
  15. Pluggers - ayn rand
  16. Dennis the menace - brett easton ellis
  17. Slylock fox - paul auster
  18. Shoe - updike
  19. Doonesbury - tolstoy
  20. Funky winkerbean - carver
  21. Baby blues - charlotte perkins gilman