Comics - Women
9 Chickweed Laneby Brooke McEldowney
A rarity in the comics, 9 Chickweed Lane spotlights music and dance with superb artistry that complements Brooke McEldowney's strong-minded characters.
Alley Oopby Jonathan Lemon and Joey Alison Sayers
Alley Oop is the classic caveman comic strip revolving around the irrepressible Alley Oop, who travels from prehistoric Moo all the way to the 21st century in his friend Doc Wonmug's time machine.
The Argyle Sweaterby Scott Hilburn
Part subtlety, part irony, part chicken stock, The Argyle Sweater by Scott Hilburn is a modern comic recipe that's light on the heart and warms the soul -- and possibly wets your pants.
Arlo and Janisby Jimmy Johnson
From the ugly sofa that is the center of the "Arlo & Janis" universe, this shapeshifting comic strip has been just about everywhere, from unvarnished human drama to flights of unfettered comic fantasy, from unabashed pathos to pithy observational wit. The characters Arlo and Janis have played the parts of mermaids, squirrels, alligators and grasshoppers over the years, all while exploring the unexaggerated human condition and managing to become one of the most believable families in the funny pages. This unique approach has garnered Arlo and Janis an intelligent and engaged readership and guaranteed that a percentage of it will be confused and disgruntled at any given moment.
Bettyby Gary Delainey and Gerry Rasmussen
Betty is a smart, savvy comic character who is unapologetically ordinary, happy and female. Betty is a truly modern woman - a wife, mother and working woman.
Big Nateby Lincoln Peirce
Big Nate chronicles the humor and misadventures of 11-year-old Nate Wright: sixth-grade renaissance man, self-described genius, and the all-time record holder for most detentions in school history. The inventive, mischievous Nate is also the star of a bestselling book series that readers of all ages can't get enough of.
Biographicby Steve McGarry
Biographic combines Steve McGarry's bold, realistic artwork with succinct biographies of today's hottest stars.
The Born Loserby Art and Chip Sansom
The Born Loser began in 1965 as a strip with no central characters that revolved around the loser theme. Gradually, it developed into the comic we see today, starring lovable loser Brutus Thornapple.
Brevity - stripby Dan Thompson
Brevity is amusingly idiosyncratic and often uproariously funny. The single-panel comic takes bizarre and unexpected detours through pop culture and modern society, delighting in witty wordplay and situations so absurd you have to laugh.
The Bucketsby Greg Cravens
The Buckets offers a realistic snapshot of modern family life: the worries, the mayhem and the often-overlooked rewards.
Cathyby Cathy Guisewite
A comic page heroine struggles with the four basic guilt groups: Food, Love, Mother and Career.
Cow and Boy Classicsby Mark Leiknes
Cow and Boy explores the unlikely friendship of Billy, a regular boy who enjoys fishing, biking and hanging out with his best friend named Cow, who just happens to have four stomachs and a set of udders.
Cul de Sacby Richard Thompson
Welcome to the absurdly wonderful world of the Otterloops. Where world-renowned picky eating, manhole-cover dancing and driving the world's smallest street-legal car are all part of the day-to-day beauty of this transcendent comic strip.
Dilbertby Scott Adams
Dubbed "the cartoon hero of the workplace" by The San Francisco Examiner, Dilbert is the cubicle-bound star of the most photocopied, pinned-up, downloaded, faxed and e-mailed comic strip in the world.
Doonesburyby Garry Trudeau
Articulate, abrasive, political, compassionate, misunderstood, misprinted and outrageous -- never complacent. Garry Trudeau is America's premier social and political satirist.
F Minusby Tony Carrillo
F Minus is a single panel comic strip that is utterly bizarre, boldly absurd and thoroughly hilarious. The approachable artwork and comic inversion of everyday life found in F Minus have made it a proven hit with young adults, and the strip was chosen by more than 200,000 college students as the winner of the "mtvU Strips" contest.
FoxTrotby Bill Amend
FoxTrot chronicles the Fox family and their typical suburban life. If by typical life you somehow meant iguanas, math jokes, World of Warcraft references and one-upmanship in the sibling prank department.
Frank and Ernestby Thaves
Frank & Ernest stars Frank and Ernest, playful punsters with the ability to appear as any person, place or thing in any time period. The constant element is the pair's "frank and earnest" iconoclastic attitude.
Frazzby Jef Mallett
Frazz by Jef Mallett follows the adventures of an unexpected role model: an elementary-school janitor who's also a Renaissance man.
Garfieldby Jim Davis
He's a wise-cracking, nap-taking, coffee-guzzling, lasagna-loving, Monday-hating, dog-punting, spider-whacking, mailman-mauling fat cat. He's Garfield -- the world's most hilarious (and popular) feline!
Get Fuzzyby Darby Conley
At the center of this warm and fuzzy romp is Rob Wilco, a single, mild-mannered ad executive and guardian of anthropomorphic scamps Bucky and Satchel.
Graffitiby Gene Mora
Graffiti is a witty play on words with a clever, often ironic message.
Grand Avenueby Mike Thompson
Grand Avenue, the daily and Sunday comic strip by four-time Pulitzer finalist Mike Thompson, follows the antics of an energetic pair of fraternal twins being raised by their grandmother.
The Grizzwellsby Bill Schorr
For a family strip with bite, you can't do better than The Grizzwells, starring a four-bear family of grizzlies.
Heart of the Cityby Mark Tatulli
Heart's a little girl with a big imagination, and if the world isn't her oyster, it will be soon enough!
Hermanby Jim Unger
One of the most innovative comics of all time, Herman is the groundbreaking offbeat humor panel created by Jim Unger.
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In the Sticksby Nathan Cooper
Failed golf pro Del tries to make a go of the bankrupt Blooming DogLeg Golf Club with the help of some very special woodland friends: Cosmo, the bluejay, Dewey the vested bear and Flip the bitter beaver.
JumpStartby Robb Armstrong
Packed with humor and heart,
JumpStart is a modern comic strip with a classic feel. At the core of the JumpStart family is Joe Cobb, a big-city cop, his wife, Marcy, a nurse in a bustling Philadelphia hospital, their daughter Sunny, son Jojo and infant twins, Tommi and Teddy. This family oriented strip, which has been running since 1989, is one of the most popular African-American comics in syndication history.
The Knight Lifeby Keith Knight
The Knight Life is a hilariously twisted view of life through the eyes and pen of its creator, community-oriented urban hipster and award-winning cartoonist Keith Knight.
Lolaby Todd Clark
Everyone's grandma may not be as witty as Lola, a sharpshooter who's busy living life to the fullest and making sure everyone else does too.
Luannby Greg Evans
Readers of all ages love Luann, a strip that brings to life the daily drama of being a young woman through Greg Evans' insightful humor and true-to-life characters.
Marmadukeby Brad Anderson
Marmaduke is America's most lovable Great Dane. Created by Brad Anderson, the classic comic canine has delighted newspaper readers since 1954. Marmaduke lives with the Winslow family, who, try as they might, just can't seem to get him to obey.
Moderately Confusedby Jeff Stahler
Moderately Confused is a laugh-out-loud daily humor panel from award-winning editorial cartoonist Jeff Stahler.
Montyby Jim Meddick
This award-winning, quirky comic strip created by Jim Meddick in 1985 spoofs suburbia, trashes tacky TV shows and offers absurdist commentary on everything from hosing down spider monkeys to the latest conspiracy theory.
Nancyby Olivia Jaimes
Created by Ernie Bushmiller in the 1930s, Nancy is famed for its gentle humor and surrealistic sight gags.
Off the Markby Mark Parisi
Mark Parisi's comic panel off the mark hits a bull's eye with slightly skewed humor and a twisted look at the little things we take for granted.
Over the Hedgeby T Lewis and Michael Fry
Over the Hedge takes a freshly skewed look at suburban living from the perspective of the animals who lived there first.
Peanutsby Charles Schulz
If ever there is an iconic comic strip, it is Peanuts. What began in the funny pages in 1950 has developed into an enduring classic. Whether you're persnickety like Lucy, a philosopher like Linus, a joyous Flying Ace like Snoopy, or a lovable underdog like Charlie Brown, there is something to touch your heart or make you laugh in Peanuts.
Pearls Before Swineby Stephan Pastis
At its heart, Pearls Before Swine is the comic strip tale of two friends: an arrogant Rat who thinks he knows it all and a slow-witted Pig who doesn't know any better. Together, this pair offers caustic commentary on humanity's quest for the unattainable.
Phoebe and Her Unicornby Dana Simpson
Ten-year-old Phoebe finds friendship and self-confidence with her magical friend Marigold in this beautifully drawn comic strip.
Pooch Cafeby Paul Gilligan
Unhinged by his master's marriage to a "cat person," Poncho escapes to Pooch Cafe for some canine camaraderie and to further their plot to rid the Earth of all cats with a giant catapult.
Prickly Cityby Scott Stantis
Prickly City centers around the friendship between a coyote pup named Winslow and a young girl named Carmen. Carmen is a feisty libertarian-conservative, while Winslow is a coyote with political aspirations. Through it all, Carmen and Winslow are friends to the end.
Real Life Adventuresby Gary Wise and Lance Aldrich
Real Life Adventures is the kind of art that sort of imitates life. It is a celebration of the banal by two truly mundane fellows, Lance Aldrich and Gary Wise. It's about stomach noises in business meetings, bugs in your porch light and trying to extract a single hanger from the closet.
Reality Checkby Dave Whamond
Cartoonist Dave Whamond offers an offbeat view of the world in Reality Check, a comic panel that exposes the hidden hilarity in everyday situations.
Rip Haywireby Dan Thompson
Rip Haywire is an action-packed, silly send-up of the adventure comic strip that takes readers on a roller-coaster ride across the globe and shows how even studly mercenaries get yelled at by their mothers.
Ripley's Believe It or Notby John Graziano
Ripley's Believe It or Not!, one of the longest-running comic panels in history, continues to fascinate comics readers with unbelievable facts from around the world.
Rose is Roseby Don Wimmer and Pat Brady
Rose is Rose presents the extraordinary nature of everyday life as seen through the eyes of the Gumbo family.
Stone Soupby Jan Eliot
Jan Eliot's funny and irreverent Stone Soup follows the saga of an extended, blended family, starring two working-mom sisters living just across the fence from each other.
Tarzanby Edgar Rice Burroughs
A legendary hero, Tarzan enjoys the distinction of starring in the first adventure comic strip, the first continuity strip and the first strip to appeal to generation after generation for more than seven decades.
Thatababyby Paul Trap
Thatababy's philosophy can be summed up quite neatly: To keep his parents on their toes.
Tom the Dancing Bugby Ruben Bolling
A unique hybrid of editorial and comic strip cartooning, Tom the Dancing Bug deftly and uproariously tackles a wide range of subject matter, including political and social commentary.
WuMoby Wulff & Morgenthaler
Wumo is a delightfully irreverent one-panel comic strip that celebrates the absurdities of modern life. Populated by crazy beavers, disgruntled office workers, feuding married couples, gangster rappers and pool-playing unicorns, Wumo is an instant classic.
Ziggyby Tom Wilson & Tom II
Ziggy, America's lovable loser, has been inspiring readers for decades. And he still brings smiles to millions of readers every day. También disponible en Español.