Jim Davis

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Garfield Creator Apologizes to Vets for 'Stupid Day' Strip

Yesterday's comic was 'worst timing ever,' Jim Davis admits

(Newser) - Garfield creator Jim Davis has apologized after accidentally causing an uproar with a Veterans Day comic. The strip—viewable here —shows spiders celebrating "National Stupid Day" in remembrance of a squished colleague. Davis says he wrote the strip nearly a year ago and didn't know it would run... More »

'Garfield' Without Garfield Lands Book Deal

Surreal blog branches out with original creator's blessing

(Newser) - Some comic strip authors might be miffed—or turn litigious—if a fan became a minor celebrity by systematically removing the namesake character and posting the edited strips on the Internet. Not "Garfield" creator Jim Davis, Editor & Publisher reports. With his blessing, Davis’ publisher will issue a book... More »

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