by Gerry Mak in Cool Websites on Tuesday 4 March 2008

In this post-everything mash-up culture, it’s still sometimes disarming to see how a small tweak can completely change the meaning of iconic images. Garfield Minus Garfield takes Jim Davis’ famous comic strip and removes the lasagna-loving tabby cat, leaving his owner Jon to dialogue with himself. The results are a strange, hilarious, and sometimes poignant commentary on schizophrenia and isolation. [see also the Japanese cartoon character, Gloomy Bear]