If I had the time, talent and inclination, I reckon I'd love to be a comic strip artist. We've been looking at written humour in the classroom and analysing how much context and prior knowledge is needed in order for the humour in a comic strip to become obvious and theoretically, funny. In my searching on the web, I stumbled onto "Pearls Before Swine" which I think it is one of the best comic strips I have ever read. I don't believe that it has ever been syndicated in any Australian newspapers, so it is new to me.
I reckon my readers will have enough context to enjoy these...
Hey, this cartoonist has even got his own blog.
I laughed so much at the third one that I stole it for my next blog post