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NO PRODUCTS OTHER THAN CRAPPY PIZZA WILL BE SOLD

Ads by Project Wonderful! Your ad could be here, right now. Funky Winkerbean, 1/8/14 What form of misery is the Funkyverse foisting upon us this week? How about … economic misery? It seems that beloved (?) tertiary character Kahn’s business has succumbed to failure. Show More Summary

Comic Book John the Baptist’s head will end up on a platter, obviously

Ads by Project Wonderful! Your ad could be here, right now. Funky Winkerbean, 12/10/13 FUNKYQUEST, EVERYBODY! Cory Winkerbean has been assigned to dangerous mine-clearing duties in Afghanistan, so to give him strength his mother is attempting to fill in some gaps in his comic book collection. Show More Summary

In future generations, the smirk will be the last to go

Ads by Project Wonderful! Your ad could be here, right now. Funky Winkerbean, 11/18/13 Ahhh, another generation is about to be added to the great cycle of birth and death and misery, all of which takes place at Montoni’s pizza, justShow More Summary

I guess a bright yellow trench coat with a matching hat would be pretty avant-garde

Ads by Project Wonderful! Your ad could be here, right now. Funky Winkerbean, 11/15/13 I don’t know why, but I was under the impression that Lisa’s Forbidden Diary, the one that will help Les get inside his late wife’s head and unlock...Show More Summary

Coming soon to the Misery Channel

Ads by Project Wonderful! Your ad could be here, right now. Funky Winkerbean, 11/13/13 I’ve settled into a sort of Stockholm Syndrome thing with Funky Winkerbean, where I’ve decided that, since I’m apparently going to keep reading it...Show More Summary

Facial expression theater

Ads by Project Wonderful! Your ad could be here, right now. Funky Winkerbean, 11/5/13 One of the downsides of the thick, suffocating blanket of omnipresent gloom that covers the characters in Funky Winkerbean at all times is that it’s often difficult to know how exactly how we’re supposed to be reading their facial expressions. Show More Summary

"Funkynomics"

The Comics Curmudgeon: Funky Winkerbean, 10/14/13 In exchange for his miserable wordplay, Jim Kablichnik gets a ticket to Becky’s miserable event — a capsule illustration of Westview economics. In the standard microeconomic model, transactions equilibrate supply and demand. But the classical supply curve occupies only the upper-right of four quadrants,...

Funkynomics

Ads by Project Wonderful! Your ad could be here, right now. Funky Winkerbean, 10/14/13 In exchange for his miserable wordplay, Jim Kablichnik gets a ticket to Becky’s miserable event — a capsule illustration of Westview economics. In the standard microeconomic model, transactions equilibrate supply and demand. Show More Summary

“Trip” as a nickname is bad enough, but this is beyond the pale

Ads by Project Wonderful! Your ad could be here, right now. Funky Winkerbean, 8/26/13 Oh goodie, it’s been far too long since the main characters in Funky Winkerbean have faced an existential threat that will provide them with an opportunity...Show More Summary

Super-depressing flashbacks (go on, guess the strip)

Ads by Project Wonderful! Your ad could be here, right now. Funky Winkerbean and Crankshaft, 6/7/13 So we’ve been wandering down Funkyverse memory lane this week, encountering of revelations about Lisa and Darrin and Frankie. This had...Show More Summary

FunkyWatch: May's Most Depressing 'Funky Winkerbean' Strips

Over the past 40 years, Tom Batiuk's Funky Winkerbean has transitioned from a gag-a-day comic strip about a high school to an ongoing chronicle of pure, abject misery. Thanks to the ongoing commentary on Josh Fruhlinger's Comics Curmudgeon, I am now... Read more Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

It’s not like it’d be a good realty TV show

Ads by Project Wonderful! Your ad could be here, right now. Funky Winkerbean, 5/25/13 Oh, hey, I guess I’ve been neglectful of the great Darrin/Frankie confrontation because it’s been … kind of boring? Considering the air of menace that...Show More Summary

If only Beth’s mother were here, to point out the warning signs

Ads by Project Wonderful! Your ad could be here, right now. Funky Winkerbean, 5/4/13 Oh, man, Darrin’s bio-dad is just not going to give up on his mission of assholery, is he? I have literally no idea what he thinks is going to happen if he goes public with the knowledge that Dead Lisa had sex as a teenager and had a kid and gave it [...]Show More Summary

Let’s take the audio tour of this evil scientist’s lab!

Ads by Project Wonderful! Your ad could be here, right now. Funky Winkerbean, 4/29/13 Oh, hey, it looks like it’s a long-absent father party at Funky Winkerbean! First Darrin’s bio-dad took up residence in a local motel, determined to...Show More Summary

Funkyverse Saturday

Ads by Project Wonderful! Your ad could be here, right now. Funky Winkerbean, 4/27/13 Is “being Nordic” a thing people say to mean “being pessimistic?” Wouldn’t people in the Funkyverse just say “being a normal human who understandsShow More Summary

Also, I think Eula just drugged the gumbo, call the cops ASAP

Ads by Project Wonderful! Your ad could be here, right now. Funky Winkerbean, 4/11/13 So Lisa’s Story has been picked up for direct-to-TV movie fame for big bucks, and I have to admit that I’m of two minds about this. On the one hand, I find the unrelenting grimness of the Funkyverse fairly awful, so I suppose I should be glad that some good has actually [...]Show More Summary

Tom Batiuk Talks "Funky Winkerbean"

Award-winning cartoonist Tom Batiuk tells CBR about his long-running comic strip, the benefits of working so far ahead, killing off characters and his journey from comic book letter hack to cartoonist.

It’s funny!

Ads by Project Wonderful! Your ad here, right now: $0 Momma, 2/21/13 It’s funny because Momma is down to her last five bucks and her son is a thief. Funky Winkerbean, 2/21/13 Many, many comic strips have terrible dialogue, but the dialogue in Funky Winkerbean and sister strip Crankshaft is terrible in its own unique way — not from lack of craft or attention (Hi, [...]Show More Summary

FunkyWatch: January's Most Depressing 'Funky Winkerbean' And 'Crankshaft' Strips

Thanks to Josh Fruhlinger at the Comics Curmudgeon, I started reading Tom Batiuk's long-running newspaper comic strips, Funky Winkerbean and Crankshaft. For those of you who aren't familiar with it, what started as a strip full of wacky high-school... Read more Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

Random Nerd Nostalgia: Morning Funnies Cereal

[Image description: A collection of characters from late 80's comic strips--Luann, Funky Winkerbean, Dennis the Menace, Hagar the Horrible, Beetle Bailey, Family Circus characters, and an annoying baby character whose name I can't be arsed to research,are all excitedly eating cereal. Show More Summary

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