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No. 2431: Sparkyfield

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Strip by: Jacob Huller

{Garfield is sitting on a TV}
Garfield: Happiness is a warm television set.
{Garfield sees Snoopy in the mirror}
{Garfield lies atop Snoopy's doghouse}
Garfield: sigh

The author writes:

Panels from all three of Garfield's tributes to Charles "Sparky" Schulz, creator of Charlie Brown and Snoopy and friends.

Panel #1: During Garfield's first week, Jim Davis gives a nod to his inspiration for good luck. Panel #2: At the height of Garfield's popularity, Davis and Schulz are good friends, and do a playful crossover between their equally loved characters. Panel #3: Several months after Schulz's death, Davis has Garfield take Snoopy's iconic place on the doghouse, showing that Sparky's work will live on in all the people he inspired.

Original strips: 1978-06-23, 1988-11-14, 2000-05-27.