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No. 458: Manga Garfield 2 - The End

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Manga Garfield 2 - The End

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Permanent URL: https://mezzacotta.net/garfield/?comic=458

Strip by: DanielBT

Jon: ...
{Jon looks outside to the balcony.}
{He looks over the balcony, down several floors to the pavement below.}
Jon: ...
Jon: ...
Caption: After years of taking Garfield for granted, Jon is shaken by a horrifying vision of the inevitable process called "time".
Jon: Only one weapon...
{Jon wipes the cat paw prints off the balcony railing.}
SFX: flip! flip!
Caption: ... denial.
Caption: Locked fast within a time where Garfield no longer exists, Jon grapples with his greatest fear...
Caption: ... Loneliness.

The author writes:

The last two pages of the first What's Michael comic. In the original Manga, the thoughts the cartoonist had during the close-up were:

"Okay, Okay, don't come back to haunt me, all right?"

"So the cartoonist prayed with all his heart..."

Dialogue obviously taken from these strips: 1989-10-28, 1989-10-27.

Less obvious is the yelling of Garfield's name, which came from these strips: 1989-04-10, 1998-03-06.

Original strips: 1989-04-10, 1989-10-27, 1989-10-28, 1998-03-06.