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Best Funky Winkerbean Parody Ever

Shortpacked! scores a direct hit with its hilarious Monday parody of the popular newspaper comic strip Funky Winkerbean.

The long-running King Features comic by Tom Batiuk started out as a light-hearted strip about students. But soap-opera storylines and misery gets more attention and acclaim than teenage hijinks, and the strip became a never-ending parade of after-school specials and "very special episodes." Its characters have suffered loss of limbs, cancer, abuse, unwanted pregnancy, dyslexia, alcoholism, suicidal tendencies, hearing loss, post-traumatic stress disorder, divorce, heartbreak and more. Frankly, it's a wonder any of them are still alive.

That's a bold statement

Best ever!?! I mean, out of all the Funky Winkerbean parodies that have existed in the known universe, am I to stand here and belive yours is the best?

heh, well, as a long-time

Linda Howard Valentine's picture

heh, well, as a long-time reader of the Comics Curmudgeon, I've seen quite a lot of them, and this one surpassed all the rest I've seen. But if you have a suggestion of your own, I'd love to see it!