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Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 04/22/2009

Do My Comics Look, Well, Green?

By Michael Cavna

Earl and Mooch appreciating a little tree-side R&R? "Mother Goose and Grimm" changing an "idea" light bulb?

Notice a trend in much of today's funnies?

Yep, that's because the syndicate King Features is staging its second annual Earth Day event. So such strips as "Mutts," "Beetle Bailey," "Zits" and "Sherman's Lagoon" feature "go green" themes.

The syndicate notes that the entire lineup will be spotlighted online at King's comics portal, Comics Kingdom.

The creators are "presenting their "green" viewpoints through their characters," the syndicate says in a statement. "While keeping with the look and feel of their individual strips, the cartoonists all have the common goal of creating awareness for the environment."

By Michael Cavna  | April 22, 2009; 11:30 AM ET
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The best one of the day was Zits. Love the homage to Little Shop of Horrors.

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Posted by: FairlingtonBlade | April 22, 2009 10:25 PM | Report abuse

"Close To Home" is the all-time worst comic strip and "Wizard Of ID" is the all-time best-

Posted by: smithstar4 | April 26, 2009 3:44 PM | Report abuse

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