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Did This Old Comic Inspire Matt Groening? [Pic]

Hits: 10129 | Rating: (3.0) | Category: Arts & Literature | Added by: fancylad
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8BitHero
Male, 18-29, Europe
 5426 Posts
Thursday, October 25, 2012 2:36:20 PM
I don't get it.

Vimto
Male, 40-49, Europe
 2766 Posts
Thursday, October 25, 2012 8:17:12 AM
I suspect convergent evolution.

jendrian
Male, 18-29, Canada
 2493 Posts
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 9:45:08 PM
The writing at the bottom says something about "axing too well" in Icelandic. I doubt Danish newspapers and magazines don't translate their punchlines.

razbitom
Male, 40-49, Australia
 858 Posts
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 4:25:48 PM
looks more like the modern homer than the original homer. you know... the one that evolved from a bunny.



Tiredofnicks
Male, 30-39, Europe
 5010 Posts
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 3:55:42 PM
The character is Adamson, a swedish cartoon that ran from 1920 to 1960.

Assorted strips

mervviscious
Male, 40-49, Midwest US
 1807 Posts
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 3:02:56 PM
there's an Amazon river... oh your god... kids today..

FoolsPrussia
Male, 30-39, Western US
 3403 Posts
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 2:34:24 PM
'Isn't Copenhagen in Denmark, not Iceland?'

Who are you going to trust, your high school geography teacher or the guy who thinks Antarctica is a country and that the Amazon River is in Africa?

arrheniusk
Male, 30-39, Eastern US
 8 Posts
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 1:37:25 PM
Isn't Copenhagen in Denmark, not Iceland?

Cajun247
Male, 18-29, Southern US
 10436 Posts
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 1:29:46 PM
Interesting...

fancylad
Male, 30-39, Western US
 2523 Posts
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 12:33:05 PM
Link: Did This Old Comic Inspire Matt Groening? [Pic] [Rate Link] - This comic strip was found in a 1949 Icelandic newspaper. Was Matt Groening inspired by it for Homer? It's uncanny.


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