classic cartoons, a doodle from the sketchbook of producer Gary Larson and a letter from the cartoonist himself. Despite the strip’s cultural ubiquity in the form of calendars, books, and posters, the website is the first time the comic has ever been authorized will be available online soon.
To mark the 40th anniversary of the strip, which was syndicated from 1980 to 1995, thefarside.com will periodically post new comics The iconic comic strip The For Side today launched its official website, which began with a selection of from Larsen in 2020.
Larsen’s letter hesitated to embrace the Internet, mainly on his understanding of copyright infringement issues.
“Year, when I slowly started to realize that I had a second publisher and distributor of my work, known to someone as a scanner and collaborator, I wrote it an open letter Not found enough for, “Larson writes,” “The best – as I could – I liked how people who would do so would refuse.”
The Far Side’ is finally online-and new funnies are coming
Most of these websites, Far Side fans, Complies with requests to take down comics. But now cartoonists say their attempt to take control of comics is “an upheaval”, and they hope to give comics an official digital home Will “help reduce impulse-violating impulses.”
High technological improvements in security and graphics are also another push for Larsen to join the online world.
However, they still have some reservations about the internet – “If they wanted to, I’m sure Russians could get inside this thing and start messing with my captions. (I know they can Thinking about!)
“Larson told The New York Times that he had recently received a tablet and that he was having fun drawing again.
Larsen writes, “I hope I helped explain all the reasons here for why I was so late at this party.” “But I’m finally here. And I can use a drink.”