Six of the ten 1990s comic strips tagged forgotten are still appearing in newspapers today. Their greatness can be debated (I see more than half as qualifying), but forgotten??
Zits stands out as it is one of the most popular syndicated comic strips running today. King Features describes it as “appear[ing] in more than 1,600 newspapers worldwide in 45 countries and is translated into 15 different languages. The comic has an estimated daily readership of more than 200 million readers.”
While those are numbers from years ago, I think Zits remains among the top ten in circulation numbers.
Zits is collected in an annual treasury book collecting a years worth of the strips.
Possibly great alternatives to those still being distributed could have been listed. Such as…
Man Martin’s Sibling Revelry; Sam Hurt’s Queen of the Universe, Doug Marlette’s Kudzu, McGregor and Yeates Zorro; or Doyle and Sternecky’s Walt Kelly’s Pogo. Or…
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