The digital world has allowed me a connection with my reader that I'd never had before. Can I be cautiously optimistic that they're going to be around for a while? All right, well, maybe let's look at a couple comics and that will give people a bit of a feeling for it. You must have an account to access this feature. Retrieved July 22, In the comic's later years, the county contained what appeared to be a big-city ghetto "the wrong side of the tracks", as it was known.
We both remembered that he sent me a bouquet of flowers when I had broken my back in in a flying accident. Our producer Sam Briger used to read "Bloom County" and was pleasantly surprised when he discovered the strip had returned so he recorded an interview with Berkeley Breathed which we're about to hear, and Sam is here to introduce it. And when I was 23, I would never have paused at - and I certainly spent more time with celebrities than I would now as far as satirical targets. Deadlines and dead-tree media took the fun out of a daily craft that was only meant to be fun. So this summer, just a couple months ago when "Go Set A Watchman" was causing an uproar, I went back to my files and I pulled an old fan letter from years ago. In the order the characters debuted:. Marlisa J rated it really liked it Sep 26,
This is the first time Bloom County has been collected in a digital library. Dipping in and out when my soul needs a lift and it it still brilliant. Bloom County is an American comic strip by Berkeley Breathed which originally ran from December 8, , until August 6, All of these strips were retired at the height of their popularity by their award-winning creators, and fans have hoped ever since to talk them back into syndication with heaps of fan mail and social media begging, all for naught. Ten Great Ideas about Chance Paperback.
Archived from the original on October 26, And that created a lot of controversy. Another strip has Opus trying to make airline reservations to Des Moines, Iowa. Hearing my comic strips read as a transcript is a horrifying thing. Shortly after Bloom County ended, Breathed started a Sunday-only strip called Outland with original characters and situations introduced in Bloom County' s final days. Now, more than twenty-five years after it ended, "Bloom County" has returned in full force and humor online, with an ever-growing fanbase every bit as zealous as it was in the strip's heyday.