A few of you mentioned Garfield as a comic reference point. There have been some great online remixes of Garfield that you might be interested in.

Garfield minus Garfield” removes the cat from the strips, turning it into “an even better comic about schizophrenia, bipolor disorder, and the empty desperation of modern life.” For instance:

The Garfield Randomizer” mashes up random panels from the strip to create a nice example of non-sequitar panel transitions.

And my favorite: a thread of Garfield strips that just remove the cat’s thought balloons, making it about Jon talking to his cat pathetically. Some favorites from this thread:

and a bit more political: “This is the Garfield from September 11, 2001 – and even though it was probably prepared weeks or months in advance, it seems like a daringly edgy response to a crisis:”

I apologize in advance for the time you will now waste…