Perry Bible Fellowship

It’s been a long time — about 11 years — since I posted about Nicholas Gurewitch’s comic strip The Perry Bible Fellowship (in 5/17/05, “Ending with a preposition”), and now I come finally to Gurewitch’s big compendium of 2009, Almanack (published in Wilwaukie OR — note the spelling — by Dark Horse Comics).

PBF is often grotesque, sometimes coarse, sometimes violent, but never dull. The human figures are mostly white globe-faced creatures, as in this unfortunate pun:


And occasionally there are penguins, sometimes mortally pursued by killer whales:


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