* ''ComicStrip/PearlsBeforeSwine''.
* It's a crapsack universe for you, [[ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}} Charlie Brown]].
* Almost the whole point of ''ComicStrip/{{Dilbert}}''. Creator Scott Adams raises the suggestion in ''The Dilbert Principle'' in citing his reader mail that this is effectively TruthInTelevision (except, of course, not television).
* The once-lighthearted ''ComicStrip/FunkyWinkerbean'' seems to be set in one of these nowadays.
* ''ComicStrip/BloomCounty'', especially towards the end. Of course, the door to Outland is in the worst part of town.
* ''ComicStrip/LifeInHell''. [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin The title is not an exaggeration]].