!! This comic is the TropeNamer for:
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** Arguably a [[TropesAreNotBad positive example]]. Part of his commemorative book, "The Prehistory of the Far Side", consists of him saying how grateful he is that his editors kept him in line and prevented certain risky cartoons from making it to the newspapers. He even credits one case of this as saving his career.
** [[TropesAreNotGood However]], in the same book, he expresses his displeasure whenever strips were altered without telling him first.