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Comic Strip: Life in Hell
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Life in Hell

Life in Hell, (later Life is Swell in 2007), was a weekly comic strip by Matt Groening that ran from 1977 to 2012.

Life in Hell started in 1977 as a underground comic book Groening used to describe life in Los Angeles to his friends. Groening photocopied and distributed the comic book to friends and sold it for two dollars a copy at the "punk" corner of the record store in which he worked. Life in Hell debuted as a comic strip in the avant-garde Wet magazine in 1978, to which Groening made his first professional cartoon sale.

The series focuses on the life of Binky, a bitter, depressed and thus "normal" rabbit stuck in a dead end job, with a bad apartment and regularly sees a therapist. The stories follow his interactions with other humanoid-animals and his misadventures as he deals with his own issues and those of the others around him.

Matt Groening stated that he would continue the strip as often as possible, though his production was strained by work on The Simpsons and Futurama, until, on June 20th, 2012, he announced that Life in Hell would end altogether.

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