Comic Strip: The Optimist

The Optimist: The Only Comic On The Internet.
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The Optimist is a weekly black & white comic strip of dumb gags, little complainy rants, parodies, designery crap, infographics, fake ads, and bad writing by Tom Pappalardo. The comic was named Whiskey! Tango! Foxtrot! from 2007-2008 (also archived on the site) before a new layout and name change in 2010. Pappalardo is also the author of Broken Lines, an illustrated story/graphic novel. The Optimist runs in The Valley Advocate weekly paper.


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