Mundane Utility: Newspaper Comics

  • The Far Side cartoon "Moses parting his hair" illustrates this.
  • A Liō comic has Lio making his giant robot clean the gutters.
  • Calvin of Calvin and Hobbes invents (or imagines) all kinds of amazing devices, such as a cloning box. He makes a clone of himself and tells it to do his homework. Unfortunately, since it's a clone of Calvin, this doesn't go over well ...