Southern Fried Fugitives is one of the comics featured in Nickelodeon Magazine.
Created by Simon and Kim Deitch, it followed the serialized adventures of four pieces of fried chicken that come to life during thunderstorm in a Mad Scientist's lab. The quartet, Chester the breast; Wingnut the wing; Legs the thigh; and Boom Boom the drumstick, now are on the run from humans who either want to eat them or exploit them.
This comic provides examples of:
- Anthropomorphic Food: The characters are this.
- Bittersweet Ending: After all they have been through, the Fugitives build a robot of a human child and jump into it than the robot explains to the young readers not to make fun of people who are different.
- The Drifter: The Fugitives.
- Freak Lab Accident: How our heroes were created.
- Let's Meet the Meat: The "I want to live" kind.