Death Never Takes a Holiday

Seriously, what is it with comic strips featuring Death lately? It’s not just one or two strips: this seems to be a trend across the entire “comics page.”

Maybe all these artists are hitting Middle Age at the same time?

Some sense of foreboding in the air?

The artists have all joined a book club and they’re passing around Neil Gaiman graphic novels?

These two are just from today:

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(And by the way, I don’t really get the Lio: Death is going to discuss job opportunities at Tartarus Inc.?