Cartoons being produced more cheaply abroad

Since last Monday, Jim Meddick’s comic strip Monty has been playing with the idea that U.S. home cartoonists are so expensive that Monty Comics has relocated its production overseas. This is reported in Lifechanges…Delayed. As Carter writes:

bq. The drawings have been changed to something vaguely Mesopotamian in style, while the dialogue is made to sound “foreign.” The grammar and word order, for the most part, are standard English, except for the use of irregular punctuation — a reversed inverted question mark (¿, but flipped on its axis) and an inverted exclamation point (¡) — and odd phrasings.

Here’s an example:


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