November 30, 2022, Issue # 10
Made Me Chuckle
Another one of my absolute favorite cartoonists is Dave Coverly. A perfect example of why is this week’s “Made Me Chuckle.” Dave’s fantastic talent is reflected in how many awards he’s won. The link here is to his website www.speedbump.com. It’s worth a visit if you’re looking for copious laughs today. Also, check out his About Page if for no other reason than to check out the photo of him and his dog.
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