When this 19th volume was published in 1990, Garfield was still going strong. In this volume, Garfield, Odie, Jon, Arlene, Irma, Liz, Nermal, and Jon's family from the farm continue to make us laugh. From imperfect camping to a typical spider massacre, the humor in these strips never gives itself up. Also, on 4/27/1990, we get to see the REAL Odie as Garfield and Jon are out of the house. This new edition of "Garfield Hangs Out" features all of the strips that are now in color. The first panel of every Sunday strip has been left out, though, which is a shame because the Sunday strips featured here do feel a bit incomplete.
But anyway, the most syndicated comic strip is still active for 31 years now! Sure, the strips this year may not be as great as the more classic ones in the late 80's and the 90's, but they can still make us smile. For this 19th installment, we can fully cherish the characters and the straightforward humor.