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Q: gary larsen "far side" question ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   2 Comments )
Subject: gary larsen "far side" question
Category: Arts and Entertainment > Comics and Animation
Asked by: atcarswell-ga
List Price: $2.00
Posted: 17 Apr 2005 19:07 PDT
Expires: 17 May 2005 19:07 PDT
Question ID: 510629
I am looking for a gary larsen "far side" that must have been from
about the early 1990s.  It depicts a guy in the foreground working in
the Hell scenery that Larsen is most famous for.  In the scene, the
guy is whistling while he works and carting around a wheelbarrow, and
otherwise looking pretty cheerful.  Meanwhile, the two demon overlords
in the background say something like "You know, we're just not getting
through to that guy!"

I would like to know where I can find that, and also whether or not it
is available online anywhere.  Thank you.

Request for Question Clarification by pinkfreud-ga on 17 Apr 2005 19:25 PDT
Is this your cartoon?

Request for Question Clarification by pinkfreud-ga on 17 Apr 2005 19:32 PDT
If the cartoon linked above is the correct cartoon, I have found a
better copy of it, in color. Just let me know whether or not this is
the cartoon you're looking for.

Clarification of Question by atcarswell-ga on 17 Apr 2005 19:40 PDT
Yes!  That is the one!!!! If you can find it in color...all the
better!!  Thank you!

Subject: Re: gary larsen "far side" question
Answered By: pinkfreud-ga on 17 Apr 2005 21:01 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
I'm glad to have been able to locate your cartoon.

Here is another black-and-white version:

Bardos Relationship Consulting: Whistling in Hell

Here are two color versions:

Le Chat Noir Boutique

Jerry Nilsson, Smedsbacksgatan

I located one black-and-white version of the cartoon (linked in my
clarification request, above) by using Google Images:

Google Image Search: far side hell

Once I had a copy of the cartoon, I did a Google search for the text
of the caption, which led me to sites that had the two color versions
and the second black-and-white version:

Google Web Search: "we're just not reaching that guy"

I hope this helps! If anything is unclear or incomplete, or if a link
doesn't work for you, please request clarification; I'll be glad to
offer further assistance before you rate my answer.

Best regards,
atcarswell-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars and gave an additional tip of: $1.00
Very fast...quite impressive!

Subject: Re: gary larsen "far side" question
From: pinkfreud-ga on 17 Apr 2005 22:26 PDT
Thanks for the five stars and the tip! It's always fun to help a "Far Side" fan.

Subject: Re: gary larsen "far side" question
From: pinkfreud-ga on 18 Apr 2005 11:01 PDT
Here you'll find the "Chez Rotting Carcass" cartoon:

Also here:

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