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January 07, 2005

'L.A. Times' Drops Daily 'Garfield' as the Comic Is Blasted and Praised

'L.A. Times' Drops Daily 'Garfield' as the Comic Is Blasted and Praised: "'Garfield' has received mixed reviews in recent years, but the Times is one of the few papers to ever dare pull it. Reader reaction? 'We are getting complaints,' said Jennifer James, a Times editorial aide, but she declined to reveal how many.

The Times dropped the daily 'Garfield' effective two days ago -- while keeping the Sunday 'Garfield' -- to make room for 'Brevity,' a new comic by Guy Endore-Kaiser and Rodd Perry of United Media (E&P Online, Dec. 9). "

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