"The Far Side" is the exclusive habitat of the craziest wildlife around--be it human or alien, reptile or mammal, arachnid or amoeba. In this realm reside the true comedians of the '80s--the stars who have kept the world laughing for nine years. Here are the finest speciemsn from this world, gathered to maintain the survival of all "Far Side" fans!
The Far Side was syndicated in more than 1,900 daily newspapers from 1980 to 1995, when Gary Larson retired. During its run, the cartoon spawned 22 books from AMP, which were translated into a total of 17 different languages. For his work with
The Far Side, Larson was awarded the Reuben Award for Outstanding Cartoonist from the National Cartoonists Society in 1991 and 1994. The group also named
The Far Side Best Syndicated Panel in both 1985 and 1987.