What if Your Favorite Popular TV Shows Were Comics?


Although the Sunday comics are still around these days in newspapers, they are unfortunately no longer the powerhouse of entertainment they once were for children. There was something special about sitting next to your parents and enjoying a Garfield or Peanuts strip as they read through the Sunday edition of the newspaper.

DirectTV merged them all together by reimagining some of today’s most popular shows as those nostalgic Sunday comics. It’s amazing how well a lot of these characters and styles merge. By taking the shows out of the style that you are used to seeing them, they it produces a whole new feel for the shows.

(Semi-Spoiler Alert)

Walking Dead/Peanuts


Pig Pen as Daryl Dixon is just about one of the greatest things ever. Suddenly Walking Dead isn’t as bleak and gory as you remember. Maybe it is all just a bunch of kids playing around in a field with sticks and bats?

Game of Thrones/Calvin and Hobbes


The adventurous duo of Calvin and Hobbes has been reimagined here as loveable (and tragic hero) Hodor, Bran and his Direwolf Summer. True fans of the show will also recognize the weirwood tree in the back. Again, for a show that shatters classic structures by killing off favorite characters and usually never ends with a happy ending, it’s hard to imagine this playful scene in the snow ending tragically.

Mr. Robot and Garfield


If you’ve seen the show, you’ll know the scene. If not, this could easily be a Jon Arbuckle cartoon (if he ever left the house). As the constant butt of Garfield’s insults, shenanigans, and jokes, he would play well as Elliot.



This scene is one of many where Selena Meyer relies on her assistant Gary’s help to navigate the many faces that make up the political realm. Julia Louis Dreyfus is one of the greatest physical comedians of our era, and Cathy is really the perfect fit for her character, Selena Meyer. You can almost see her belting out a frustrated “AACK”

Silicon Valley as Dilbert


Dilbert as Silicon Valley is really goes without saying. It is the only comic strip of that era that happens in an office setting, so it’s easy to replace Dilbert with Richard Hendriks. Those who know the show will also recognize the “Conjoined Triangle of Success” on the wall (the brainchild of CEO Jack Barker)

Empire as Baby Blues


Baby Blues is a comic about parents dealing with their children. Empire is a show about hip hop artists who sometimes act like children. It’s a perfect match.

Add Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

A Complete Guideline for Beginners to Make a Professional Film
A Beginners Guideline to Making a Professional Film
How to Step Back in Time for a Day
Five Solid TV Shows and Movies Turned into Games
10 Humongous Plot Holes in the Star Wars Franchise
The Benefits Of Elo Boosting
Guide to Retro Gaming: How to Prepare Your Playing Device for This
How to Get the Luna’s Howl Hand Cannon in Destiny 2
Explaining the Ending to Outlast 2
Who Is Gotham’s Solomon Grundy?
Explaining Black Sky from Marvel’s The Defenders
What We Know About the White Ranger Showing Up in BOOM! Studios’s Mighty Morphin Power Rangers
10 Things You Didn’t Know about Lord Zedd
Five DC Superheroes Who are Incredible Liars
10 Things You Didn’t Know about Guy Gardner
10 Things You Didn’t Know about Mister Terrific
10 Things You Didn’t Know about Marvel’s Okoye
Man Cave Creation
10 Steps to Creating the Ultimate Man Cave
How Do We Limit Screen Time and Set Children Up for Success?
3 Types of Useful Video Software You Should Consider Owning
Here’s Why Apple Should Buy Activision