If your sense of humor has dark undertones, you’re gonna love J. L. Westover aka Mr. Lovenstein’s comics. The artist himself describes them as “sad, pathetic, and sarcastic but in a funny way.” Featuring everything from talking animals to funny slices of life, these strips should help you get through this workday quicker.
“We seek laughter when we’re suffering,” Mr. Lovenstein told Bored Panda. “I like to explore that suffering and isolate what’s so damn funny about it. Why do we find cringe funny? Why do bad movies make us laugh? I also find life to be utterly absurd and you can show how absurd it is with minimal effort.”
“When someone resonates with my work, it’s perhaps the single most gratifying part of creating anything,” the artist added. “It’s hard to speak for my audience, but I think they’re overall lovers of black comedy.”
“I could get all philosophical and introspective, but above all else I make jokes, and people like to laugh. Maybe if you scratch below the surface of these morbid jokes, some are drawn to the tinge of sadness, the absurdism, and the utter silliness of it all.”