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Encyclopedia > Weltschmerz (comic strip)

Weltschmerz is a weekly comic strip in Canada, written and drawn by cartoonist Gareth Lind. The strip, which is published in alternative newsweeklies such as eye, is a political satire similar to the cartoons of Ted Rall. This article is about the comic strip, the sequential art form as published in newspapers and on the Internet. ... An alternative weekly, alternately referred to as an alternative newsweekly or alternative newspaper, is a form of alternative media newspaper found in many centres in the United States and Canada. ... eye weekly is an alternative newsweekly newspaper in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... Ted Rall Ted Rall (born 1963 in Cambridge, Massachusetts) is a left-wing columnist and editorial cartoonist. ...

Characters in the strip include computer geek Horst Weltschmerz, his girlfriend Celia Jones, his friends Frank, Cindy, Cosmo and Max, and Max's partner Des. Political figures such as George W. Bush, Paul Martin, Mike Harris and Dalton McGuinty also appear regularly as characters. George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States and a former Governor of the State of Texas. ... The Right Honourable Paul Edgar Philippe Martin, PC , MP , LL.B , BA (born August 28, 1938 in Windsor, Ontario) is the Prime Minister of Canada. ... Michael Deane Harris (born January 23, 1945, in Toronto, Ontario) was the twenty-second Premier of Ontario from June 26, 1995 to April 15, 2002. ... The Honourable Dalton James Patrick McGuinty Jr. ...

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