He’s also resourceful, having come up with an extremely portable and dual-use version of his best-selling anthologies: “Tundra” playing cards. (Insert your own “playing with a full deck” joke here.)
A set of the playing cards are up for grabs this week. As the artist suggests, use these for a poker game and see if anyone at the table can keep a straight face.
Imagine having 54 of the strip’s funniest cartoons at your disposal, including one of my personal favorites: a dog musher looking at a seemingly deflated husky and thinking, “Dang. A flat.”
(For a closer look at Carpenter’s northern lunacy, visit his site’s online store.)
These cards are great to take along when you travel. When faced with an airline delay, you can become a big screaming jerk or you can chill out and play solitaire. You can also pass the mini-toons around to get the folks in your immediate vicinity in a better mood.
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