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20 Comic Strips That Are Hilariously Depressing 

Stephen Reyes
Updated August 27, 2019 122.3k votes 20.4k voters 911.2k views 20 items

Is there anything more bittersweet than comics that are both funny and sad? They hit you right in that sweet spot that makes you smile and feel like your gut has been punched at the same time. Depressing comics have been a mainstay on the Internet for a long time, and over the years aspiring illustrators have mastered the art form.

Vote up these unbelievably funny and depressing comic strips, particularly the ones that made you laugh and feel terrible at the same time.

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Glad I Found You
Glad I Found You is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 20 Comic Strips That Are Hilariously Depressing
Photo:  Ryan Hudson
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Spring
Spring is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 20 Comic Strips That Are Hilariously Depressing
Photo:  ardenthusiast
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The Coat
The Coat is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 20 Comic Strips That Are Hilariously Depressing
Photo:  Jake Likes Onions
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Real Treasure
Real Treasure is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 20 Comic Strips That Are Hilariously Depressing
Photo:  It's the Tie/Mr. Lovenstein
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