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20 Comic Strips That Are Hilariously Depressing  

Stephen Reyes
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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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If You're Good At Something
If You're Good At Something is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 20 Comic Strips That Are Hilariously Depressing
Photo:  AccordingtoDevin
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Promotion
Promotion is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 20 Comic Strips That Are Hilariously Depressing
Photo:  Zach Weinersmith
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Spring
Spring is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 20 Comic Strips That Are Hilariously Depressing
Photo:  ardenthusiast
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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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