by The King

In honor of Red Planet Day, several cartoonists will be participating in “Beam Me to Mars,” the first ever opportunity for the people of Earth to send messages and pictures to Mars! It celebrates the 50th launch anniversary of the first successful mission to Mars—NASA’s Mariner 4 on November 28th 1964. This week, Tuesday's Top Ten Comics gives a shout out to Earth's rusty red neighbor.

1. Edison Lee and Joules will be making the trip to Mars on November 28, 2014.

 

 2. “The Pajama Diaries” made special mention of Uwingu's Beam Me Up project with a special Mars-themed comic ...

 

 3. Mooch is taking a trip and Earl thinks he might as well be going to Mars based on the distance ...

4. Dan Piraro (“Bizarro”) envisions Mars being a lot like Earth in many ways ...

 

 5. “Six Chix” experiments with time travel in this Sunday comic by Rina Piccolo ...

6. Elmo in “Blondie” doesn't have to go far to ponder the existence of life on other planets ...



7. All sorts of characters turn up in “Tina's Groove” ...

 

8. If dogs could talk and read, this is what they might say ...

 

 9. Curtis makes a giant discovery of his own about career aspirations ...

 

 10. Finally, “The Lockhorns” discuss room temperature and the notion of “Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus” ...

 

 
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