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All-time favorite Outland Comic Strip:
Bloom County Billy and the Boingers Record

Outland is the continuation of Berke Breathed's world of comic characters that ran for six years - from 1989 until 1995. The comic is a spin-off of Bloom County.

Artistically, Outland was supposed to be a clean break for Breathed - he literally separated the two worlds of Bloom County and Outland from one another (using a metaphysical magic door), and Outland was supposed to offer new creative tangents for the writer. New, highly experimental artwork was used, and new characters were introduced. Yet in the third stip, Opus was back - and Bill the Cat (and many of the others from Bloom County) soon followed. The magic-door concept, the bizarre backgrounds all were paired back, and the strip became more or less a continuation of Bloom County. Whether intended or not, the beloved Bloom County characters found a new home in Outland.

Outland Character Additions:
Mortimer the Mouse
Mortimer Mouse
Truffles the Pig
Truffles the Pig
Ronald-Ann Smith
Ronald-Ann Smith
Tim W. Forty
Tim W. Forty

The most interesting new characters introduced in Outland are: Mortimer Mouse (the chain-smoking estranged fraternal twin of Mickey Mouse) and Ronald-Ann Smith (a poor black girl ironically named after Ronald Reagan). Ronald-Ann was a very minor character in Bloom County and was used to bridge the Bloom County and Outland universes. Other new characters are Tim W. Forty and Truffles the Pig.

List of Bloom County Books:
Politically, Fashionably, and Fashionably Incorrect Politically, Fashionably, and Fashionably Incorrect
An Outland Book By Berke Breathed
1992

The First Outland Collection. A great introduction into the world of Outland. Because Outland is a Sunday comic strip, each comic stands on it's own. There are some funny strips about dating, plastic surgery, male bonding and 1-900 numbers. ISBN 978-0316107013
His Kisses Are Dreamy But Those Hairballs Down My Cleavage His Kisses Are Dreamy But Those Hairballs Down My Cleavage!
An Outland BookBy Berke Breathed
1994

Another Tender Outland Collection. The second Outland book features most of the popular Bloom County characters back for comic fun. This book features Bill Gates, the health care industry, Bill Clinton, and skewers political correctness. ISBN 978-0316108676
One Last Little Peek One Last Little Peek
An Outland Book By Berke Breathed
1995

1980-1995 The Final Strips, the Special Hits, the Inside Tips. Contains the final Outland strips and the author's favorite Bloom Country comics. Truly a fantastic "best of", with great anecdotes from world leaders and famous people regarding their specific responses to various strips. A must have. ISBN 978-0316106900

Bloom County Collectibles For Sale...
Bloom County Books, Bloom County Mugs
Bloom County Plush, Bloom County Collectibles and more!


Bloom County - Bill the Cat Graphic Tee. THBBFT!
Bloom County - Bill the Cat Graphic Tee. THBBFT!
   $19.95
Bloom County: The Complete Library vol. 5 - SIGNED and Numbered Limited Edition
Bloom County: The Complete Library vol. 5 - SIGNED and Numbered Limited Edition
   $120.00
Don't Blame Me, I Voted for Bill N' Opus.  Bloom County Graphic Tee
Don't Blame Me, I Voted for Bill N' Opus. Bloom County Graphic Tee
   $19.95
BILL THE CAT DAKIN  PLUSH STUFFED TOY DOLL BLOOM COUNTY VINTAGE 1987
BILL THE CAT DAKIN PLUSH STUFFED TOY DOLL BLOOM COUNTY VINTAGE 1987
   $69.99
Bill the Cat 16” Plush Dakin Bloom County Vintage 1987 Tush Tag
Bill the Cat 16” Plush Dakin Bloom County Vintage 1987 Tush Tag
   $49.99
BILL THE CAT DAKIN  PLUSH STUFFED TOY DOLL BLOOM COUNTY VINTAGE 1987 Opus Friend
BILL THE CAT DAKIN PLUSH STUFFED TOY DOLL BLOOM COUNTY VINTAGE 1987 Opus Friend
   $58.00
Bloom County Complete Library Vol. 3 1984-1986 Signed / Remarqued - Bill the Cat
Bloom County Complete Library Vol. 3 1984-1986 Signed / Remarqued - Bill the Cat
   $299.95
Bloom County Bill the Cat vintage stuffed plush Dankin
Bloom County Bill the Cat vintage stuffed plush Dankin
   $69.99
Collectible 1985 Opus n' Bill Poster - Bloom County - Conservative Opus!!!
Collectible 1985 Opus n' Bill Poster - Bloom County - Conservative Opus!!!
   $99.95
NEW Bloom County Complete Library Vol. 5 - SIGNED and Numbered Limited Edition
NEW Bloom County Complete Library Vol. 5 - SIGNED and Numbered Limited Edition
   $150.00
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