An insightful comic strip filled with edgy dialogue and thoroughly modern situations, Candorville by Darrin Bell is made for today's world. It fearlessly covers bigotry, poverty, homelessness, biracialism, personal responsibility, and more while never losing sight of the humor behind these weighty issues. The strip effectively targets the rising tide of socially conscious twenty- and thirtysomethings tackling tough issues with irony, satire, and humor, and taking a few well-aimed jabs at political correctness.
The built-in culture clash among Candorville's hip residents celebrates diversity by poking a little fun at it. Lemont Brown, his childhood friend Susan Garcia, and Clyde (that's "C-Dog" to you) represent the the rapidly growing black/Hispanic perspective in the United States. Syndicated worldwide in 2003, Candorville was one of the few comic strips to launch in both English and Spanish. The strip appears in such papers as the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Washington Post, Seattle Times, Detroit Free Press, Rocky Mountain News, and Al Dia (Dallas Morning News Spanish edition)....Continua