Thaves should write for The Simpsons.
Bob Thaves died last year. Like several comic strips, Frank and Ernest survives because his son took over.
I've often wondered what compels children of cartoonists to continue their fathers' work.
You only live once, and you want to spend the rest of your life producing more Frank and Ernest strips? You don't have any other dreams or aspirations?
The strips that change management are never family businesses worth preserving: Frank and Ernest, Hägar the Horrible, B.C., The Wizard of Id… All lame and irrelevant since before I was born, all who would miss them?