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Mars Is a Long Way from Bloom County: Berkeley Breathed at the Cartoon Art Museum - By - February 15, 2011 - SF Weekly
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Mars Is a Long Way from Bloom County: Berkeley Breathed at the Cartoon Art Museum

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It's unusual β€” but not unthinkable β€” for an artist to retire a certain style or project while it's still popular. Better to be remembered for the high points, the reasoning goes, rather than as β€œthe thing that wouldn't die.” In the 1980s, cartoonist Berkeley Breathed pushed the outlandish cast of Bloom County to popularity and a Pulitzer.