Monty is one of my favorite strips. I'm especially partial to Fleshy, the furless psychotic cat seen here performing some rabbitless magic. The strip, which started off as Robotman, has been running for over 25 years now and was originally started by United Features Syndicate to tie in with a toy merchandising campaign. Jim Meddick was asked to draw the strip after a young Bill Watterson turned the opportunity down. He went on to create his own strip Calvin and Hobbes.