Here’s a long meandering overview of American Elf.


, the comic strip, is over. James Kochalka wrote and drew it from October 26, 1998, to the end of this past year.

An appreciation in 14 grafs:

The strip begins in black and white. Kochalka is popular. He is neurotic. He has clutter on his desk and on the floor. His anxiety gives him an…