Winners and sociopaths: the mind of Stephen Cloud

The best of Steven Cloud’s Boy on a Stick & Slither (BOASAS) comics recall Calvin & Hobbes, and Linus’ existential philosophizing in the glory days of Peanuts.

The strip has reached new heights lately — “Champions of Winning” is a recent favorite — but it’s always been good.

Conformity” has hung on the Maud Household’s pantry since 2002. “Don’t forget! Be severely competitive within the narrow range of acceptable behavior.”

Here’s an August 2006 interview with Cloud, a Brooklynite raised in Bonifay, Florida.


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