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Wild Life had been running in the Daily Cardinal, the University of Wisconsin-Madison student newspaper, for more than two years by 1984, when this volume was released. In that time, the strip blasted the radical right, the radical left, University scandals, heartbreaks, television, the Nicaraguan rebels, relationships, slugs, and politicians. In short, life, love, and the world at its fallible best.

In the process, Wild Life gained a following of thousands of daily readers, awaiting the latest mishaps of Carson, the lovelorn muskrat, Hanly, the intellectual revolutionary weasel, Snyder, the somewhat existential badger and their supporting cast.

John Kovalic claims no knowledge of this whatsoever. According to him, he was in Pittsburgh the entire time.

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I had often wondered about the humble origins of Carson the Muskrat. He starts here as a college student who is undergoing the process of figuring out his life (well before he meets the Dork Tower crowd). Also, he's really funny to read about. [...]
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