Drawn by artist Dan Piraro, Bizarro is a single-panel cartoon strip that has been going since 1985 and has been published in over 360 newspapers and magazines.

One of the old-school cartoonists, Piraro has made the transition into web-based comics, a completely different ballgame where the competition is fierce and most artists struggle to make even a basic living from their craft.

Piraro is a prolific artist who aims to make a new comic every day, 365 days a year. Residing somewhere in Mexico with his beloved wife (who he refers to as his ‘Olive Oyl’), his takes on the absurdity and mindlessness of modern life are designed to make you think, as well as laugh.

According to his bio, his single panel gems are a “unique concoction of surrealistic imagery, social commentary, and witty plays on words. Indeed, if Salvador Dali, Garry Trudeau and Oscar Wilde had an illegitimate child, that child would be Dan Piraro.”

While he has produced thousands of comics with a variety of topics and themes, this list deals exclusively with therapy. Piraro often includes his ‘secret symbols’ in his comics too, the number he has included is indicated right above his signature. Look out for an eyeball (the Eyeball of Observation), a piece of pie (the Pie of Opportunity), a rabbit (the Bunny of Exuberance), an alien in a spaceship (the Flying Saucer of Possibility), the abbreviation "K2" (referring to his children Krelspeth and Krapuzar),  a crown (the Crown of Power), a stick of dynamite (the Dynamite of Unintended Consequences), a shoe (the Lost Loafer), an arrow (The Arrow of Vulnerability), a fish tail (The Fish of Humility) and an upside down bird (the Inverted Bird).

Can you find them all? Lay down on the couch, relax and scroll down below to check out some of Piraro’s classic comics, and don’t forget to upvote your favorites!

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Virgil Blue 1 year ago

I suddenly laughed out loud. People were staring. Worth it.

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Ethan Hunter 1 year ago

IT'S BRUCE!

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Neeraj Jha 1 year ago

Uh oh. Shrink is about to get shrunk.

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Ethan Hunter 1 year ago

There's no elephant in this room...

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Ethan Hunter 1 year ago

"And they keep saying, I FOUND HIM! whenever they see me."

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Pi... 1 year ago

Yes! This NEEDS to be upvoted! Part of the reason why I couldn't go through my anxiety therapy was because the amount I was being charged caused me more anxiety.

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Pamela 1 year ago

Reminds me of the family guy that was just on this Sunday

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Neeraj Jha 1 year ago

True shit.

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Neeraj Jha 1 year ago

He's very hurt because of that bitch.

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Jenger Spice 1 year ago

There's a pie on the table just sittin there

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Virgil Blue 1 year ago

Transspecies self identifying sheep needs society to just accept him as he is...

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Mangopirtelo a 1 year ago

Reminds me of "I'm just here for the comments" -Michael Jackson meme

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Erin Mc Neese 1 year ago

on second thought, i feel much better. okay thanks, byeeeeeeeeee(slowly fades away as he runs out)!

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stellermatt 1 year ago

watch responsibly

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dogemaster 1 year ago

alien in there

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Katja Pirjevec 1 year ago

A slice of Pie,a dynamite, an eyeball and a bird are hidden in every photos...

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JayMike 1 year ago

Why is there always a cake or other weird prop on the scene?

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Eric Trahan 1 year ago

ouch

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Pi... 1 year ago

Demand royalties!

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Nini Meow 1 year ago

He imagines the pie as well 🤣🤣

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Kathy Baylis 1 year ago

Dr Ben Carson!

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stellermatt 1 year ago

but my handwriting has got much, much worse

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Skure 1 year ago

I would like that too

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David White 1 year ago

*vegan zombie* graiinz

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C.Marrero 1 year ago

Tradition?

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Hans 1 year ago

Not with shoes on the couch! Oh no!

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Neeraj Jha 1 year ago

"You'll understand once you've your own kids, Birdie"

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earringnut 1 year ago

"vampire being eaten by a radioactive sheep"

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UniversalMel 1 year ago

There goes the dynamite....

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MJ 1 year ago

Not to mention a cavity search...

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Pi... 1 year ago

Took me a while to realise he was levitating. Some animation lines would've helped!

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David White 1 year ago

CoUlDnT dEcIdE oN cApS Or NoT

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Dinetk 1 year ago

I'm a therapist: I will use this to announce holidays 😃

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DE Ray 1 year ago

Having been a mechanic for a while, I must say - several of the people who brought their car in would have benefited more from a session with a psychologist. Or as my then boss said, 'the only problem with that car is the loose nut behind the wheel'.

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Virgil Blue 1 year ago

Nightmares of being planted? I think he's just nuts.

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Lios 1 year ago

The alien again!

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David White 1 year ago

Awwwww

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alwright 1 year ago

Since I stopped in mid air after running off that cliff...

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Neeraj Jha 1 year ago

ohhhh *shivers*

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Neeraj Jha 1 year ago

Hey Dogtor!

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MJ 1 year ago

Personality #1 stealing the identity of personality #4 didn't make it any easier...

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Heather 1 year ago

Fresh Prince, anyone?

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alwright 1 year ago

BWAHAHA XD I'm dead

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Pi... 1 year ago

The wrong person is being analysed.

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Pi... 1 year ago

Type cast.... ALWAYS type cast!

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Pi... 1 year ago

Aw. Give him his guitar!

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alwright 1 year ago

Don't think the lit stick of dynamite under the sofa is gonna help XD

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MJ 1 year ago

Looks ugly on her, it'll look ugly on the couch...

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Kim Knight 1 year ago

Now I want pie. And lit dynamite. And an eyeball. And a birdie with a hat. And...

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