J. L. Westover aka Mr. Lovenstein describes his comics as "Sad, pathetic, and sarcastic but in a funny way." He will be celebrating eight years of running this show this year, and you should honor it, too.

The artist said that he's interested in the ways we find humor in things that generally cause us a lot of stress and pain for his funny comics. "We seek laughter when we’re suffering," he told Bored Panda. "I like to explore that suffering and isolate what’s so damn funny about it. Why do we find cringe funny? Why do bad movies make us laugh? I also find life to be utterly absurd and you can show how absurd it is with minimal effort."

There are, however, themes you won't come across in Mr. Lovenstein dark humor comics. Specifically, anything that isolates a group to ridicule them. "I steer clear of racism, sexism, and any other evil ism's out there. There's enough hate in the world."

"When someone resonates with my work, it's perhaps the single most gratifying part of creating anything," the artist added. "It’s hard to speak for my audience, but I think they’re overall lovers of black comedy. I could get all philosophical and introspective, but above all else I make jokes, and people like to laugh. Maybe if you scratch below the surface of these morbid jokes, some are drawn to the tinge of sadness, the absurdism, and the utter silliness of it all."

The pressure to create something new and good on a regular basis, and being broke are a few things that Mr. Lovenstein has to fight against constantly, but let's hope he continues his quest, producing many more stories filled with his dark sense of humor. Scroll down to check out his newest work, and if you fancy, take a look at his older comics and dark humor memes as well.

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stellermatt 2 months ago

snails have over 12,000 teeth. this is a fact.

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stellermatt 2 months ago

stupid brain, know nothing know it all...

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SnowyLynx 2 months ago

You asked for it

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Last Hurrah 2 months ago

In a distant galaxy a new supernova was detected.

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stellermatt 2 months ago

kid got mad skillz

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stellermatt 2 months ago

that's one way to do it...

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stellermatt 2 months ago

the horror...

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SnowyLynx 2 months ago

True love at its best

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Erwin Sanz 2 months ago

Someone said "Happy Birthday" to me.. Then i answered "you too" Am i an alien or human??

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phil blanque 2 months ago

Yikes!!!! Why is Mom naked?????

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