If you're a fan of silly humor, puns and a hint of surrealism, then you'll love the work of Jim Benton. He's an artist and writer behind "It's Happy Bunny", "Dear Dumb Diary", "Franny K. Stein", "Catwad" and more. He is also a NYT bestselling author!

In this article, we want to share some of Jim's comics that we believe will make you squeeze out a smile. Here you'll find vampires visiting Stake House, rebellious ghosts, grumpy chicken nuggets, and more! So scroll down for some laughter and ironic twists!

For more of Jim's work, check out the previous articles on Bored Panda by clicking here, here, here and here

More info: Instagram | jimbenton.com | Facebook | twitter.com

Bored Panda got in touch with Jim to ask him more about his creative process and himself. The artist revealed that he tried other forms of art before comics. "I really loved sculpture and printmaking, and painting. But at some point, the voice of your inner jackass becomes deafening, and you find yourself listening to it. I also write quite a bit."

After being asked where Jim gets inspiration from, the artist replied that he doesn't really know where his ideas come from. "I usually just sit down at the drawing table and the ideas begin. Some bad, some good. My style comes from a love of experimentation. I’m afraid I may have an art-supply abuse problem."

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Bouche Clay
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1 month ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I like the cat's sign better -- at least it's honest.

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The most challenging part of the creative process for Jim is being seen. "There are so many terrific options for people, it’s tough to elbow your way through the crowd. But when you do, it’s worth it."

"I love the idea of sharing a laugh with somebody, or even just a smirk. I love when people share and repost them."

Jim shared that his brand, 'It's Happy Bunny', is being relaunched, and the product is starting to show up in Hot Topic and other stores. "I have a 'Batman' project coming soon from DC. And I’m working on 'Dear Dumb Diary' graphic novels for Scholastic. Also, I’m running a promotion for people to win original art from my book 'Comet, the Unstoppable Reindeer'." All the details on that are on Jim's Twitter and Instagram. The artist also has a page on gocomics.com, and his website!

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Bouche Clay
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1 month ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I can't put on makeup even if I can see what I'm doing.

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Alexandria Z
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1 month ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The smell ? Oh that's the rat in the corner.

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Bouche Clay
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1 month ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I wonder how many kids tried this, and if it worked.

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Bouche Clay
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1 month ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Oh, so this is what I should do to get Bouche to stop scratching the chair.

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Chich
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1 month ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Make sure you put leftovers in tightly sealed containers. Nobody likes spoiled kids :P

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Tara Curry
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1 month ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Good idea: buying a pair of shoes on sale. Bad idea: buying a parachute on sale.

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Danish Susanne
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1 month ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Or at least make sure you don't give him a full moon but only a half

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Bouche Clay
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1 month ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It does say God created us in His own image. Our eyes would have to work the same. He should have put on shades first.

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Bouche Clay
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1 month ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

He needs a steed. I know of a talking donkey with a large family to support.

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meanie Weenie
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1 month ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The penguin is angry at the preacher for talking about the obvious early in the morning.

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mst
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1 month ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It's the idea that they shoot quills when they fight, actually though it's just that some can come out when a predator tries to take bite, the quills get stuck in the foolish predator's mouth and face. It would be just a few at a time and it grows back, so you'd never see a bald adult, except in a cute comic.

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Bouche Clay
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1 month ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

How about a ridiculous kitten that has a pouncing problem instead?

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