The set-up of Barry Corbett's strip is simple. The two cats are a classic odd-couple paring. Ginger constantly despairs at Shadow's kind (she would say "bleeding") heart and shamefully un-catlike behaviour. Despite her best efforts, he refuses to act like a predator, saves a wise-ass mouse, and most shocking of all, allows humans to pet him.
To be sure, it's not groundbreaking. However, the artwork is, while economical, hugely expressive, and the characterisation is deftly written, shot through with an engaging warmth. Oh yes, and it's very funny.
In the end, Ginger and Shadow is a definite charmer.
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