Updated on 16 October, 2021
Lio Comic is an animated daily comic strip made by American cartoonist Mark Tatulli and released by Universal Press Syndicate/ Universal Uclick/ Andrews McMeel Syndication as a monthly strip. As a gag-filled pantomime strip, it also has a worldwide appeal. It is a comical wonder for both young and old generations.
The story of Lio Comic revolves around the adventures of seven-year-old Marlin Zukerman. Marlin is assigned to work at Cinco de Mayo, an old Mexican restaurant owned by his uncle Rico. Despite his best efforts, he ends up falling in love with the daughter of the restaurant's chef. Unfortunately, his feelings are ruined when his pregnant wife Diego leaves him and they share a baby, Hugo.
Lio Comic was created as a follow-up to the popular weekly strip Zitatoo, which was aired on Televisor Latin America. Zitatoo focused mainly on cooking, although Lio Comic mixes both the art of cooking and cartoons. The characters in Lio Comic are: Juan, a stray dog; Lio, a baby raised in a foster home; Diego, a rich kid who owns a store selling comic books; Mike, a talk show host; Gloria, a dancer who works in a club; Libra, a supermodel; Paula, a dancer who owns a modeling agency; and Hector, a bus driver. The other main characters in Lio Comic include: his parents, Jose and Mandy, a couple who live in a ranch and raise goats; his Uncle Rico, who acts as a trainer and teaches the characters; and Lio himself.
There are two Lio Comic strip books that have been released in English as of oct 2021. The original volume was released in January of that year. It featured ninety strips, and the second volume, Lio Comic Volumes IV, was released in April of that year. Both books are out well in advance of the official end date of the series, which is set for oct 2021.
The original ninety-day running period of Lio Comic was called "The Lio Comic Summer" and consisted of seven comics. There were five strips in each issue of Lio Comic, which represented the characters in five different adventures. The first comic strip released in jan 2021 was called "My Pet Goat", in which Francisco was the main character. The second story, titled "Catch Me If You Can", featured Dora as well as her best friend.
The third Lio Comic strip showcased a "Love Spell" scenario in which Francisco was dating Libra, while simultaneously trying to get rid of his own love life. Finally, in the final strip, "Mystery Case Files: Star Granny", the ghost of Granny Pye was revealed to be the owner of the Lio Company. All of these comic strips are part of the Lio Comic series.
The Lio Comic website is updated daily with new strips and specials. There are also a number of forums where cartooning fans can discuss current events and share their opinions on the strips and websites. Lio Comic has become popular among young boys who like to draw and follow the daily cartoonist. As time goes by, other media such as television will feature animated versions of Lio comics.
A number of people in and around the country have become hooked on Lio Comic. Many of them started in the fifth grade and continue to keep up with the strip's latest adventures. The newspaper comics in color are much more colorful than black and white, and look very attractive on the paper. Additionally, the Lio Comic strip has made some excellent use of pop culture references. Many celebrities have been inspired by Lio, such as Boy George, Chris Rock, and Jennifer Lopez.
Lio has gained in popularity because he is funny and smart. His strip is filled with jokes and witticisms that make it entertaining for both boys and girls. He is not afraid to show his feelings and often makes viewer laughter. For example, one particular strip had him reading a newspaper and being appalled at the liberal media's reaction to a story. He said "Well, what else would I need? The end is near!"
Lio's best friend in the Lio Comic strip is his dog Fido. Although he was not always this well-mannered dog, Fido has gained the readers' respect because of his loyalty and friendship. Lio loves Fido so much that he even goes out of his way to spend the day with him. One of Lio's greatest enemies is Chef John. In a number of occasions, Lio has sought revenge against Chef John for mistreating his dog.
Lio's favorite foods include ice cream, pizza, and carrots. Besides this, he also enjoys his daily slice of strawberry ice cream. He seems to have an affinity towards carrots, as in one strip he eagerly picks one up. He usually snatches the carrot out of Lio's hand before he can even say the word "ow." Although he may seem like a simple, unassuming character, Lio the Lio Comic strip has captured the hearts of people from all over the world.