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Cerebus is a black-and-white furry comic series starring a talking Aardvark. It started at least 100 years ago as a poorly-drawn Conan the Barbarian parody and ended last Thursday as a somewhat-better-drawn narrative and philosophical trainwreck. At 300 issues and over 6,000 pages Cerebus is the
longest-running originally English-language comic book series ever by a single creative team definition of TL;DR.
Cerebus is most notable as a record of the mental disintegration of its Canadian author, Dave Sim, who over the course of its creation went batshit insane, became a radical anti-feminist, and bored his readers with endless pages of non-comics whining about the opposite sex. He insisted that this opposition to feminism didn't make him a misogynist, despite metaphysical discourses in which Every other Word is Capitalized for Emphasis about how the "Female Void devours the Male Light"  and passionate arguments in favor of rape (srsly).
—Dave Sim, not a misogynist
He then declared himself a fundamentalist
Muslim (one religion wasn't crazy enough for him, so he read the Jew, Bible, and Qu'ran and decided to combine the crazy from all three). He now gets his kicks from fasting, not touching his penis, praying, not letting anybody else touch his penis, alms-giving, and trying to pretend he doesn't have a penis. Dave's conversion to this unique form of conservatism caused much drama among people who take comics seriously, and simply mentioning his name can be an effective trolling technique in comics forums.
The originator of the thread referenced above, summed the situation up very succinctly and in delicious lulzy fashion thus:
—acebackwords, bringing the truth
Sim was hospitalized in 2015 for what turned out to be an impacted colon, confirming what everyone already knew - that he was literally full of shit.
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