To his credit, his formally resolved images register a trace of deadpan wit.
The Garfield specials are also unique for their deadpan delivery and oftentimes bleak worldview.
But something about the cover image—four deadpan dudes against a robin's-egg blue background—spoke to me, I guess.
: my wife's New York ironies or her deadpan humor/ This is known as the deadpan system of prevaricationnoun
: With kids packing his audiences, he deadpanned ''I promise to lower the voting age to 6'' (1930s+)