Here are two of the earliest fans for Vern & Lettuce getting down with the moles. (I bet they're even cooler than the Hiphopopotamus.)
Other good stuff online: the Saturday Guardian ran an extract from Haruki Murakami's latest book, on writing and running. I've read several of his books and had no idea he's onto his 24th marathon.
And Ryan Pequin has posted some good comics/illustration links here.