A Comic Proposal

Is nothing sacred? Long before Bridget Jones and Carrie Bradshaw made the suffering singleton chic, a neurotic, noseless career woman was a pioneer among Neanderthals like Hagar the Horrible. Now CATHY, the funny papers' eternal (or since 1976) bachelorette, will get a marriage proposal. The chubby cartoon icon has been warring with boyfriend Irving in recent strips, but he will finally pop the question on Valentine's Day. How Cathy responds is under wraps. Next to a photocopier somewhere, Dilbert is kicking himself.

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