All images credited to Shawn Bowers

Shawn Bowers is an Artist from Chicago who has an unhealthy obsession with Garfield, and that’s okay.

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Bowers, having drawn 50 different iterations of ya boi the Garf’ on his Tumblr (scroll down a bit to see his first Garfield works), decided the only way to advance his medium was a crossover with something else people have an unhealthy obsession with: The first generation of Pokemon.

The Garfs’ are organized on the totally official Garfemon page where every Mon’ is organized in order of its ID number.

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When asked “WHY DO THIS?”, Bowers left the simple answer: “I don’t know, man, why is the sky blue? Why do saxophones make jazz? Why are saxophones gold?” Translation: Cause I could.

The project is still midway through production, with plenty of Garfs’ still incomplete, but there are still quite a few fantastic pieces of modern art. I picked out the best, alongside Bowers’ description of each.

“015 - GARFDRILL - Eats lasagnas at WILD SPEEDS using its MOUTH PAWS. Garfdrill is extremely territorial. No one should ever touch its POOKY or it will ATTACK TO KILL”

“052 - MEOWTHFIELD - Adores WET LASAGNAS and shiny red sauces. Meowthfield steals money from his fellow Garfemon and is generally DISLIKED.”

“113 - CHANSEFIELD - A gentle and kind-hearted Garfemon that SHARES its POOKY if it sees an injured Garfemon. It sleeps lying DOWN.”

AND OF COURSE:

“143 - GARFLAX - Very lazy. Just eats and sleeps. As its rotund bulk builds, it becomes steadily more slothful”

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Bowers has the rest of his work on the Garfemon Tumblr page, but you can also follow him on Instagram and Twitter!

UPDATE: SHAWN APPROVES

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