Saturday Morning Cartoons: The Puzzle

Welcome to Saturday Morning Cartoons, a segment where four artists take turns delighting you with their whimsy, facts and punchlines on Saturday mornings! Our four esteemed cartoon critters are Cameron GlavinAnna BongiovanniMegan Prazenica and Sarah Rosenblatt. Today’s cartoon is by Anna!

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Anna’s next comic will complete a dinosaur puzzle with you on June 14th.

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I'm a cartoonist living in Minneapolis. Co-Author and artist of A Quick And Easy Guide To They/Them Pronouns. Author of Grease Bats, coming out Fall 2019 with Boom! Studios! If I'm not working I'm socializing. If I'm not out with friends I'm drawing. If I'm not doing any of those things I'm probably depressed. Support me using Patreon.

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  1. am I the only one that starts puzzles by the border pieces? I’m going to excuse Andy because of beer…

    • I don’t always drink and puzzle, but when I do, I still always start with the corners.

  2. I can not even tell you how much I love your comics Anna. Highlight of my Saturday. You crack me up <3

  3. I’m really feeling Scout’s situation right now. I mean really feeling it. Or possibly living it.

  4. I love these characters! “Andy, it’s noon now and you’re wide awake.” “Well, YEAH. Puzzle Wednesday.”

    Also, this dilemma is my life.

  5. I dress for the date that I want, not the date I might not have.

    If you are in the local queer coffee houses, there are probably others having nondates who would happily date you.

  6. i feel like a “trash” shirt is essential for my summer look and might go make one right. now.

  7. I love these comics.

    That being said – my first “date” with my current girlfriend was totally a non-date date … I asked her for her number the day before, suggested we meet up on the day … Made her wait in the cold for 45 minutes because the trains were messed up, and when we finally met, had no idea what to do.

    So, we walked around central London – and I wasn’t sure if what we were doing was a date until she kissed me!

    (Things worked out.)

  8. This was basically my dating life before my wife. I’m not sure if I was Andy or Scout. Because there were days when I was just like IDK WHAT IM DOING WHY AM I ON THIS DATE

  9. Story of my life. People are so confusing. Not to mention the trouble of reading signs, then just plain old awkwardness and nerves. Seriously though, it’s like you have no control over your emotions and what the heck you are doing. Continuously asking yourself, why the heck did I just do that? And then giving a sleigh smack on the side of your head.

  10. I used to work late on Wednesdays. As of next week I won’t be. it will now be taken over as… PUZZLE WEDNESDAY!! WOO!!

  11. I have so definitely done the mutually awkward pat-on-the-back. I also started ironically bro-hugging (like when you do the manly slap on the back while hugging) and it soon became a part of my normal hug technique, rendering all my hugs instantly non-sexual

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