Why do so many people identify with Ziggy? Because he represents the innocent side in everyone, the optimist who lives deep down and wants to see the good in everything. No matter how bad things get, Ziggy always finds the bright spot. Because he relates better to his animal friends than to people, this adorable underdog often contemplates the meaning of life with his cuddly and accepting pets. In every panel, his insecurities encourages us to laugh at ourselves and to take everything in stride. Syndicated since 1971, Ziggy is faithfully read by more than 75 million readers every day. His message is one of hope and humor and hanging on to your dreams even when everything's got you down. Ziggy is a comic strip that has more than stood the test of time - with fun and spirit.