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What are some good examples of Cerebus Syndrome? Where an originally

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What are some good examples of Cerebus Syndrome? Where an originally funny comic slowly gets more serious during its run?
I've seen a ton of comics that were ruined by Cerebus Syndrome, but I've been curious about an example that's worked.
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http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/CerebusSyndrome
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>>94501717
Yes, I know what it means. Only looking for a comic that made the tonal shift gracefully and effectively.
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>>94501739
Bone comes to mind.
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>>94501935
Shit I hadn't even tried reading Bone yet, but it's on my list. I'll give it a look.
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The Goon would fit, though I've only read the first two library editions.
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>>94502000
What was it about those duck comics?
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>>94501674
Heathcliff, once you get enlightened.
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>>94501674
Bellybuttons, Les Nombrils in original French, started gag a page, and later, maybe not so gracefully, developed to increase the drama.
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Funky Winkerbean. It was a gag newspaper strip for a while until the creator gave his characters life problems ie: domestic abuse, teen pregnancy, cancer, etc. The most dramatic arc was Lisa's Story where a character and her family had to deal with breast cancer
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