Author(s) Ray Billingsley
Syndicate(s) King Features Syndicate
Country(s) of origin United States
Original run October 3, 1988 - present
Strips featuring expansion 23
Expansion types featured Weight gain
Curtis is a comic strip created by Ray Billingsley that has been syndicated since October 3, 1988.

The title character will usually feast a lot, get into trouble, try to cure his father of his smoking addiction and charm the aspiring diva star Michelle.

September 9-14, 1998

When Michelle's mother gets a new boyfriend, the three spend the date in France, where they visit all the best restaurants. When they return, Michelle appears much fatter than before.

November 3-7, 1998

November 24, 2000

August 4-13, 2010

In this story arc, Michelle has gained weight after losing a contest where the loser has to eat a big pan of lasagna, but seems to be happy about it. Not only has she been given a rest from her strict diet, but she has been hired as a plus-size teen fashion model, and a place as spokesgirl for the "Weight-Away" campaign, resulting in mass profit.

October 4-16, 2010