“Mennonite Poster Boy and Baptist Girl” is a comic strip by Mel Pritchard, a Southern Baptist college student who ended up at a Mennonite university, and made the comic in response to her culture shock. The story follows the cartoonist’s alter ego and her love/hate affair with the earnestness and contradictions of Mennonite youth culture.


Evangelicals and Anabaptists are equally skewered by Pritchard’s satire over the 3-year run of the strip which appeared in Eastern Mennonite University‘s campus paper.

I won’t spoil the end of the allegorical plot for you, but yes, the 2 iconic characters have to eventually make a decision about their irresistible mutual attraction. These strips are © Mel Pritchard, and I think it’s funny stuff.