Author(s) Norm Feuti
Website Gil
Current status / schedule Discontinued
Launch date 2012-01-02[1]
Syndicate(s) King Features Syndicate[2]

Gil is a syndicated comic strip written and illustrated by Norm Feuti. It is distributed by King Features Syndicate.[2][1][3]

On 2 December 2013, Feuti announced that Gil would cease publication at the end of the year. [4]


Gil the title character, is a chubby elementary school student who is usually picked last in school for sports.[3] He lives with his divorced factory working mother Cheryl.[5][6][3] Gil prefers instead to live in a nuclear family, thinking it would give him superpowers.[5] He is shown visiting his father Frank every week.[6][7]


Gil A chubby and cheerful eight-year-old boy, who loves comic books, video games and superheroes. He is an only child who lives with his mother and visits his father on alternate weekends.[6]

Shandra Gil’s best friend, neighbor, and classmate. Shandra’s parents also are divorced. She has signature puffy pigtails and a very sensible attitude. She is a loyal friend and a very supportive confidante.[6]

Cheryl Gil's mom is a very hardworking single mother who works full-time in a factory.[6]

Frank Gil's dad is shown to be a lazy underachiever.[6]

Morgan is Gil’s mean-spirited classmate and antagonist.[6]


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