There is many a dissertation writer who has been amused by the story lines at Piled higher and Deeper, a comic strip for graduate students. Started in 1997, the comic strip now has books, gear, and a forum for graduate students.
If you are new to PhD comics, you can start by looking at the 200 most popular strips and then peruse the rest.
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This comic is a great way to see the comedy of the dissertation writing and research process!
What are your favorite PhD comic strips?