Gilbert & Sullivan were the very models of modern major generals, if modern major generals just wrote a zillion songs about England and honor and English honor. They were like England's booster club, except they staged operas instead of holding bake sales and fundraiser dinners.
Lit Brick is a comic started by Jodie Troutman in an effort to read the entire Norton Anthology of English Literature. Having eventually succeeded in that goal, it now features comics about all manner of random literature. And yeah, they're all pretty dumb.