Tag Archives: history and culture

skylancer and mai tai

That sounds like a low rent team up comic:  “Skylancer and Mai Tai in: Secrets Prowl the Old Bazaar”.  Better put that in the notebook. Jack or Iowa or Mr. Spit could be reading a Skylancer and Mai Tai comic … Continue reading

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tumblr sunday — how to identify a cartoonist

A cartoonist is the person who, when she sees this beautiful historic photograph,her first thought is “Cute bag! I could put my sketchbook and my camera in the main compartment and my pencil case in the front pocket and there’s … Continue reading

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a small antiquity

Went in to a Walgreen’s this afternoon to buy a few personal necessities, and was surprised and pleased to get a well worn “wheat penny” in my change. And then I turned it over, as one does, to try to read … Continue reading

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communist flower arrangements– at sea

Today brought an instant, intense fascination with the Chinese patrol ship Haixun 01, currently searching the South Indian Ocean for the black box from the missing Malaysian airliner.  She’s a pretty thing, large and graceful with a shining white hull … Continue reading

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april alternate history

If you know me, you know I have a deep loathing for all forms of pranks and practical jokes.  So rest assured, you will not be subject to any kind of April Fool here.  But in the spirit of the … Continue reading

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from the old notebook– a fragment of dialog

As I gear up to finish a bunch of comics, here is the first post of things I found in the old notebook.   In honor of spring, enjoy this  fragment of true life seasonal dialog. Two people are driving around … Continue reading

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lose 2 turns– in outer space

This is, as should be obvious to anyone who knows me, my new favorite thing in the whole wide world.  The art, so gloriously four color and ever so slightly out of registration, the font choice and magenta pinkness of … Continue reading

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canine portraiture in a dark kitchen

In the twilight kitchen on the first day of daylight savings time, a Dire Corgi takes his usual place in front of the stove.  When, he asks, are you going to stop messing around with that camera and start cooking … Continue reading

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kirby colors to blow your mind

Check this out.  It’s a little bigger than most of the images I post here, but I think you will agree that it is worth the space on your screen.  (If you have a tablet with a high resolution display, … Continue reading

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interlude: the latest in hoodies

The latest fashion in hoodies, according to our friends at Target, one that systematizes a phenomenon most of us who do our own laundry normally avoid. This hoodie looks, for all the world, exactly like it has been washed with … Continue reading

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