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on mysterious animals and horrible creatures

Today I am going to write about Mysterious Animals and Horrible Creatures, and illustrate what I write with some of my Inktober drawings.  Anyone who has seen even a few of my comics, cartoons or drawings, knows that one of … Continue reading

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it’s inktober!

Inktober Day Three: Poison.  It’s up to you whether you think that some of the refreshments on offer are slightly toxic. Or maybe “Poison” is the name of the Horrible Creature on the left. Inktober began a couple of days … Continue reading

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placemat drawing: ballpoint menagerie

Related to the phone doodle is the solo, improvised placemat drawing, usually executed with an everyday notebook pen rather than actual art supplies.  A hard little ballpoint like one of my favorite Pilot Better Retractable yields strange results, particularly on … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day: tangle, the land leviathan

Best pet ever?  This guy definitely thinks so.  Tangle is certainly a complicated pet, and there’s one thing I can say for sure: he’s definitely not easy to draw.  There is more whiteout on this drawing than I am normally … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day: the observation unit

“Got no idea what’s going on here,” the cartoonist said cheerfully, not bothered in the least to have drawn a scientist-type character looking out from a picture frame set into the side of a large Mysterious Animal (or possibly a … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day: fashionable mage in tweed

This drawing of the day from back in November (we haven’t had this feature in a while, have we?) combines three of the regular sketchbook themes: characters who are described as magic users,  Mysterious Animals/Horrible Creatures, and a rather over … Continue reading

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kaiju foods

This new line of frozen food seems perfect for Godzilla and all his compatriots. “‘Devour’: monster flavor in a meal that satisfies the biggest appetite!” (And look at the price: feeding your inner kaiju isn’t cheap!)

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ask bud!: post seven (conclusion, and all about the beefy bar song)

Romance, more Taoism, and some imaginary product placement. Iowa doesn’t say exactly what she thinks Jack is like if he isn’t a twig, but I wouldn’t be surprised if it’s a mighty oak like Mr. Spit. Josef specializes in interrupting … Continue reading

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bud and the bugs from dimension x: last post

And so we come to the end of our stroll down memory lane with the very first Kekionga story. Mr. Spit: more ugsome than a million bugs.  And Josef takes the first of many star turns at the finales of … Continue reading

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bud and the bugs from dimension x: post 8

Returning now to our rereading of the very first Kekionga story, photographed from the original minicomic. Hee! Hoo!  The definitive Mysterious Animal proves to be a Horrible Creature as well, solving Kekionga’s alien bird problem before it even gets a … Continue reading

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