This week’s comic strip is pretty silly. Basically the first two panels are from a longer abandoned comic story about a completely different character who was a car thief going through a personal crisis. I had three penciled pages sitting in my flat files for years and always liked the drawings. So with a light box I simply put Creep Rat in the car and worked out a silly joke and had myself an Underworld comic. The rats in the garage were proto Creep Rats years before I created Creep Rat. Just goes to show you – there are many ways to hit your deadline.
Here’s my attempt at doing a single panel gag cartoon. When I was 16 I got it into my head that I would be a single panel gag cartoonist. I figured that getting paid for doing one drawing was much better than getting the same pay for for a multi-panel comic strip (and would take