free your mind

You know how it is when you rush home from your day gig, have a nice supper with your wife (or husband), then sit down at your drawing table to draw a comic strip that has to be finished in two hours? You scroll down through the website of you mind about whatever you read or talked about that past week, fix on a image that perhaps you have already drawn in the past (it’s faster that way), and then start your comic with no idea of an ending — just trusting yourself — and two or three glasses of port wine. You get done with the third panel, an idea makes you snicker, and there it is. A punch line. Well, that’s how it happened this time. Let’s hope it happens again.


Single Panel Gag Cartoon

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

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Little Wuss

Here’s a way-too sketchy comic strip I did straight in ink. It looks like I may have drooled on the first panel blotting some of the ink lines. This is a typical Underworld joke that I’ve done a couple of times. Something that seems scary and aggressive turns out to be a turn on. I

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