I made several attempts over the years to be a syndicated newspaper strip cartoonist. My last submission, in 1996, came closest to being picked up. Not that it ever got close. Click the pic if you’re curious to know more about it or just want to read the strips.
I did some illustrations for MAD magazine issue #329. Just thought you’d like to know.
I was flattered to be asked by my friend and fellow cartoonist, Bob Fingerman, to contribute a pin-up for his massive must-have Maximum Minimum Wage Collection. It’s a beauty of a book, filled with great, funny writing and beautiful art. I hoped to give Bob a smile with my page by giving his MW cast the zombie apocalypse treatment. He loves zombies, I think.
Here’s a peek at my pin up:
(Click on the image to see a detail of the original unexpurgated version!)
I meant to post this months and months ago. There’s this very cool, never-ending comic thing online. But I can’t explain it. It’s still there and it’s getting bigger. Go look. Maybe you can even contribute to it! Whatever it is!
You can check it out yourself here. Give yourself some time to get lost. It can be kinda mesmerizing!
I was recently reminded of a job I sorta bungled a year or so ago. I’ll spare you all the gory details (contract problems) but here’s the result, a find-the-hidden-pictures puzzle loosely based on the Hall of Dinosaurs at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History that won’t see print. So, just for fun, can you find the tweezers, scissors, eyeglasses, teacup, pliers, spool of thread, plunger, comb, spatula, feather, slice of pie, cupcake, football, hockey stick, band-aid, apple core, ant, wishbone, crown, ice cream pop, party hat, leaf, golf club, chopsticks and a ruler?
This story first appeared in the EXPO 2001 (SPX) anthology. It’s untitled but is about an apple tree. And apples. And a farmer. And worms. FYI: It’s maybe not safe for work depending on where you work. You decide. Enjoy!