Tag Archives: Cartoon

Barbershop Comics

Some deep cleaning in work turned up a wonderful stack of old comics. I’m not sure who the comics belonged to and nobody currently working there has laid any claim to them. I refer to this odd stack of funny … Continue reading

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Tuesday Doodle – Not Fast Enough

Today’s doodle is another one I did sitting on the couch while watching television. It was drawn in a 6 inch by 9 inch sketchbook manufactured in India for Ticonderoga and was sold at Target. It’s got a wire binding … Continue reading

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Doodles on the Couch

I’m back to doodling on the couch in an inexpensive but halfway decent sketchbook and watching my favorite streaming channel Tubi. Yes, Tubi is supported by advertising, but the commercials are a lot less obtrusive than the other streamers and … Continue reading

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The Wonder of White Bread

This was another cartoon spot illustration that I did for The Philadelphia Daily News as part of “The Secret Life of Food.” It ran with the shivering banana that I featured here at Willceau Illo News recently. Similar to the … Continue reading

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Artists’ Corner

This was a little cartoon I did when I worked at Taws which was an art supply store located in Center City Philadelphia. This was for a short-lived newsletter published by the store called 100% Rag. I thought I had … Continue reading

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Chambers of Commerce – Eat, Drink and Be Merry!

Long before fine dining in Philadelphia took place in makeshift shacks made of forklift palette wood and plastic tarpaulins haphazardly situated on the pavements and streets outside of the actual brick-and-mortar restaurants, people read newspapers. They were actual newsprint newspaper … Continue reading

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Chambers of Commerce – Get a Tattoo!

Back when tattoos were still novel and newspapers had readers and thus advertising revenue and thus budgets to hire freelance artists, I did this cartoon for The Philadelphia Daily News. My illustrations accompanied an article entitled Chambers of Commerce which … Continue reading

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Lost and FOUND!

A little digging turned up the tear sheet featuring the shivering banana from yesterday’s post. It was for an article in the The Philadelphia Daily News titled “The secret life of food,” and it was published on August 28, 1996. … Continue reading

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A Chilly Banana

I was looking around the old flat file cabinet in my studio when I came across this illustration that I barely remember doing. I’m not sure of exactly when I did it or what it was for. It was back before … Continue reading

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The Other Half

Back in 2017, I had what I thought was a pretty good idea for replicating the size and shape of my beloved Sketchbook from Heaven by cleaving a 9-inch by 12-inch drawing pad into two 9-inch by 6-inch pads. It … Continue reading

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Countess Dracula

Erzsébet Báthory (1560-1614) was a real life Hungarian noblewoman and purported serial killer who may have engaged in vampiric activity. Her victims were female servants and minor noblewomen who had come to her for training and education. I’m not sure … Continue reading

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Mister HYDE

I was trying to come up with another idea for a Halloween Head when I realized I had never done Dr Jekyll’s monstrous alter-ego Mr Hyde. It was high time I gave half of this split personality my full attention!

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Monkey & Bird Chapter Two

I added the remainder of the pages of Monkey & Bird originally published by the late, lamented CO2 Comics to this website. You can read the story here. If you like it, drop us a line. I may one day … Continue reading

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Doodle Tuesday – The Dork Knight

A doodle I recently uncovered which I probably did back when I was in grade school in the early 1970s. The live action Batman TV series was probably on an endless cycle of reruns at the time guaranteeing that much … Continue reading

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