Friday, April 14, 2017

MULTIPLE-DIPPING

I did this for a gallery show in 1986. I think before that I did a version for the Philadelphia Daily News to accompany an article on Fairmount Park. Before that it was in a comic strip proposal that never went anywhere, called Minimal Mouse.


Then in 1989 I used the idea for the first Fusco Brothers Sunday strip, turning Minimal Mouse into Axel Fusco.


It also kicked off the first Fusco book collection.

SOMETHING FOR THE EASILY FRIGHTENED

SEPARATED AT PUBERTY

Anton Chekhov and Eric Clapton:


Thursday, April 13, 2017

MORE UNSOLICITED VISUAL FACT-CHECKING AIMED AT THE NEW YORKER

The cover of the latest New Yorker features a clothesline stretching between the Flatiron Building and (presumably) another building.


This is all well and good, but the clothesline appears to be a non-retractable, single line.

How are you going to get your long johns back into the Flatiron Building now, Eustace Tilley?




Thursday, April 6, 2017

MAKE A DRAKE

HOUSE CALL

THIS JUST IN

Whenever I leave my TV screen on PAUSE for more than a few minutes, my cable company puts up a series of screen savers featuring photos of pleasant scenes, like this one:


Zooming in more closely, I see that they also throw in a tidbit of "news," like this one:


Or this one:


Not to mention this one:


So, thanks to simple remote-control laziness, all of my Nature & News needs are being met.

Is this a great country, or what?