Fish-Flavored Baseball Bat

It's a John Cleese reference.

Monday, February 28, 2011

Musical Monday: Black Bolt Thinks Kelly Hogan

At the 1997 Dragon*Con, Mike Wieringo drew this lovely sketch of Black Bolt musing on the lyrics to Kelly Hogan's "Dirtclod."

Sigh...I miss Mike Wieringo...

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Wednesday, February 23, 2011

I Am Sad

He has been praised more eloquently on several other blogs, but I just needed to say how saddened I am by the untimely passing of Dwayne McDuffie. I enjoyed his work immensely, from Damage Control to Static to his underrated run on Fantastic Four. He was a great talent, and I'll miss reading his skillful characterizations.

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Monday, February 21, 2011

Musical Monday: Flaming Carrot and Screwball Sing Lorne Greene

From Bob Burden: Flaming Carrot and Screwball present the theme song to "Bonanza," as sung by Lorne Greene. (Fun fact: The "Bonanza" theme was actually featured prominently in an issue of Flaming Carrot Comics, when it was used to bring Flaming Carrot out of a coma.)

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Monday, February 14, 2011

Musical Monday: Red Hot Riding Hood Sings Swing Shift Cinderella

This week's musical sketchbook offering: Stephanie Gladden's interpretation of Tex Avery's Red Hot Riding Hood and the Wolf. Okay, so the song is actually from Swing Shift Cinderella, but why nitpick?

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Monday, February 07, 2011

Musical Monday: Anna Nicole Smith Sings The Seekers

Occasionally, I've done my own contributions to my musical sketchbook, though my own work is pretty much limited to tracing/inking photographs that struck me as suitable images to go along with songs. Such was the case when it occurred to me that Anna Nicole Smith's marriage seemed to be predicted by the closing verse of The Seekers' "Georgy Girl" (that is, the final verse from the movie version, rather than the pop single)...

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