Archive for July, 2008

Turn It Up!

July 25, 2008

This one’s inspired by a Bruce Springsteen song, which was in turn inspired by a Sam Cooke song:

Meet me at Mary’s Place.

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Suffer in Silence

July 20, 2008

Yup…taking way too long to post these.  No doubt about it.

 

Goodbye

July 15, 2008

Wow…I was a little tardy getting this one posted.

In case you haven’t noticed, I’ve been using song lyrics for inspiration lately.  I usually like to keep the references subtle, but I don’t want anybody thinking I want to take credit for great lines like “I had too much to dream last night” (the Electric Prunes) or “I Know I lost, please let me suffer in silence” (Apoptygma Berzerk; drawing to come soon).  Sometimes I’ll even reference two outside sources.  Google ’em.

Anyway…inspired by Steve Earle:

I Had Too Much to Dream Last Night

July 10, 2008

Be careful about dreaming too much on a Sunday, ok?

The Break-Up

July 9, 2008

This is The Break-Up.  Everyone’s smiling!

Famous Socialite

July 6, 2008

Summertime Blues

July 5, 2008

Ain’t no cure for the summertime blues!

Note: This may come as a shock to some, but I usually do these drawings spontaniously, in one shot.  Such was not the case with this one.  I went through about 100 drafts, and I still don’t think I got it right.  The kid on the top left is having serious trouble with his right eye.

4th of Joo-lye

July 4, 2008

Is there no better way to celebrate this country than by doing really, really stupid things?

No, I s’pose not.

Cool Romeo

July 3, 2008

Nothing Much Makes Sense

July 1, 2008

I think this picture is completely ruined by my ridiculously cascading handwritten title.   It’s a shame that I can’t write.  Or draw.