Saturday, January 28, 2006
Oh, and if you want to read the reminisce you can. It's the previous blog entry right down there below this one.
Thursday, January 19, 2006
Allow me to reminisce for a moment, won't you. One of the first comic books I remember was an issue of Superman my dad had in a stack of comics and magazines. The pile was mostly DC thinking back on it now...Batman, maybe a horror comic or two. In the Superman comic there was a panel with Superman removing his shirt to reveal a metal chest plate over his pecs. I was probably too young to read because I don't remember any other part of the story and it led me to believe that Superman was only bulletproof in one area.
I used to look at that panel all the time. Sometimes I was trying to figure out why he had a metal plate on his chest, sometimes mentally removing that chest plate and imagining a glowing kryptonite heart underneath or just an empty cavity. I thought it was embedded in his chest and he would die if it was removed. Mostly I'm pretty sure I kept looking at that panel because it was one of the first times I'd seen a man with his shirt off!
When you grow up in a small town where pin-up girls are a regular sight in your dad's workshop you take your thrills where you can get them, folks.
The hero above is some kind of Owl type guy. I think the Owl is taken by the Watchmen. For now he's just a character I like doodling.
Tuesday, January 03, 2006
Let's ring in the new year with another lame gag panel starring everyone's favourite monster muscle-men! This one introduces the mummy...for the "bandage" fetishists out there! There's got to be a waxing gag involving the Wolfman but I've yet to come up with it.
(There's probably a "gagging" gag to be made, too...)