Friday — March 26th, 2010

Blog: Vintage Calamities

Blog: Vintage Calamities

UJ Guest Comics

Over the years I’ve done exactly 4 guest comics for friend-of-the-comic cartoonist David Wilborn’s Urban Jungle.

David and I started our webcomics at roughly the same time, and I’ve been super pleased to help him out with a guest comic the few-plus-one times I’ve done it. Especially since he’s a real cartoonist with a real comic, and I am/have neither of those things.

My four guest comics:

I was comicking — I swear — but then I didn’t like how the comic was turning out, so I ditched it. But by then I had no time to start over on a new one. So no comic. I’ve been stripped of my title of Comic King after all my fruitless comicking.

Turns out there’s no comic today, sorry about that. However, since we’re all still looking at my stale 80s Juicy Fruit reference, I sought out a video of the commercial in question. Here’s a pretty good presentation of it:

Blog: Vintage Calamities

Mr. Tony Piro has been running “Vintage Calamities” all this week at Calamities of Nature.  He got a few rodent images from me for this project, so if you like his strips this week the joke’s on you because I WAS TANGENTIALLY INVOLVED.  Go check ‘em out.