Wednesday, November 11, 2009

iMac McCarthy's

Thursday, October 15, 2009

The Pod

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

The Hole Team

Friday, September 18, 2009

You gotta get outta here


More TBM work. This is too busy to color, maybe. I have a much simpler version of it that will go in the finished comic.

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Braincophone



I passed Bowen a TBM comic script that features braincophones, then I decided I better figure out what they look like.
These braincophones go to Penn State.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Belly costumes


According to the U NO WHO, 80% of women are pregnant at Halloween. While the remaining 20% are free to dress up as sexy priests, sexy daleks, sexy corrupt executive officers, sexy middle school teachers, sexy pregnant women, and sexy prostitutes, pregnant women may feel a bit limited in their costume options. Look no further. Spiff up that tummy with a non-sexy Krang from Ninja Turtles

You can buy a tshirt of questionable legal lincensing, but the truly awesome Mom-to-be is breaking out the paint and rubber prosthetics and spirit gum and working this up in 3-D right on the bump. Go the extra mile.

I drew this before I did a search so yeah.


Also, and somewhat offensively:
Quatto from Total Recall, an oven with a bun in it, the chestburster from Alien, my sister did the white-bones on a black sweatsuit with a smiley little skeleton baby one year, a pack of dynamite with detonator, that white bandage X that King Hippo from Mike Tyson's Punch-Out has, i got a million of em.

If it seems to you like I am a little early for Halloween then you must not live in my house where purple bat garland and light strings go up the Tuesday after school starts, and you also probably haven't been in Target or Walmart, which have been looking pretty spoooooky since about three weeks ago.

Friday, September 11, 2009

Even still yet another Comics Friday



Your doctor can't help you with this sort of thing. If you can't figure out how to heal your own finger infections, you won't last long in this cruel digit-crushing world.

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Under A Zebes Sun



Metroid on the brain of late.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Pop-Pup


In Michigan this weekend, I think I was inspired by my mother-in-law's retro appliances again.

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Back with some cows


I am most proud of the squirrel, though.

As always, click on the image for a larger version.

Saturday, January 24, 2009

Where do potatoes last the longest?



My wife and I made separate grocery shopping trips this week, and we each bought a five pound bag of Yukon Gold potatoes. The second bag will be used in an experiment to see which storage conditions yield the longest shelf life. Potatoes should be stored in a cool, dark, dry cellar, but we live in a third-floor, one-story apartment.

Potatoes are cheaper in bulk, so we often purchase a lot of them at once. Then it is a race against the clock to eat them before they start to go bad. Usually we end up throwing out the last couple of potatoes from a five pound bag.

Going Bad:
Potatoes go bad in different ways. The three main ways we see here are:

  1. Shrinking - Potatoes shrivel when they are exposed to high humidity.
  2. Greening up - This is caused by exposure to light.
  3. Sprouting - Sprouting is caused when potatoes are warmed. Moisture and light also contribute. It's the most common way for a potato to "go bad". This is the worst. It looks gross and unappetizing. I've heard the sprouting eyes are toxic. Maybe that's not true, but who wants to take chances with food?
The potatoes may technically be edible after they turn these ways, but they are in a competition with everything else in the kitchen for my appetite. They won't win their way into a meal if they are ugly.


Setup:
The bag contained 13 potatoes. Four potatoes were stored together in a plastic bag in each of these conditions:
  1. Pantry closet: This is a regular upright closet in the middle of the apartment. It is dark and dry, but there's little air circulation. It also may be a bit warmer since it's farthest from the exterior walls and windows.
  2. Crisper drawer: The crisper is the coldest part of the fridge. These may have an advantage because they are in the original bag, whereas the others are in checkout bags.
  3. Top shelf of the fridge: A fridge may be a bit too cold according to some sources. Our fridge has high humidity from condensation freezing and melting at the base of the freezer compartment, which is on the top. It's a sort of crummy refrigerator.

The extra potato:
You may have caught that there's a leftover potato. He got stuck in the hand-fruit basket on the dining room table. I have the lowest hopes for him. He will green up from the light and warm up and start to sprout. I'm gonna call him Sean.



I'm going to eat a couple of the potatoes from each group over the next couple of weeks. I'll make notes about their flavor and texture. At least one potato from each group will be allowed to go bad in one way or another. This may take a few weeks.


Hypotheses:
  1. The potatoes stored in the pantry will last the longest.
  2. Sean will go bad first.
  3. I won't be able to tell any difference when I eat the potatoes.

Friday, January 23, 2009

My hip-hop posse would include...

Dorian Arnold
Tallness


Ben Banks
Class


Tom Kolos
Animal Magnetism


Tony Przybysz
Madd Skilz


John Przybysz Jr
OG Cred


Monday, January 5, 2009

An Italian Seagull

Got a good look at some seagulls today in person, after drawing this. Gino gort of looks more like a pigeon.



Evan saw today's drawing and told me again that my art alternately amuses and disturbs him. I don't know if this one did both or one or the other. We got a new coworker with a similar-sounding moniker and I couldn't help myself. I wish my name sounded like a thing.

This is one of the lowest forms of comedy but I am not going to apologize to no one.