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Author Archives: Pam Bliss
happy (first day of the working) new year
Another holiday season is over, for what that’s worth, and with it a year that most of us won’t be eager to repeat. A lot of things are happening this January, and if they go even fairly smoothly, it will … Continue reading
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the possum lady of old kekionga
(Our now traditional post for Christmas night, an invented-on-the-spot bit of Kekionga folklore, originally posted in 2013.) One Christmas night we got home late from spending the holiday out of town. Our dog sitter left the Japanese lantern on beside … Continue reading
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waiting for christmas
Our annual Christmas Eve post, featuring the drawing of the day from December 24th, 2009. This little creature in his cave, looking out into a wintry landscape, will always make me think of Christmas Eve. Here’s hoping you will find … Continue reading
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hulk-ku: cake. is multimedia.
Hulk see cake. Make poem. Also, phone photograph actual cake. Hulk Must Buy Cake Piece cake, “white or yellow”. Uncanny cake resemblance. Like look in mirror.
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Between world events and the utter disaster that WordPress has made of my blog, I have not been around for a while. I am going to try to figure things out on the technical front, and everything else can take … Continue reading
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inktober surprise, page 1 (inktober day 11)
Nobody was more surprised than I was to discover a Mr. Rock space opera minicomic hidden in the “official” prompt list for this year’s Inktober. I just took the prompts from the 11th -19th and mixed them up … Page … Continue reading
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inktober! is going on! plus an inktober surprise
Haven’t seen much of me lately? That’s because I am working on a special Inktober project– this year it’s Mr. Rocktober, with a new Mr. Rock cartoon every day, based on the prompts from the official prompt list Some of them … Continue reading
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on friendly sharks
Over the last few troubling years I have been finding a weird kind of comfort in the company of the Friendly Shark. It probably started with the Friendly Shark characters in other peoples’ comics, and with my own giant IKEA … Continue reading
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this animal is thinking about …
Do you ever wonder what the Mysterious Animal (or is it a Horrible Creature?) is thinking about in one of these sketchbook drawings? Hint: it is probably not going to advance the implied plot too much. Also, it is not … Continue reading
hulk poem september. also poetry hulk picture.
Hulk poem September. (Not Hulk-ku. Sorry. Hulk make many kind poems.) Light all gold. Spider web. Cottonwood leaf already fall. Hulk find chocolate Easter egg Way back in cupboard. Best September. Also, here picture Hulk. PB draw just today. Borrow … Continue reading
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