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Tag Archives: minor disasters
Coming soon to the blog: This week’s best of the drawing of the day. At the movies: Deadpool. More about the analog technology based superhero team we’re creating over in the comments for Wednesday’s post. Plus the usual assortment of … Continue reading
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how to make fake cinnamon rolls. hint: the cinnamon is not fake.
If you sometimes get a craving for big, sticky, yeasty cinnamon rolls, the kind with the white vanilla frosting all over them, and you also happen to have someone in your household who likes that dreadful King’s Hawaiian Bread, there … Continue reading
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if you can read this
You’re better off than I am. But the Internet is working its magic. Like the mills of the Lord, it grinds slowly, but it does the job. I still can’t get into my own blog from any of my own … Continue reading
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an encounter with a change machine
If you find yourself in need of change and discover a convenient change machine, don’t be overly enthusiastic. Be sure it has a bin for dispensing paper bills. You may not want $20 US worth of quarters and dollar coins, … Continue reading
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tumblr sunday- arctic animals and android updates
What, pray tell, do Android updates have to do with Arctic animals? Not much, I would have thought, until I trustingly let my normally unflappably reliable Samsung Galaxy Note 8 update its software– and found the new version does not … Continue reading
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We are testing the system due to minor technical difficulties. Please stand by.For those of you too young to remember, that is a test pattern. You used to see it on the TV screen when stations were temporarily off the … Continue reading
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experienced cartoonist *still* makes idiotic mistakes
Sitting here making endless little (I thought) fiddling (definitely) corrections to the almost finished pages of Garage Sale, and the time came to erase out page 4. Just to refresh your memory:this is the page we’re talking about. Looks fine, … Continue reading
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minicomics live 5 –post 31 (what’s going on)
What’s going on with Garage Sale, you may ask. You may well ask, o friends and colleagues and internet persons. Short answer: I am working on it, and pages are coming soon. Slightly longer answer: I have been having this … Continue reading
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minicomics live 5– post 27 (page 5 inks)
I like this page, but mistakes and flubs abound. Can you find all of them? wrong line inked in speech balloon in first panel. blot in the word “moose” that I dipped my hand in and smeared onto Iowa’s hair. … Continue reading
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minicomics live 5 –post 23 (lettering and technical difficulties)
First of all, sorry for the delay in this post. We have (as they say) been experiencing technical difficulties. What’s gone wrong? What hasn’t gone wrong? The list includes, but isn’t limited to: fountain pen seal failures, computer crashes, email … Continue reading