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I haven’t drawn the Pajama Shark in the last few days*, but that doesn’t mean I haven’t been thinking about him, and Friendly Shark characters in general. And one of the basic approaches to doing animal characters in comics and … Continue reading
Happy Autumnal period! It’s hard to define the beginning of fall in the Northern Hemisphere, at least until the first of October makes it “official”. But there’s always a weekend in September when the days getting shorter, the crickets slowing … Continue reading
Disappointment on seeing a “shark-shaped” pencil case. Not shaped much like a shark. Not a very good pencil case. I think I will buy the one I saw on eBay. My shark is swimming here from China. I wrote this … Continue reading
There’s a shark in the park, but that’s no a problem when it’s a Pajama Shark. My first thought on seeing these two little drawings of Thresher was that he had sort of a Goofus and Gallant thing going on: … Continue reading
And it’s a comic! A Friendly Shark comic is about a friendly shark, but the shark needs somebody to talk to or there isn’t going to be anything in those speech balloons (if there are going to be speech balloons … Continue reading
Who watches the watchman? You don’t have to worry so much as usual about the answer to that question when the watchman is a Friendly Shark. Someone told me once that in Japan a character carrying a lantern on a pole … Continue reading
Thresher explores his mystical side while riding on a flying carpet and consulting his crystal orb. None of this stuff is likely to end up in the finished comic (not that I know what form that is going to take), … Continue reading
It’s not just Shark Week a few weeks late– it’s Pajama Shark Week, our own week dedicated to drawings of Thresher the Pajama Shark. He’s, well, a shark that wears pajamas (and a hoodie), and he’s my own contribution to … Continue reading
I know Official Shark Week was a couple of weeks ago. But as regular readers of this blog know, I was inspired during that epic Week of watching shark documentaries and reading shark comics to work up an accidental sketchbook … Continue reading