The last panel of this comic is the marriage of one of our best selling bumper sticker slogans (during our days of vine licorice and whoopie cushions at Leaping Lizards) and Albert Einstein (who cranked out thousands of memorable quotes when he wasn’t relativizing) and of course, Aldo.
Tags: Aldo and Me, comics, humor, memes, original art and letters, slogans
Tags: Aldo and Me, bees, comics, garden, hummingbirds, original art and letters, shrinking, super heroes
The weather has been unusual recently, humid and overcast. So when the sun came out for a while this afternoon I decided to go outside and draw. My attention was drawn to the purple sage near the driveway. It was abuzz with bees. I wondered what it would be like to be small and zippy like bees and hummingbirds. This is what resulted.
Tags: Aldo and Me, comics, history of comics, original art and letters, superheroes
If you are a fan of comics you may be aware of much of the historical content, but there is insider commentary by creators of the comics we love, artists and writers alike. I especially enjoyed the exploration of the immigrant experience and its influence on the development of superheroes.
It examines the dawn of the comic book genre and its powerful legacy, as well as the evolution of the characters who leapt from the pages over the last 75 years and their ongoing worldwide cultural impact. It chronicles how these disposable diversions were subject to intense government scrutiny for their influence on American children and how they were created in large part by the children of immigrants whose fierce loyalty to a new homeland laid the foundation for a multi-billion-dollar industry that is an influential part of our national identity. Written by PBS