Dummy Drawings

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I’ve been on holiday for a couple weeks (SO rare for me!) and so now that I’m back at headquarters I feel as though I’ve been thrown from a speeding car onto a highway full of emails. Ugh.

Meanwhile, here are the cartoons that published while I was away and that I’ve not posted here yet.Bizarro 06-28-15 WEBBreaking up is never fun, even when one of you is made of wood and plastic. Bizarro 07-05-15 hdrWEB Bizarro 07-05-15 WEbHere’s another in my ongoing series of Sunday Punnies, which are puns that readers send to me and I figure out a funny way to illustrate them. Congrats to Dennis Barley, Kelly Cox, and Ed Saugstad for submitting this batch! Side note: The bunny in the title panel and at the top left of the Sunday Punnies is not the usual Bizarro Bunny, but her boyfriend, Sterphen. (That’s not a typo, that’s how he spells his name.)

bz panel 06-22-15I don’t know if “peep show” is even a phrase anymore but it used to be. It referred to commercial establishments where one could see fairly nekked ladies, I think.bz panel 06-23-15I didn’t go to college so I can’t be sure, but I’ve always figured it would be something like this.bz panel 06-24-15I don’t recommend trying this on the streets unless you’re wearing a good lice repellent. bz panel 06-25-15One thing I hate about the neighborhood where I live is that it is illegal to park on the streets between 2am and 5am. I hate those kinds of laws, which always seem to me to be fostered by some control freak who just as to meddle in the lives of their neighbors. A friend of ours didn’t know about this law and left her car in the street overnight while housesitting for us and got a ticket. Obviously, once car isn’t a party. Seems like a warning would be the decent thing to do in a case like this. Assholes.bz panel 06-26-15I know there’s only supposed to be one Anti-Christ but there have been times when I was certain both of my ex-wives were it. I was wrong about the first one, jury’s still out on the most recent.bz panel 06-27-15I like supermodel puns because I can’t think of a single thing about any supermodel that is super. Except maybe their bank account.bz panel 06-29-15Lately I’ve been running across people who come from enormous families of 8 or 10 or 12 siblings. If anyone out there has this problem and is wondering where the kids keep coming from, I’d be happy to draw you some diagrams.bz panel 06-30-15This cartoon is as close to a Dilbert gag as I typically get.bz panel 07-01-15There’s an old saying that Rome wasn’t built in a day. I’m just explaining why.bz panel 07-02-15I’ve never bought into that myth that all people are created equal. Some folks are just hopeless.bz panel 07-04-15Footlong hot dogs are things I’ve made fun of in cartoons before. I wonder why I spelled “hotdog” as two words in the caption and why my editor didn’t tell me to change it. BTW: The price signs have a gag or two in them.bz panel 07-03-15I’m so glad my parents aren’t the meddling type. Once my sisters and I were adults, they’ve always left us to make our own decisions unless we ask their opinion. Some of my friends are not so fortunate with their parents.

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17 thoughts on “Dummy Drawings

  1. I really like the dog in the background of the hot dog gag. It looks like one of those plastic toy animals in a running position that we’d wriggle back and forth to make it “run”. My dog looks exactly like that when she runs, and this dog looks like my dog with a dye job. This makes me happy. :-)

  2. Snickered out loud at work at the Smitation cartoon. Bwahaha. I liked them all. I also love my Jazz Pickles tshirt.

  3. Sunday Punnies submission. Sorry I can’t remember if I submitted this before or just dreamt that I did. (Does that happen to you too?)

    Two tough guys, one with a chicken under his arm. “So unless you put the hurt on Big Tony, you ain’t get’n this here chicken.” No harm, no fowl.

    The pun itself is not original, a Google image search turns up scads of hits, but nothing that appeared to have this interpretation.

    BTW — love the new larger cartoons on the web site. It’s a pity they are so small in my news paper — it can be hard to see the embedded gags and I have to wait for the on-line version.

  4. Please draw some diagrams for those people! Bizarro sex-ed sounds like a great idea… (although I would be very afraid to google that).

  5. The showgirl in the hall outside the ventriloquist’s dressing room on 6/28 sure looks like a refugee from a Don Martin cartoon. (Mad Magazine)

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