Category Archives: Pure Toontime

Lair Fare

Hey, folks, I’m putting this blog on hiatus for a while after this installment. Don’t take it personally; I just need some uncluttered time for thinking. And I’ll probably still pop back into view once in a while, given my … Continue reading

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Saturday in Northampton

Hey, I’m being censored! (And it’s being done with my full cooperation) There they are — a dozen pages of my underground comix material printed with all the dirty words, drug references, and selected body parts blacked out with little … Continue reading

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Alabama Bound

Above: Me presenting my slideshow to Emerson College students in Boston last week. _____________________________________________ As I mentioned in my last blog post, I’ve been putting Photoshop through its paces more heavily than usual lately in preparation for two back-to-back slideshows … Continue reading

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Playing Near Cliffs Can Be Fun…

…Except when it isn’t. OK, so the Republicans were nice enough not to push the American economy into the abyss as long as Democrats agree that only those who are already struggling will find their basic needs further slashed while … Continue reading

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On The Suspense Channel Tonight

Living in a state of unremitting alienation and anxiety over the behavior of those in power, as is the case today (see the cartoon above), takes me back to the Reagan years. Ah, nostalgia! Of course, Obama is no Ronald … Continue reading

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It’s Not a Joke, Just a Drawing

An Uncharacteristic Reticence Descends You may notice me being less chatty in my blog posts for a while. Don’t feel abandoned. I’m working on a germinal writing project, and at times like that my brain gets so preoccupied that I … Continue reading

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Chester Derrick’s Cameo

The drawing above was done for a benefit auction that’s raising money for Japanese disaster relief. Continue reading

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Happy Groundhog Day

Today being Groundhog Day and all, I thought I would share with you the comic book story below, which I drew 39 years ago and which has never before been published anywhere. Continue reading

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Santas and Snowboys

Whenever possible I try to do a new holiday-themed drawing as each calendar year draws to a close. Continue reading

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Skit Season

A gaggle of us Main Street Stage thespians are gearing up for the organization’s annual collection of holiday-related skits and foolishness. Continue reading

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