Wednesday, December 24, 2014

This Never Happened To...

"Well some people try to pick up girls
And get called assholes
This never happened to Pablo Picasso"

So we were told by The Modern Lovers (and later by John Cale who produced Richman's original and by Bowie who covered the song too.)

But meanwhile is it just me or does this zombie finger puppet received this day by Banished Jr. bear an uncanny resemblance to an undead Pablo?

I thought though, according to the lyric, that it was the girls would turn the color of the avocado.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Found In An Old Blue Folder #2

Also found in the blue folder was this piece of comic book memorabilia.

Its an original sketch by Bob Burden, creator of Flaming Carrot and of the Mystery Men.

It was drawn at the London ComicCon in the fall of 1989. Interestingly we can see, in the picture above, that some years later this is still a popular subject with Bob.
 It was a different world back then. This was drawn free of charge on the artists own pre-printed card stock.
When Banished Jr wanted his Adventure Time print signed by the artist at Tidewater ComiCon this year it cost him (meaning cost me) $10.00 for the privilege
I'm happy to see Mr Burden is still working and was going to be a guest at one of the North Carolina Cons this year.