Mickey for President – Part Ten

November 5th, 2016

Meanwhile, back on the campaign trail…

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About these strips….
Jim Steinmeyer and I worked in an unusual fashion. I drew the strips first with a particular theme in mind but leaving the word balloons blank, Then Jim wrote the dialogue. He didn’t know what I was going to draw; I didn’t know what he was going to write.

One of my goals in this creative project was to shed my art of any slickness. After a couple of penciled circles (for size and placement) but no penciling, I went straight to inking, keeping the art fresh and spontaneous. I was inspired by Robert Crumb in this regard.

I love the end result. I’m surprised at the complex range of expression I was able to capture with this character. And Jim’s writing is so damn funny!

More tomorrow!

Mickey for President – Part Nine

November 4th, 2016

Mickey hits the campaign trail!

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Mickey For President – Part Eight

November 3rd, 2016

Here’s the second part of “The War Room” Part Two:

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Days of the Dead; Mickey for President – Part Seven

November 1st, 2016

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Here are more travails for our Presidential candidate!

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Happy Halloween!

October 31st, 2016

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Tarman Jack O’Lantern beautifully carved by Lee “Goatboy” Hartnup.

It’s Halloween, my favorite holiday! Yay!

Here’s two more pages of Mickey for President. They need to be read one after the other. Don’t forget that clicking on them enlarges them.

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Days of the Dead

October 30th, 2016

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Mickey for President – Part Four

October 30th, 2016

Here are the strips that conclude Friday’s page of strips:

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Mickey for President – Part Three

October 28th, 2016

Mickey and his team make plans…

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Mickey For President – Part Two

October 27th, 2016

Poor Mickey. He’s so self delusional at times.

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(Click on the strips to enlarge)

Remember: these strips were written and drawn in 1996!
If you don’t want to wait to see how all of this turns out, Mickey at 60 Volume Two is available on this site’s online shop. All profits from this book go to children’s charities.

Guess Who’s Running for President!

October 26th, 2016

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Recently I was perusing a copy of Mickey at 60 volume 2, the issue in which he runs for President. This was drawn by me and written by my pal Jim Steinmeyer back in another election year (1996).

I was shocked by Mickey’s eerily close resemblance to one of our current Presidential candidates. Jim’s dialogue seems like he is directly quoting him, so I thought I’d post some of these 1996 strips during the remaining two weeks of the election (click on the images to make them larger).

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