Capers

Since I was a child, I’ve wondered about the costume choices of superheroes. I’m particularly fascinated by the cape, which a majority of superheroes have worn, especially in the early days of superheroism. What is it for, exactly?

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Ring Me Up

Lately, I’ve been publishing some pretty obscure cartoons that have, quite predictably, caused a lot of readers to scratch their heads. Some are doing this because they have lice, of course, that’s always a given. But many…

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No Exit

Lots of folks are wondering about this one but that’s okay. It’s good for your brain to try to figure things out. So-called “cat people” are more likely to understand it because they know that cats…

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Balloonless

If you were confused by this cartoon, look closely at the spelling on the sign, look at the background, and know that there aren’t any actual balloons involved. Just a weird clown unleashing dangerous primates on anyone with five bucks. (Which almost sounds like an elevator pitch for a biopic about Trump.)

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Divisiveness

The Internet has changed the world both for the better and for the worse. And it will likely figure heavily in either our demise or salvation as a species. At this point, it’s easy to imagine either scenario…

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Crossing Lines

This is a political cartoon of sorts but I’m not in the mood to feel utter despair today so I don’t want to talk about politics. Instead, let’s talk about cartoon aliens!…

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Pigeon Limos

If you’ve never heard the expression, “If wishes were horses, beggars would ride,” this cartoon is probably fairly inscrutable. Even if you’re familiar with that expression, it’s still a bit weird…

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Flip Side Lunar

I never realized how little energy I’d spent discerning the subtle differences between a “dork” and a “nerd” until I published this comic and heard from readers. They really schooled me. So, yeah, I admit that…

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Boarder Bums

There are myriad reasons to lock the doors of your home but virtually all of them come down to a single threat: other humans. Some would argue that a Sasquatch…

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Not By Chocolate

I no longer believe in the concept of “reality” as something one can claim to understand. Does that sound vague and a bit goofy? That’s because it most certainly is. But so is life…

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Tunneling

The above cartoon had a very polarizing effect on folks. I got more than the usual high-fives for a good gag and quite a few complaints, some with profanity. And I don’t blame those who were offended at all…

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Icing It

There are a growing number of people who are sensitive to the fact that when a joke in the mainstream public domain features an idiot—the “butt” of the joke— it is almost always a white male…

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Forced Minimalism

Because cats and dogs are the two most popular species of house pets, people often compare them and declare one superior over the other. But I find that discussion to be as erroneous as asking…

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Text Test

There is one thing that is very wrong about the cartoon above and I’m wondering how many of you caught it. Obviously, I’m not talking about the unusual instructions the officer is giving to the applicant. That’s the punchline, so it’s given that it is outside the norm.

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Crawling Fashion

As I drew the above cartoon, I harbored the unconscious assumption that only one of these things actually exists. But as I sit down to begin today’s post, I realize I might well be wrong about that. In fact, I’m certain I am …

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Pidgin Pigeon

When I moved to Mexico almost three years ago, I shared the above parrot’s desire and inability to communicate with the locals in their native language. I quickly developed a kind of pidgin Spanish that usually got me what or where I wanted, but it was usually an idiotic and embarrassing struggle. Once,…

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UFOji

Like many creative types, I’m the sort of person who likes to eschew anything that “the masses” are into, based on the premise that if most people like something, it’s probably fairly low-brow. (Yeah, I know. That’s pretty uppity)…

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Emoji-terrestrial

For the most part, I have made a living commenting on what is commonly called “the human condition.” I wasn’t required to do that––I could have just created amusing cartoons that simply make people smile and left it at that.

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