20 Years Ago

…I submitted this to a large compilation comic for a Canadian (I think) comics con’…Scan 4Scan 5Scan 6Scan 7

…apart from a kids book, this remains my only piece published overseas….

…er…unless you count nearly four years of world wide web stuff.

When They Still Tested A-Bombs In My Back Yard

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….fuck you France.

More Comics Covers

…’illy ‘oop was a supplement in the centre of Ally Oop, a fine Dunedin music ‘zine from  the late 80’s…

…this is possibly the most criminally desperate pun I’ve ever committed…Scan 430

…and for the life of me I can’t recall Vertigo Graphics ever publishing any of my work, let alone allowing me to do a cover….

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…although it might have a tie-in with a four page ‘toon I did by the same name…

….loving the mystery!

It’s Moments Like These

….that you realise how culturally separated from the rest of the world you are when you live in New Zealand…Scan 329

 

….because, unless you grew up in the South Pacific, you won’t understand the reference to a hard white sweet that, while being minty fresh, was also a destroyer of teeth…

….to clarify for those that are “foreign-devils”…

 

 

…(thank you internet).

Oh So Thats Where It Is Going

…all those fat guys/fatct**ts… nudie suited, twin craniumed and monosyllabic, have finally got a name…Scan 171

 

…Governmentzilla…

…is it just me, or has every democratic government in the world turned into a lumbering, two headed, behemoth with only a vague sense of political direction….

…the left working in conjunction with the right and achieving little more than scuttling each others policies…

…stubby arms that are perfect for waving around and getting attention, but incapable of performing the simplest of humanitarian tasks (or wiping its own arse)…

 

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…if we could send them to another country on a permanent sabbatical, we would.

The Idea From The Last Post Edited And Reworked

…I appropriated some shapes from the internet…

…(google images… tapa cloth)Scan 165

 

…then added a more sensible quantity of  fact**ts…

 

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… and …. Voila!

 

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…may have to do it again later with the “turtle-shell” suit design…

…spirals were faster.