Gravity Falls Creator Asks for Drawings of Character Punching Nazis; Internet Delivers
Here you are, good sir! pic.twitter.com/EB5EZvoL49
— Oldmandarin (@michael_nanna) August 16, 2017
There’s been a lot of Nazi news this week—in fact, the only reason I hesitate to say there’s been too much is that if there are Nazis, ignoring them is not the way to make them go away. There’s also been a lot of talk lately over the relative morality of punching them, and it looks like Gravity Falls creator Alex Hirsch is coming down firmly on the pro-punching side.
As Cartoon Brew reported, Hirsch isn’t the first person involved with a Disney property to use it to weigh in on current events, but Hirsch’s method is a bit more indirect, probably to avoid the kind of trouble it seems like We Bare Bears artist Louie Zong got into. On Tuesday, Hirsch tweeted a non-request request: “If anyone felt so inclined to do a drawing of Grunkle Stan punching a Nazi I’d be very cool with that.”
Unsurprisingly, the talented Gravity Falls fans/Nazi opponents on the internet were more than happy to comply:
— Paul Robertson (@probzz) August 16, 2017
You’ve probably gotten a dozen in the time it took me to draw this but here! modelled after that cap. america punching hitler cover. pic.twitter.com/t3XImd5Cwo
— Crane Boys Mystery (@DirkGrundy) August 16, 2017
Same image, now with background. pic.twitter.com/yZlvC0Z5JG
— Christopher 🏳️🌈 (@WhovDoesTweets) August 16, 2017
— Matthew Humphreys (@americanninjax) August 16, 2017
“GET EM! GET EM!” pic.twitter.com/qYJ3J01v1g
— Caro (@Curzec) August 16, 2017
And of course, a classic:
— vdiddle (@vdiddytweets) August 16, 2017
Hirsch liked and replied accordingly in approval, and … well, we can only imagine Stan himself would approve.
(via Cartoon Brew, image: )
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