While I find myself in heated arguments with many adults about the events in Charlottesville, my favorite take on the matter was created by a brilliant pre-teen. Out of the mouth (and pen) of babes comes wisdom and truth.
i swear by my pretty floral bonnet i will end you
Today in Awesome
It's not easy being green and shooting high powered optic blasts. Ken Haesner, cartoonist and creator of The Living Corpse, Warmageddon,
and The Jersey Devil
has combined eccentric, yet adorable, Muppets stars with the troubled mutants we all know and love, to create: The X-Muppets. Hit the jump to see the rest of the misunderstood, fuzzy gang!
million dollar lady
, celebrated cartoonist with a career that has lasted decades, is celebrating her birthday today! We'll be dedicating this space to her, and in case you've never heard of her, we're going to introduce you! After the jump, more about Barry, some of her work and where you can get her new book.
Things We Saw Today
It became a little bit impossible to not acknowledge the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, especially for those of us based in New York, and as a result, this edition of TWS has a few things that we saw that helped us remember (and a few things to help remind us that our lives -- and geekery -- go on). Above is just one of about 100 tributes that appeared in Sunday comics this morning by Mutts
creator Patrick McDonnell
. You can see more at Hero Complex
. (via Bleeding Cool
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Ignatz Award-winning cartoonist Gabrielle Bell
took on a big project last month: she wrote and drew a comic every single day for the month of July. If you've ever tried doing something creative and then tried to force yourself to do it on a regular basis, you know how hard this is. But Bell has done it, and we salute her. She says that she'll be taking down her month's work August 15th
, so we strongly urge you to check it all out before it's gone! After the jump, read what prompted her to do this in the first place.