Crackpot Junk Mail, 1992
From my scrapbook archives, a Book of Revelations bit of nuttery 14 years later. Where’s those end times?
Flash: The Fastest Man Alive, 1977
When I was 7 years old I really liked comic book characters and would draw them. When I am 35 years old, I talk about Ra’s Al Ghul and Anakin as exemplars of the idea that the end justifies the means with my stepsons. Questioning the wisdom of this outlook, of course. Comic books are…
Tim the Dog, 1990
Created during a respiratory therapy class. I took a lot of notes, and occasionally I would doodle non-respiratory things. I love the name “Tim” for a dog.
Robot Fighter, 1982
1982. I was attending school at Christ The King Church in Gretna, Louisiana. My nickname was “Crawdaddy” among the other kids. If you live in Louisiana and your last name is Crawford, you’re pretty much gonna get called Crawdad, Crawfish, or Crawdaddy. These words are what they call Crayfish. Gretna is just outside Louisiana, just…