Oh, yeah…NSFW, I suppose.


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Yay! Star Wars!


(And yet it’s not as though Dawn is the first to wear the brass bikini o’ Hutt lust:   http://snarkitupfuzzball.nexiliscom.com/?p=3720 )

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By bats | February 5, 2011 - 3:05 am
Posted in Category: Three-Ring Freakshow

One of the gripes aimed at “legacy” comic strips (or just ones that go on and on and on for years) is the repeated use of a figure, or figures, or whole panels by the cartoonist — yes, the dreaded “cut and paste.”


That’s very true (and it’s the only way I do my mashups — then again, I don’t get PAID for this).  But I think sometimes we focus too much on the visual repetition and too little on the sterling dialog:


Remember: Without constant vigilance, it can happen here!

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By bats | February 4, 2011 - 11:30 am
Posted in Category: Markin' the Trail, Most maryWorthy

I thought I was all inspired with a Mark Trail/Mary Worth mashup…and I just seized up.  I think the cold weather (17 F as the low — in TUCSON! — the past two mornings) have frostbitten my snark.

Feel free to have at this.  Maybe I’ll choose a few good ‘uns and insert them — we can be the new Moy and Giella/Nolan and Wilson/Batiuik and Johnston of the snark pages!


Great Googly Moogly! Folks have stepped up to the challenge!  Faithful reader (yay!) Rimpy has a rather horror genre feel to it:


Ned Ryerson offers one that even Tobey Cameron can puzzle out:


Red Greenback always knows what to say. Too bad Mary doesn’t (not that it stops her, mind you):


And Écureuil Écumant’s offering harkens back to a Sunday Mark Trail, in which Mark extols the economic and commercial value of ganja hemp:


Really, I don’t know what to expect from HAMMY THE SQUIRREL!, but I have to admit that this doesn’t surprise me (and it makes me laugh, too):


THANKS to all the folks who helped Mark, Mary and Jeff have their say!

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By bats | February 3, 2011 - 6:56 pm
Posted in Category: Trust Me, I'm a Doctor


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By bats | February 2, 2011 - 9:07 pm

When close to a traced copy of a May 2010 panel is used for a February 2011 “joke,” Comics Curminions (like CC’s own Cooler King) take note.  And then make uncanny links:


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By bats | - 1:13 pm

And it’s almost not the cartoonists’ fault!


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By bats | February 1, 2011 - 1:34 pm
Posted in Category: Pulling the Plug(ger)

Anyone who might be familiar with CC’s True Fable, Master of Ninja Goats and Aficionado of All Things Caprine, coulda told you this:


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Somewhere outside of Hoboken, Lu Ann is being courted by piano mover carpenter Paul; he’s even thrown in a run-down piece of property to sweeten the deal!  I don’t know about Lu Ann, but Mike and Jeff, the gents who do Jumble are pretty impressed, it seems.


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