Archive for June 26th, 2009

Moonwalking Through the Pearly Gates

God. I didn’t really think any gainfully employed cartoonist would look at the Pigma Micron pen gripped between his/her fingers, then down at his/her 2-ply Strathmore Bristol paper, and think “Yeaaaah, THAT’s what I’m going to draw.” I was only half-kidding in my Twitter post yesterday, when I said “If any editorial cartoonists draw Michael Jackson moonwalking through the Pearly Gates, I will personally beat them down w/a sock full of quarters.”

That was a mistake. We’re in a Recession and I think an awful lot of cartoonists want my quarters. Here’s the first one I saw after a Tweeter sent me the link:

Bruce Plante
Tulsa World
Jun 26, 2009

I’m afraid to visit to see how far this virus has spread.