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Tuesday, April 28, 2009
Obama Is Bad
Caricature's never been my strong suit. Even when I get something right it doesn't fit in my "universe". I was trying to draw Obama earlier today and my attempts looked like Emmanuel Lewis or Ernie or even Bush. Then it dawned on me for something as silly and apolitical as this (click on it to view it at a larger size), I can just use photographs. And I'm not trying to fool anyone with that fine line between theft and homage in that next to last panel.
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Much of the material here is at least a generation old and therefore sometimes has racist and sexist standards we wouldn't conform to today. I try, but can't always do a line-item veto. You're not wrong to be offended, think of it like a friend you like hanging out with 95% of the time but once in a while they embarrass you. My own attitude is to move forward.
Some people don't realize you can make images bigger by clicking on them or that there are earlier postings beyond this page. Well, now you know. You're welcome.
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SAM HENDERSON has been doing comics, illustration and writing popular among people aware of their existence since his birth, though he wasn't paid for it until 1991. In addition to his own book,The Magic Whistle, clients have included Nickelodeon, New York Press, DC Comics, Heavy Metal, New York Observer,and ...um... Screw. He was a storyboard director for SpongeBob Squarepants in 2001.
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