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Saturday, June 18, 2011

Illustration Friday: Launch


I wonder if this dumb joke is clear? I removed some of the caption because it seemed like too much. It's always hard to give just the right amount of info without being wordy. Anyway, it's just about keeping up with the Joneses, as they say.
"They have a Titan IV now, which makes our little ICBM in the yard look cheap. We need to get a Saturn V!

13 comments:

  1. Oi what you doing drawing pictures of my mums house :).

    Gosh I don't know exactly at what age it happened but my mum turned into a curtain twitcher as she got older. Is that the future as you get older the more you spy on your neighbours.

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  2. Yeah, I caught my grandmother staring out the window at what the neighbors were up to, a few times. I jokingly said, why don't you use the binoculars that are in the side table next to you. She thought that was funny.

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  3. i got it! and your binocular story sounds like a funny moment

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  4. I know what you mean Ted, I'm always struggling against captions that are too wordy...unfortunately, I don't always win :)

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  5. No need to explain that! Very funny and original take on the jones theory!!

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  6. Oh my gosh this is funny. You've taken it once again to the looney toon extreme level. I love it and lived it too. Sit still!

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  7. Fantastic a lot funnier with the one line.

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  8. Oooooh. Got me beat. I only have a SpaceShipOne. Dang neighbors.

    :D

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  9. ha! your grandma cracks me up. Nosy old people! This is so funny! How do you come up with these? Genius!

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  10. Hey Ted, the wording is perfect as is the illustration. HILARIOUS my friend!

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  11. I like the way you pared the wording down to its essence. So funny!

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  12. Less words work better, I think. I like your choice. And I like this cartoon specially. I have the complete New Yorker's cartoons and yours could be there (in fact, it's better than the most of them).

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  13. dunno why but this reminds me of some serial TV ive been marathoning lately, Desperate Housewives :D

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