My Calvin & Hobbes Sweatshirt

Finally, one of my kids has turned out to be a Calvin & Hobbes fan and was excited when I offered to pass my Calvin & Hobbes sweatshirt to her. This is my sweet daughter, Alyssa wearing the sweatshirt that has great sentimental value to me, and now to her. Not only is it depicting one of the greatest comic strips of the 20th century, but it’s a true one-of-a-kind. I know this because I painted it 25 years ago. That’s right. I painted it with fabric pencils and fabric paint, from one of my favorite Calvin & Hobbes strips … Continue reading My Calvin & Hobbes Sweatshirt

Monty – My Comic Discovery

I grew up on comic strips. That was back when everyone got their newspapers delivered to their doorstep every single day. My dad would always take the front page, my brother always grabbed the sports page, and I always went straight to the comics page. I guess that just goes to show how non-intellectual I am. These days, newspapers and comic strips, like everything else, have moved to the internet. In this new digital world, its sad to say that the popularity of traditional comic strips is at an all time low. I always had my favorites; Peanuts, Hagar the … Continue reading Monty – My Comic Discovery