I began drawing comic strips when I was in high school. I mentioned The Klutz in my last post. I featured it in my notebooks, notes to friends, and on chalkboards when teachers weren’t around. The Burgess Bros. came next and became a common feature on many unattended chalkboards at my school. Fifi was aContinue reading Conroy’s Corner: Another Comic Strip from the Archives
This archive features a tiny collection of my favorite Louie and Bruce comic strips that I drew many years ago. I began drawing comic strips when I was in high school, waaay back in the 1970s when dinosaurs still roamed the planet. The first serious strip I drew for teachers and classmates was The Klutz,Continue reading From the Archives: Louie and Bruce
You’re so big— the internet made you huge We decipher your candy whining at your blog every day— we’re some of your best teased hairfriends at your facebook We know your TV faves movie faves favorite faves and all your playlists You like short shorts, bikini jeans, and certain days wrapped in Jamawar You loveContinue reading Big
With February ending tomorrow, I look forward to sunnier days to end my winter blues. I find amusing things to laugh at when Old Man Winter scares away the sun and keeps life dark and cold. Here are three favorite funny pieces I found during the winter that made me smile, chuckle, and even bellyContinue reading Sunday Smiles
We, the marketing corporations of the world, would like to ease some of your financial burdens as we force you to shop our stores out of commercial necessity. The following list should ease some of those buying burdens. The key is timing your purchases: September—The best deals on school clothes are at the end ofContinue reading Owned
1982 was a time before cell phones as we know them now. Most of us were unable to afford the monstrosities at our local electronics store, so we settled for talking to friends on our CB radio in the car or waiting until we got home to use the house phone for the long distanceContinue reading Before Cell Phones
Based on a true event, this is a been-there-done-that comic strip from my high school days and drawn later (1983), and features Bruce from my Louie and Bruce comic. Here I’ve exaggerated Bruce’s short height with the tall basketball players. There were always those taller, faster, more athletic kids at school who hogged the ballContinue reading Basketball Blues
Retro Louie & Bruce from May 1982. Here, Frank and Bruce are inside the sawmill. We see them with Bruce’s old radio. Notice the cassette player. Mine was older; it had 8-track.