Valentines Day cartoons are some of my favorite holiday cartoons to draw. You get to talk about love, candy, hearts, and a flying mostly naked baby with a bow and arrow. The cartoon possibilities are almost endless!
So, since Valentine's day is just about here, here are some new cartoons I hope you'll love:
Valentine's Day is all about telling that special someone how you feel, even if that someone is another company. You know though, if corporations really are people, there's a vastly underserved market here! (Note to self - Valentines for corporations.)
Whenever I can get a caption down to one word I do a happy little dance. It's a shame you can't see it, it's quite something. I really get into it.
I thought this might be too geeky for general consumption, but when you consider The Avengers is one of the highest earning movies ever made, I think I'm OK here. Also, I dare you to fine another Valentine's Day cartoon with the Hulk in it. I dare you. I double dare you.
Cupid is certainly a staple of Valentine cartoons, but I gotta tell ya, drawing the little guy is a pain. Wings, arrows, quiver, bow, sash, and all on a baby to boot! Yeesh!
You know for a cartoon that's about how a non-scripty font is bad for greeting cards, I sure chose an odd font to represent the greeting card company's name on the wall. Just sayin'.
It's not weird enough that a flying infant shoots you with love arrows, but then he's also got arrows that are intentionally romantically disappointing? Not cool, man.
You know I was sure someone had done this, but I looked and looked and looked everywhere I could think to look online and could not find a Facebook like candy box instead of a Valentine heart candy box cartoon anywhere. Now, of course, having said that, 14 people will email some to me. But I swear I looked!
I bet that hurts.
I like cartoons that suggest a more involved back story, and you just know the back story in this Valentine's Day cartoon is really something.
The only thing worse than drawing a cupid, is drawing two of them right next to each other.
Well, that does it for 2013, but you can see all of my Valentines Day cartoons here. I know you'll love them!
Adam Hughes is my hero!
There is nothing I don't like about Thanksgiving turkey. The crispy skin, the big hunks of meat, the cooking the stuffing in it... Just writing this is making me hungry!!
Turkeys are also way too much fun to do cartoons about. They're fun to draw, there's the whole impending doom thing, and they were Ben Franklin's choice for the national bird! Jackpot!!
So, since Thanksgiving is almost here, I thought I'd share some of my favorite turkey cartoons. Gobble gobble!
I do so love drawing animals in ordinary day-to-day situations. Working in offices, sitting on the couch, but one of special favorites is the bar. Animals hunched over drinking their problems away is almost funny enough without a caption. Throw in another holiday related animal and some bitter envy and you've got yourself a pretty good cartoon (if I do say so myself).
Ok, I always like selling a cartoon, but sometimes just drawing the cartoon is enough. Turkey newscaster with a turkey murder chalk outline? Fun!!
This cartoon, on further reflection, probably has a little too much going on to work well. You have to see that the doctor character is a plastic surgeon, you have to see that the picture the turkey is handing over is a duck... There's probably a simpler way to do this with a longer caption, but I couldn't get myself to stretch it out. Sometimes the balancing act gets a little tipsy.
Mostly I draw Thanksgiving turkey cartoons where the bird is dealing with the upcoming unpleasantness, so this one where the turkey is actually dead is a bit of a departure. But once I got "leftovers" in my head I couldn't get it out, so we get the sort of sad cartoon above. Still, leftovers is kinda funny.
This cartoon is your basic reversal. What would turkeys eat for Thanksgiving?
You'd think they shy away from the whole holiday, never mind a turkey-ish main dish, but there it is. Who knew?!
Pop-up thermometers are inherently funny. They just are. I'm not saying they're not useful, and I have to admit they're kind of cool, but the name "pop-up thermometer" is awesomely goofy.
We'll, that does it for our fine feathered fun. Feel free to check out all of my turkey cartoons, and enjoy your feast, everyone!