Sunday, June 28, 2009

an interesting sentence.

in the sentence below, the nth word is n letters long. the first word has one letter, the second two, seventh seven, etc.

“I do not know where family doctors acquired illegibly perplexing handwriting; nevertheless, extraordinary pharmaceutical intellectuality counterbalancing indecipherability, transcendentalizes intercommunications incomprehensibleness”.

Friday, June 26, 2009

dean trippe wallpaper!

dean trippe made a batman and robin (the new robin, can ya tell?)-themed wallpaper that you can download. get it now! now!

Tuesday, June 23, 2009


someone please tell me in which planet this billboard image makes any kind of sense:

right. "after a long day of protecting innocent serfs from oppresive colonial dictators, i like to kick back with a refreshing glass of coke zero. es no calorias!"

weeeeell i guess that's still better than this one:

billy you old kidder you.

Monday, June 22, 2009

Friday, June 19, 2009

dina goldstien: fallen princesses

says photogapher dina golstein:

The project was inspired by my observation of three-year-old girls, who were developing an interest in Disney's Fairy tales... I explored the original brothers Grimm's stories and found that they have very dark and sometimes gruesome aspects, many of which were changed by Disney. I began to imagine Disney's perfect Princesses juxtaposed with real issues that were affecting women around me, such as illness, addiction and self-image issues.

hm... so it's art photography by an art photographer. but without looking at the last two images above, i would've mistaken the intent for nothing more than digital-age spoofery. but then i am neither a fairy tale character nor a princess. any thoughts from the ladies?


Thursday, June 18, 2009

more about that shirt

i don't know what i was thinking when i bought shirts in four colors. now i don't know what to do with 'em.

so here's the deal: if you can make a color scheme i like better than the ones above, i'll give you a free shirt in your color scheme.

in other news, here's the self-defeating headline of the day.

also, would you die if someone flushes you down the tiolet? not necessarily.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

featured on sorta

i work as a freelance character designer with the folks at, and they were recently featured on i got to answer one interview question:

7. What kind of projects do you work on for clients and how did you earn the title of “mascot illustrator”?

Answered by FERDINAND, a mascot illustrator at Basically I get called in when the client wants to project a specific personality, image or message through a character design. Mascots work in a similar fashion to any logo in that they represent the company and its ideals, but mascot designs can also give the consumer some things logos can’t; a face, a look, a human touch. We respond instinctively to eye contact and body language, and that’s the area of expertise for a mascot designer – to try to get the audience to relate to a brand on that intimate, personal level.

full article here.

bien del rosario's funny, inventive superheroes

check out his deviantart for the other wacky inhabitants of the adoboverse.

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

budjette tan reviews "ang maskot"!

It is great to see a local creator do a “pop comic” like this. A “pop comic”, as Warren Ellis defined it, is a finite story, a done-in-one, a wakasan-story, that even a non-comic book reader can appreciate. We need more stories like this, to get more people reading comics and to get more people reading locally produced comics.

read the whole thing here.

ang maskot @ comic odyssey galleria

bakit ba ang hirap i-spell ng "odyssey"?

buti nalang 'di mahirap hanapin ang "ang maskot", na nasa comic o-d-y-s-s-e-y sa robinson's galleria.

ang hirap magpa-consign ng komiks sa comics shop! napapabili ako ng di oras.

o wel, at least malapit ko nang makumpleto ang "blame!" ni tsutomu nihei. he he.

Sunday, June 7, 2009

baby you can drive my car

two boys are a already plenty to handle, but i might consider a third kid just to have an excuse to buy one of these:


Saturday, June 6, 2009

fan art

my two favorite bayan knights: phantom cat and boy ipis.

boy ipis is actually supposed to work at a bank when out of costume, but here i re-imagined him as a pre-adolescent.

Friday, June 5, 2009

ang maskot... ang damit

i'll probably be selling a maskot-themed t-shirt at the manila comic convention at the megamall in august.

would you buy this?

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