You got your prophet in my cartoon!
You got your cartoon in my prophet!
I’ve been watching my number of entries as of late, knowing that I was getting close to penning my 500th blog (can you believe it?!) and had planned for it to be a true blogstravaganza!
And then this morning I realized I’d already written it. (see Picasso’s Quixotic Comics)
I even looked on the Wayback Machine to see if I could find my original Blogger stuff, but alas it hadn’t grabbed anything before I dumped it all over to my various MT incarnations. (Although, if you’d like to see the very first Andertoons site…)
Anyway, you gotta admit, 500 entries is pretty good, even if the 500th entry (and 501st) is simply average.
I promise my 1000th entry will really be something, though! Dancing bears, strippers, the whole shebang!
Sometimes while trolling for cartoon/comic news to blog about you find some truly weird stuff.
Take this excerpt from an article on Rousseau’s influence on Picasso:
The first anti-war images Picasso ever made preceded Guernica by a few months. He etched the first six scenes of The Dream and Lie of Franco in January 1937. In this preposterous comic strip, a bulbous version of Don Quixote goes around on horseback, raping Spain with his huge phallus…
I gotta refine my Google News…