Still Crazy After All These Years Bun Toons! YAY!

This has nothing to do with Paul Simon, sorry.

This has nothing to do with Paul Simon, sorry.

Continuing from last week’s Bun Toon about the day I saw a UFO.

IVE ALWAYS WANTED TO TELL YOU GUYS PART 2

click to enlarge if it’s too hard to read…

There is no way to describe how utterly WEIRD it was when I first saw this thing…to quote Douglas Adams,  “…it hung in the sky in exactly the way that bricks don’t.”   As I said, it was like a really lousy special effect.  As though I was seeing something badly glued onto a photo of the sky, rather than something in the natural world.  That’s why I had to ask other people if they saw it too…it didn’t seem real.

More to the story next week…it gets odder.

Ty the Guy OUT!

This painted cover comes close to recreating my experience, only there was only one of them, and they weren't red, and it didn't fire anything, and it didn't glow.  And I was with my family.

This painted cover comes close to recreating my experience, only there was just one of the objects, and it wasn’t red, and it didn’t fire anything at me, and it didn’t glow. And I was with my family and I didn’t have my car until later, and it wasn’t on a lonely road or anything like that.  Otherwise, it’s uncanny.

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If you’re in the TORONTO area, I will be at a Release Party for the first collection of BATMAN ’66 issues, today…. Saturday April 5 at The Comic Book Lounge + Gallery,  from 7-11pm.

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na na na na na na na na na na na na na na na na BATMAN!

The volume reprints my first issue with Penguin and Mister Freeze, as well as a bunch of other swell stories.  We encourage cosplayers and Bat-fans tonight, but please, there is a sixties or Batman theme, no naked John Carters or Conans, thank you.

Come get yer copy signed by one of the artists, and maybe he'll talk to you.

Come get yer copy signed by one of the artists, and maybe he’ll talk to you.

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LINK TO PART 1

In case you didn’t see the first part of the UFO story…this is the set-up

A link to the Bun Toon library of hundreds of other stories, most of which will not mention UFOs.

A link to the Bun Toon library of hundreds of other stories, most of which will not mention UFOs.

Na na na na…Batman and Ty Templeton!

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The hardcover Batman ’66 Volume 1 is out TODAY at your Local Comic Book Store!! The Penguin issue I did is in there (written by Jeff Parker). (I think the Bookworm one, written by Tom Peyer will be in Volume 2 which I think comes out next month?) This was some of the most fun I’ve had working in comics (right up until my current gig, drawing a six issue Batman ’66 Meets The Green Hornet mini, written by Kevin Smith and Ralph Garman, with covers by the one and only Alex Ross).

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I will be at a Release Party for the book THIS Saturday April 5 at The Comic Book Lounge + Gallery, 7-11pm. There will be copies of the book available and copies of the two issues I’ve done so far (#2 and #6).

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I’ll have some of my artwork with me, some prints, and sharpened pencils and fresh markers so I can do sketches and sign books.

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This is a party–so cosplayers are absolutely welcome! Pull out your Catwoman or Joker costume and join us!

The Comic Book Lounge + Gallery

587A College Street West 

Second Floor, Toronto

Saturday April 5 2014, 7 – 11 pm

(from The Lounge’s FB event page) “Put on your go-go boots and get ready to “Batusi” back to the Swingin’ 60s as DC Comics reimagines the classic Batman TV show! In this hardcover collecting issues #1-5 of the hit series, The Dynamic Duo takes on The Riddler, Mr. Freeze, The Penguin, The Mad Hatter, The Joker, and more of the world’s most colorful Bat-villains!


Please join us for a special bat-party at a special bat-time at the Comic Book Lounge (and our neighbours the Temple of Toys) with the one and only Ty Templeton!

On display will be original artwork from Batman ’66 #2 and #6. Ty Templeton will have his Batman ’66 print available and artwork is for sale!

Feel free to come dressed as your favourite hero or villain! Come and do the Batusi — we’ll have someone there who can teach you how! Neil Hefti’s swinging jazz on the stereo, and some Batman ’66 on the small screen!

Libations will be available for purchase. A tall glass of milk helps build strong bones and teeth in case you need to catch the Bat-rope in your teeth!”

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You’re Going To Think I’m Crazy Bun Toons! YAY!

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You’ll never respect me again…

I’ve been doing this weekly cartoon blog for a couple of years now, and…

Ive always wanted to tell you guys

(click on the image to expand, if it’s hard to read)

This is one of the few “to be continued” Bun Toons I’ve ever done, but the story cannot be given its proper space in only one page, and I have Batman work to do this weekend that can’t be ignored.

So stick with me for a couple more instalments and see if you don’t think I’m a complete loon when it’s all over.

Remember….my wife saw it too.  It wasn’t an hallucination.

The story gets better….

Ty the Guy OUT!

What ARE they doing here?  Do I have the explanation?  Can you wait a week to find out?

One of my favourite comic books when I was a kid…if ONLY I’d known the life I would someday lead….

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For last week's equally true Bun Toon (that involves equally crazy stuff), click here.

For last week’s equally true Bun Toon (that involves equally crazy stuff), click here.

for the Bun Toon archive, including many true stories that stretch the boundaries of imagination....click here

for the Bun Toon archive, including many true stories that stretch the boundaries of imagination….click here

LAST WEEK on the ‘net: March 17 – March 23 2014

MONDAY MARCH 17

DC JUNE 2014 SOLICITS – BEYOND THE NEW 52, COLLECTIBLES & COLLECTIONS UPDATED from NEWSarama

Beyond The New 52 Group Solicits (June 2014) from DC COMICS

DC COMICS FOR JUNE from Comics Continuum

Behind the Panels Issue 92 – V for Vendetta from BEHIND THE PANELS

SOLLICITATIONS VO JUIN 2014 – BEYOND from DC PLANET

Hey, Look! Comics! (3/19/14) from THE COMIC AGE

BATMAN ‘66 MEETS GREEN HORNET #1 from IGN

FEATURE: 10 Of The Best Comic Book Covers From DC’s June 2014  from COMICBOOKMOVIE.com

TUESDAY MARCH 18

Sollicitations JUIN 2014 : DC COMICS from COMIXITY

DC’s June previews reviewed19) from EVERY DAY IS LIKE WEDNESDAY

Beyond The New 52 Group Solicits (June 2014) from NEEDLESS ESSENTIALS ONLINE

DC’S JUNE 2014 SOLICITATIONS from TALKING COMICS!

WEDNESDAY MARCH 19

DC Previews Picks: June 2014 from Comic Picks By The Glick

SWEET AS: The Best From DC Comics’ June 2014 Solicitations from it’s a Dan’s world

THURSDAY MARCH 20

Rumor: DC Comics to Possibly Purchase Dynamite Entertainment from DC INFINITE

DC Comics June 2014 Solicitations from Comic Book Critic

Panique à l’asile! from Subjectivité à toute épreuve

 

 

I do kind of love my job.

 

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Setting an Example for My Son Bun Toons! YAY!

The only reason to become a parent is to warp the next generation...

The only reason to become a parent is to warp the next generation…

My wife is away for the weekend, which is why this Bun Toon isn’t in colour.  If she’d been with me last night, probably none of this would have happened.  She’s usually the one who puts a stop to things before they get too far…

TWO FISTED PARKING LOT rev

I don’t take no nine-dollar scam lying down, peoples.  I am CONAN of the PARKING LOT!

Ty the Guy OUT!

Of course, there are already comic book heroes patrolling our parking lots.  

1_ParkingZone_HerosIf you click on this, it takes you to the “Superheroes of Parking” website.  Who wouldn’t want to be taken to the “Superheroes of Parking” website?

Your curiosity is starting to gnaw at you, isn’t it?

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Click here to have even more curiosity satisfied.  What could LAST week's Bun Toon have been about?  Huh?  What?

Click here to have even more curiosity satisfied. What could LAST week’s Bun Toon have been about? Huh? What?

For the curious and wonderful Bun Toon Archive, click here

For the curious and wonderful Bun Toon Archive, click here

LAST WEEK on the ‘net: March 10 – March 16 2014

MONDAY MARCH 10

News leaked today that Kevin Smith … from Batturtle

TUESDAY MARCH 11

TY TEMPLETON AT THE TORONTO COMICON 2014 from CGC COMICS BLOG

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Batman, Green Hornet team for a ’60s crossover from USA TODAY

UN CROSSOVER ENTRE BATMAN ’66 ET GREEN HORNET from DC PLANET

Kevin Smith Writing Batman ’66/Green Hornet Team-Up With Ralph Garman, Ty Templeton from COMICBOOK.com

KEVIN SMITH RETURNS TO COMICS FOR “BATMAN ’66 MEETS THE GREEN HORNET” from COMIC BOOK RESOURCES

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Kevin Smith and Ralph Garman to Write Batman and Green Hornet Team-Up from DEN OF GEEK!

Kevin Smith, Ralph Garman y Ty Templeton presentan Batman ’66 Meets the Green Hornet from ESPACIO DC

BATMAN AND THE GREEN HORNET TEAM UP FOR A COMIC BOOK CROSSOVER BY KEVIN SMITH & RALPH GARMIN from THE FIRE WIRE POP CULTURE BLOG

Kevin Smith To Write Batman 66/Green Hornet Crossover from Nothing But Comics!

Kevin Smith, Batman ’66 and Green Hornet Team-Up for New Digital Series from MULTIVERSITY COMICS

KEVIN SMITH Toplines BATMAN ’66 MEETS THE GREEN HORNET Crossover from NEWSarama

Batman ’66 Crossing Over With Green Hornet Under The Pen Of Kevin Smith from BIG COMIC PAGE

Kevin Smith Writes Batman ’66/Green Hornet Crossover For May With Ty Templeton And Ralph Garman from Bleeding Cool

“Batman 66 Meets the Green Hornet” Brings Kevin Smith Back to Comics from ALL-COMIC

Kevin Smith And Ralph Garman Team Up For BATMAN ’66 MEETS THE GREEN HORNET from COMIC BOOK THERAPY

KEVIN SMITH DE RETOUR À L’ÉCRITURE SUR BATMAN ’66 from COMICSBLOG

Crossover do Batman com Besouro Verde tem Kevin Smith e Alex Ross from UNIVERSO HQ

KEVIN SMITH Y RALPH GARMAN ESCRIBIRÁN BATMAN ’66 MEETS GREEN HORNET from GOTHAM CITY INFORMER

ANNOUNCING THE MIX MARCH MADNESS 2014 SEEDING ROUND! from COMICM!X

10 artists making their mark on the Toronto comic scene from blogTO

Kevin Smith to Write Batman/Green Hornet Crossover Comic from IGN

Batman / Green Hornet Crossover In The Works from with an accent

Kevin Smith writing Batman ’66/Green Hornet team-up from Digital Spy

DC Comics e Dynamite Entertainment anunciam crossover de Batman e Besouro Verde! from PARANOID ZINE!

Kevin Smith Returns to Comics for Batman ’66 Meets the Green Hornet from WEEKLY COMICS

Kevin Smith scriverà il crossover Batman ’66/Green Hornet! from MANGA FOREVER

Batman, Green Hornet Meet Again After 47 Years from THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

DC And Dynamite Team For ‘Batman 66 Meets The Green Hornet’ By Kevin Smith, Ralph Garman And Ty Templeton from COMICS ALLIANCE

Kevin Smith to co-write Batman/Green Hornet miniseries from MCM BUZZ

KEVIN SMITH AND RALPH GARMAN TEAM-UP ON A BATMAN ’66 AND GREEN HORNET MINI-SERIES from DC COMICS

Batman/Green Hornet Crossover Coming from WE THE NERDY

Brand-New BATMAN ’66 MEETS THE GREEN HORNET Comic Book Coming Soon!! from BAT-BLOG

‘Batman ’66 Meets the Green Hornet’ from ICv2

Holy Crossovers! Adam West BATMAN Meets GREEN HORNET! from UNLEASH THE FANBOY

Kevin Smith and Ralph Garman to Write ‘Batman ’66 Meets the Green Hornet’ for DC Comics from Chris Hauk

KEVIN SMITH REUNITES BATMAN, GREEN HORNET FOR DC COMICS from Talk backer

DC, Dynamite Announce Kevin Smith & Ralph Garman’s BATMAN ’66 MEETS THE GREEN HORNET from NERDIST

The Batman ’66- Green Hornet ’66 Reunion You Wanted from 13th DIMENSION

Kevin Smith & Ralph Garman Team Up For New Batman Comic from Dark Knight News

BATMAN 66/GREEN HORNET Comic Coming From Least Exciting Writing Team Imaginable from The Nerd Signal

Batman y el Avispón Verde harán equipo una vez más from  SDPnoticias.com

Crossover Batman e Besouro Verde – Kevin Smith e Alex Ross na equipe from Quadrinhosfera

Batman ’66: Crossover com Besouro Verde por Kevin Smith a caminho! from BATMANIA RIO

WEDNESDAY MARCH 12

Warlock Wednesday’s Episode 66 … Cosplay is NOT Consent from Ehnother Podcast

Kevin Smith writing Batman ’66 Meets the Green Hornet crossover from Flickering MYTH.com

Prepare-se para Batman ’66 Meets the Green Hornet from Baile dos Enxutos

Kevin Smith e Alex Ross estão no crossover de Batman e Besouro Verde from BLOGS POP NERD E GEEK

Batman e Robin encontram o Besouro Verde em nova minissérie from GeekTrooper

Prepárense: Batman ’66 y Green Hornet tendrán crossover escrito por Kevin Smith from Los Eternautas

Smith & Garman Team-Up for Batman/Green Hornet from WORD OF THE NERD

Hollywood Babble-On 160: March 8, 2014 from Hollywood Babble-On Helper

Batman vs Green Hornet: Round 2! from Hero Histories

COMICS: KEVIN SMITH AND RALPH GARMAN ANNOUNCE ‘BATMAN’/’GREEN HORNET’ CROSSOVER SERIES from BIG SHINY ROBOT

Batman y el Avispón Verde juntos de nuevo from publimetro

Episode 60: Double Covered & Smothered Part 1 from Out Of Step Music Hour

THURSDAY MARCH 13

Smith and Garman to Write ’66 Batman and Green Hornet Mini-Series from THE FURNACE

Zing! Pow! The Batman and Green Hornet ’60s Crossover from G33KPRON

Kevin Smith to write Batman/Green Hornet team-up comic from A.V. CLUB

NINE PIECES OF COMIC BOOK NEWS from EARTH’S MIGHTIEST COMIC BOOK BLOG

RALPH GARMAN TY TEMPLETON INTERVIEW: BATMAN 66 from SPYVIBE

Kevin Smith assina roteiro em crossover de Batman e Besouro Verde from HagaQuê

FRIDAY MARCH 14

Kiss bang goodbye from Noblemania

Batman ´66, un crossover entre Batman y Green Hornet from Sigue al Conejo Blanco

Back Space Toronto coming in May, Upcoming March/April events and New Comics out March 19, 2014 from COMIC BOOK LOUNGE + GALLERY

Team-up tra Batman 66 e Green Hornet from badcomics.it

Servicio Informativo de Editoriales Independientes #76 from ZONA NEGATIVA

Beard: Batman to feel sting of the Hornet again from TOLEDO FREE PRESS

New Titles From DC Comics! Fall 2014! And Spring 2015! from THE BEAT

Nightwing by Dixon, Absolute Batman Inc, Green Lantern by Johns, Zero Year and Five Years Later Omnibuses, Death of the Family Mask, Gordon of Gotham, Showcase Presents Blue Beetle, more in DC Fall 2014 solicitations from collected editions

I get a big delight with every bite of Pie Day! from BULLY SAYS:  COMICS OUGHTA BE FUN!

Team-up tra Batman 66 e Green Hornet from COMICRITUALS

DC Reveals New Creative Team for Batman 66′ from dhalpin 791

SATURDAY MARCH 15

NEWS Round-up | Week of March 15, 2014 from THE COMIXVERSE

Kevin Smith to write Batman ’66 and Green Hornet mini-series from BATMAN NEWS

SUNDAY MARCH 16

TWO-HEADED NERD #154: SEXY SPACE MISSION from RHYMES WITH GEEK

 


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Everyone Involved Regrets It Bun Toons! YAY!

I already regret telling you about it...

I already regret telling you about it…

Well, the Cold War is starting up again, we just got through Pi Day, Olivia Chow has announced her candidacy for Mayor of Toronto, and my new Batman project with Kevin Smith and Ralph Garman was just revealed, making me email box a teeny bit more popular than last week…

So naturally I’m Bun Tooning about a special man I met in a special place last week at Toronto Comicon, because I have my ears to the street and my fingers on the pulse of the news.

FINAL ART strip form….and after another awkward pause, we went about our day.

I’m sure next week, I’ll get around to that Cold War thing, but I have my priorities.

Ty the Guy OUT!

BONUS MOMENT:  The very sketch I was working on when the Kryptonian First Contact moment occurred….

It's always a good day when I get to sketch Big Barda at a convention...

It’s always a good day when I get to sketch Big Barda at a convention…

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This is not my FIRST Bun Toons set at a Comic Convention Men's Room.  It's starting to become an annual tradition

This is not my FIRST Bun Toons set in a Men’s Room. It’s starting to become an annual tradition

A link to last week's Bun Toon...sort of a re-run, but including a Bun Toon never before seen online!

A link to last week’s Bun Toon…sort of a re-run, but including a Bun Toon never before seen online!

 

The Bun Toon archive, where you can search for more urinal adventures.  I'm sure there's more....

The Bun Toon archive, where you can search for more urinal adventures. I’m sure there’s dozens….