Category Archives: Bunny Funnies

C’est la vie Bun Toons!

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Bonjour, mes amis. Le lapin est ici!

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I was at a convention last week, and couldn’t BUN TOON closer to the news of Bernie’s death, but he was such a towering figure in our industry, and in life, I had to mark his passing, even if I was a few days late.

I could go on and on about how skilled Bernie was with a brush, or with a composition, but if you knew his name, you already knew of his staggeringly impressive and inspiring abilities.  I use his Frankenstein illustrations as examples of what’s possible in the inking classes I teach.  I use his Swamp Thing pages as examples of what’s possible in the layout classes I teach, and I use his House of Mystery comics as examples of what entertains the hell out of me when I just want to read a great story.

The world of comics in general, spooky comics in specific, and the planet Earth itself, was made a better place by your being in it, sir.

Now, the inter-connected world we currently live in is a marvellous place.  Some years ago, I told this story of my day in Paris with Bernie and Scott (and Neal Adams, who was also at the bookstore, but wasn’t part of the rest of the day) in an interview, and discovered the man to whom the original sketch was given still had it, and he was happy to scan the image and send it to me.

So here it is….given back to me digitally over a decade later.

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As I said, the original head-shot was done swiftly with little sense of its fateful final disposition.  It’s simple – but there it is, my one and only collaboration with Bernie and Scott.

Paris turns out to be magical after all.

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For the last Bun Toon, click Logan and Chuck above

Parental Advisory Bun Toons! YAY!

 

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Speaking of comics that aren’t appropriate for kids, I wanted to give a less-than-wholesome shout out to Comix legend Jay Lynch, who passed away this week.

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Jay was there essentially from the beginning of Underground Comix in the 60s.  Along with R. Crumb, Frank Stack, Gilbert Shelton, Dennis Kitchen, Vaughn Bode, Kim Deitch, Spain, and so many others, Jay helped to properly warp my young, forming brain with Nard ‘n’ Pat, and Bijou Funnies..

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He also gave the world Garbage Pail Kids, Wacky Packages, and many years worth of the ubiquitous BAZOOKA JOE!

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He also did a strip for Playboy Magazine called “Give ‘Em an Inch by Jay Lynch” that I can’t reproduce on this Bunny Blog –no matter how salty the language got this week– for reasons of decorum.

Thanks for the subversion, Jay.  You’re one of the reasons I never got a real job.


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For last week’s subversive Bun Toon, click the Russian Nesting Bunnies above.

 

 

Кролик мультфильм

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Все града Наши российские оверлордов.

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When I did a google search for “Russian Bunny” this is what I got:

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I should have known that going in.

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For the last Bun Toon, click here.

 

 

 

The Scissors of Destiny, Part III

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Watch closely for the part where white privilege keeps me from being arrested.

Sorry this wasn’t here last week…I was doing an appearance for a local comic store’s birthday party.  We return to the saga of the scissors I had taken from me at Toronto Airport, still in progress….

Here’s part one and part two if you’ve missed them….

And now….

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The tear-jerker conclusion next week is worth the wait, I promise.  There won’t be a dry eye on the internet.

CLICK HERE TO READ IT NOW!

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Scissors and comic books.  Such a natural fit.

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for the bun toon archive of years past, click here

THE SCISSORS OF FATE part 2

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An epic for our times.

I know the cliffhanger from LAST week’s BUN TOON was difficult to have to wait for, and this should have been up yesterday, but I had family in from out of town, and family comes first.  If I learned anything from this experience, it’s HOLD ON TO FAMILY.

If you missed it, here’s part one.

Now on to part TWO of our thrill-ride adventure.

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At the time it all made perfect sense. 2016 had so much loss in it, and there had to be a line drawn in the sand…a hill worth dying on.

To be continued…

CLICK HERE TO READ PART 3 NOW

 

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Scissors have always played an important part of the world of comics.

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THESE Wonder Woman scissors still adorn my studio wall, given to me as a gift some years ago.  These scissors I shall NEVER let go.


ANOTHER HONEST-TO-GOD, TRUE LIFE ADVENTURE

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Hello, fellow time travellers, into the world of 2017.  Hope you had a good Christmas/New Years/Hanukkah/Festivus/MightySauce/PaganDanceOff Day.

Mine was delightful and pleasant in all the right ways.  Well…except for one asterisk on the whole season…

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To be continued….

CLICK  HERE TO READ PART TWO RIGHT NOW!

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I thought the world was long overdue for a comic strip that features airport security staff as the stars of an epic, mini-series event like the one that’s unfolding here.  Other airport workers have often been featured as comic book stars…

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From the flighty romantic stewardesses…

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…to the sexy pilots they fall for.

This is a rich genre, with much to explore.


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Today was the FIRST Bun Toon of 2017…Click here to read the last Bun Toon of 2016…and travel BACK in time…

It’s Jolly Jingle Day!

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See you next week!

Ty the Ho Ho Guy