Category Archives: Ty Toons

Enough is enough Bun Toons!

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Seriously, I’m not doing tragedy this week.  I simply have no interest.

Ty the Guy OUT!

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Most people don’t realize Prince’s first appearance in comics was in a Spider-Man annual by Peter David and Mark Beachum.  I’m pretty sure this was RIGHT after Purple Rain came out.

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They didn’t call him “Prince” (his name was “ACE”) and he didn’t have any Punchanello marionettes or any version of Morris Day anywhere near him, but we all knew what was going on.  The character appeared only once more, in Peter Parker, Spider-Man annual #6. It’s possible they were asked to stop, either by Marvel lawyers, or fans.


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for last week’s Superman themed Toon, click the Kryptonian Bunny

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for last week’s Superman themed Toon, click the Kryptonian Bunny

Hop, hop and away!

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I promise, no complaining about the new Zack Snyder movie, except for this bit here.

Another honest-to-god-true-life-adventure.  Ah, the life I lead…

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I suppose my other children are pretty cool, too.  No, really.

Ty the Guy OUT!

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As long time readers of this blog might recall, my eldest son, Kellam once went out on Halloween as BLUE SUPERMAN!  blue-superman-photo

Perhaps the only Blue Superman ever on Halloween.  Not a single house knew who he was.

Below is a conversation I had with Taylor about the Archie characters.  It’s an ongoing education with my brood.

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And, of course, me and the lad aren’t the only ones with a Christopher Reeve man-crush.

Jerry Seinfeld’s man-crush on the big blue boy scout is so strong, a few years back, American Express actually hired me to draw Superman and Jerry palling around together.  No, really.

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I think Superman is tickling Jerry here.  What was I thinking when I drew this?

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For last week’s Bun Toon, click here!

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Agh! Uk! Ut! Ow! Bun Toons!

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Smile, though your guts are breaking, smile, even though you’re aching…

I wasn’t around Bun Tooning last week because of the chronic, you know what I’m saying?  And by chronic, I mean chronic and ongoing kidney stone problems.  No details, I don’t want to bore you with the icky stuff, but it’s why I wasn’t here last week.

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All real quotes.  My wife overheard the comment in the bed next to mine in emergency last week.  Apparently I was getting a little too detailed about my belief system while the universe took shots at my innards, and it put someone off that I wasn’t just saying “Ow!”.

I ended up in a semi-private room with a nice Catholic man named Rick who didn’t deserve the tsuris, so I learned to stay quiet about the Bible as the meds wore off.   I can be good.

Fingers crossed, my doctors think I can be free of these things for the rest of my life in a couple of months.   Then I’ll be reduced to only cursing bad movies and bad drivers, but I’ll keep those blasphemies to myself.

Ty the Guy OUT!

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I know it’s because of SELMA BLOTTE (the Kidney Lady from Howard the Duck) that all this happened to me.   I wrote her into ONE Howard story in a Civil War special, just a single panel cameo, for god’s sake, and she took it wrong.

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I have the power of life and death over you!

I’m glad I never wrote a scene with Appendix Bursting Man or Lung Disease Boy (two of the lesser members of the Legion of Substitute Heroes), or I’d never be free of the hospital.

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for the archive of years bun past, click here

 

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for folks in the Toronto Area that are interested in learning to write and draw comic books, click here!

Bun Toon V Hollywood: Darn the Justice

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You knew the risks going in.

Who says movie makers don’t listen to the people?

 

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Wonder Woman is cool.  She’s the only thing in the movie that makes you smile, or sit up, or discover yourself enjoying something.  I will greatly look forward to the Wonder Woman movie if it’s anything like the twenty-three seconds of air-time she gets in this one.

It might have been a stronger movie if they hadn’t dedicated so much of the film to advertising their next six movies and instead spent time building the characters, motivations and relationships of THIS one.

Sigh.

I miss the cinematic triumphs of Green Lantern and Jonah Hex.

Ty the Guy OUT!

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Back when the boys got along.  Who’s a pretty Batman?

You are.  Yes you are.

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One of my many contributions to the World’s Finest-ness of Animated Comics.  The first issue of Superman & Batman magazine with a cover by the rabbit.

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for the Bun Toon from two weeks ago (I was at a convention last week!) click here!

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For the Bun Toon archive, click here..

 

Movie Magic Bun Toons! YAY!

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I’m ready for my close up, Mr. Warner Brothers…

We’re in the final days of counting down before the big, big DC Smash-Em-Up Justice League movie-palooza hits the theatres.   As an expert on the characters, let me introduce you to the new kids on the blockbuster…

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Wonder Twin Power…shape of a….

I can’t say it in a family webtoon.

See you at the movies, gang!

Ty the Guy OUT!

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It’s hardly the first time the Super-Friends have behaved like a bag of crotch rockets.  Here’s how they treated their beloved team mates Wendy and Marvin when they found NEW friends.

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No joke.  This was the last appearance of Wendy and Marvin.  They were never heard from again.  I think they became homeless and had to eat the dog.

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For last week’s Bun Toons (re-runs but good ‘uns) click here.

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For the bun toon archive of days gone by, click here.

Re-Run Toons! Sorry!

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What? Again? It’s not even summer?

Sorry folks, I don’t have a choice today.  I’m up against a deadline for an art job that’s very deadly and very liney.  It’s for a super-fun project with one of comics’ most successful writers (no hints beyond that), and I can’t wait to tell you what it is, but I can’t tell you yet.  On top of that, I’m putting the finishing touches on a script that I can’t tell you about until it’s announced, which is equally fun, but doesn’t involve one of comics’ most successful writers because the writer is me, and I’m only mildly successful.

SO…

We heard this week that the latest Superman and Batman movie is going to have an R-Rated release on blue ray, so I re-present a story of Superman’s private areas.

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It’s hard to believe that it’s a year ago this weekend that the world lost Mr. Spock.  Sigh…

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See you next week, where I’ll be far less employed in the making of comics for big-time publishers and industry people, and can come back here and make free comics for the likes of YOU.

Ty the Guy OUT!

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For last week’s Bun Toon that obliquely references Star Trek (oh, but hardly), click here.

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For the archive of old Bun Toons, click here.  (Oh, my god, it’s been too long since I updated the archive.  I’m a bad person)

Silly Rabbit– Chicks Are For Kids Bun Toons! YAY!

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I partially blame myself…

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Let’s be honest, the real reason Sian has never gotten into Sex and the City is because it was never made into a first person shooter game.

CALL of DUTY:  Saks Fifth Avenue.  You would play the hell out of that game.

Ty the Guy OUT!

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It’s hard to find comic based Sex in the City bonus moments, but I found a few:

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The Girls of Apartment 3-G is SORT of an early version of the Sex in the City kind of vibe. Both series were about young women trying to “make it” in the big city.  The primary difference was that the 3-G cast didn’t have lower torsos or legs.

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Of course, SITC actress Kim Cattrall played Lt. Saavik  Valeris in the last OG Star Trek movie, and it got a comic book adaptation.  She’s the small Vulcan woman with a white headband next to Spock.  Her head’s pretty small on the cover, but it’s still way bigger than Doctor McCoy’s head shot.  Or Scotty’s.  Uhura’s.  Chekov…Sulu…where the hell is everybody?

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for last week’s Valentine to the fanboy legions, click here.

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For the Bun Toon archive of previous years, click here. (Man, I gotta update the archive!)

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If you live in the Toronto area, and are interested in learning how to write and draw comic books, click here!