Half way through the Top Five, and our entry at the middle spot was my least favourite Bun Toon to draw, ever.
This was one of the most read Bun Toons of the year, so it goes in the countdown, but I’d really rather it had never been drawn.
Another of the year’s most read Bun Toons (in a virtual tie for third place so I’m putting it here as a balance) is one of my all time favourite Bun Toons.
CONTEXT: Alan Moore had done a lovely interview towards the beginning of the year in which he had described his opinion of Grant Morrison as one of mild disdain for the sycophantic attention Grant had paid him for decades.
Too much like another famous cartoon relationship in my mind, to pass up this entry…
Onto my failures.
It seems that holiday themed Bun Toons simply don’t work (as yesterday’s low scoring Santa Story proved). If I do a nice comic savaging a fellow professional for his opinion, there’s a line-up around the block to read it, but something I draw that pays tribute to a special day in the year is culled from the honour rolls like bread mould at the back of a rye.
I often do an Easter themed Bun Toon on Easter Bunny Day, and I sometimes do a marijuana themed Bun Toon on 4-20….and when Easter fell on 4-20 this year, I thought this was funny…
Clearly, one has not properly done Stoner Humour if it doesn’t piss off the North Korean Government or the people that imprisoned Tommy Chong, the American Government. I have to work on angering the fascists more directly and use less bunnies.
More holiday-themed Bun Toons will be showing up on this top and bottom list…coming up tomorrow!
You’ll have to wait to find out if it was a hit or a miss.