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Happy Birthdays DC Bun Toons! YAY!

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I knew it was coming and I still didn’t bake a cake.

With an entire week passed and no iconic heroes passing away, perhaps it’s time to reflect on the little baby comic books left in my crib recently…

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Every now and then, I’m reminded that Superman means a lot to me.  He’s had his ass kicked in the movies and the New 52….but DARE I be hopeful about the Rebirth Kal-el?  Dare I?  I already like the Convergence Superman, and in theory….

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If you’re new to the whole concept of the DC reboot, let me give you a crash course:

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This was the last one.  All the Batmans and Supermans and Aquamans had to fight each other.  It made no sense, really.

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This wasn’t a reboot so much as they simply changed everything about all the characters.  And it lasted maybe six months anyway.

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The Now-Old New-Fifty-Two.  A reboot that rose from the flames of a temporary reboot called “Flashpoint”.

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I think this had something to do with Flash travelling through time and forgetting to keep the sports almanac from Biff, but who can remember this many reboots ago?

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I’m pretty sure there were a couple of Crisis Events between this and Flashpoint, but how many Crisis covers can you look at?

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The grandfather of all reboots.  The first, the biggest, the brightest, the one everyone compares all reboots to…

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Except for this one, which was actually the first, sort of.  Depends on if you count the 50s Timely/Atlas Human Torch reboot. 


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For last week’s BUN TOON about Father’s Day and embarrassing sexual adventures, click here.

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For the Bun Toon library of years past, click here!

 

Up, Up and Out of Here Bun Toons! YAY!

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Superman is to Kryptonite, as Bunny is to….?

SUPERMAN DIES AGAIN

It really did strike me as odd how little attention was paid to the latest death of the Man of Steel.  I suppose since he (SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER) died in the movie version, this is technically his THIRD big death, and the second one this year, which does add a sense of the familiar every time he checks out.

As someone who’s died a couple of times myself, I know how dull the third one can be.  Personally, I slept through it.

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When I was a kid, my father’s two heroes were Gandhi and Muhammad Ali.  My dad was an amateur boxer in his youth, so I think he might have had a slight preference for Ali, but those are two good choices.

Mine were Batman and Superman, because they were the first ones I read about.  Then I read about Ali and what he’d done during the Viet Nam war.

Then he joined my Justice League.

The Greatest.

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For last week’s Bun Toon, click here, and bring a torch.

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

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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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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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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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)

Pre-Con Sketchcover Commissions 2016

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I generally only do commissions on-site at conventions but after a number of requests, I did some in advance last year. I was pleased at the results (I like working at home in my drawing chair!) so I’ll be doing it again this year. At the moment, I’m limiting this to sketchcovers. As long as a convention is still listed, I’ll be taking commission requests for it but I am limiting numbers for each con.

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March

Toronto Comicon March 18 – 20

APRIL

Emerald City Comicon April 6 – 10

Calgary Entertainment & Comic Expo April 28 – May 1

(More to be added as they’re announced)

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At this time I’m only planning on doing sketchcovers. I do have some sketchcovers in stock; if you want something else, I will see if I can get it from my LCS (and will let you know the added cost).

Single figures are $60, Two figures are $90, ink, markers and copics.

The blank sketchcovers I currently have on hand are:

Batman 66 #23

Batgirl #38

Superman #32 

A-Force Secret Wars #001

The Flash #39

Wolverine #310

Deadpool’s Secret Secret Wars #001

Wonder Woman #19

Wonder Woman #36 

Justice League #16

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All covers will be available for pick-up ONLY at the convention. Payment can be in cash at the convention or you can PayPal me before pickup.

If you’re interested, send me an email at tybunny@gmail.com and tell me which blank, and what you’re looking for. I’ll confirm with you before I start anything.

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