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Monthly Archive: August 2015

Mining For Jokes

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I’ve had a bit of a run of spoof mini-strips in The Beano recently. First, there was my Jurassic World parody ‘Jurassic Play Park’, followed by the recent Ant-Man-skewering ‘Pant Man’ and now the latest addition to this trilogy of tomfoolery is ‘Minedaft’, my silly take on the videogame phenomenon Minecraft.  I’d tried pitching Minecraft spoofs before, but to no avail, probably because one of them was called ‘Mimedaft’ and,…
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Gimme Five

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Just over five years ago I was unemployed, having been unceremoniously ‘let go’ from my job working in a call centre. To be honest, it was a job I hated, but nonetheless I needed to find work again pronto, lest I find myself eating cardboard and sawdust for the near future. I decided that (as well as applying for all sorts of other jobs) this ‘break’ in employment was as…
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One in the Eye

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Regular readers of this blog will know that I recently had a cartoon published in Private Eye magazine (issue 1396, number fans), a cartoon I can reproduce here given that the said issue has since gone off sale. You can see the cartoon above, a response to the terrible Charleston shootings of a few weeks back. I don’t want to over explain the cartoon or anything (a picture speaks a…
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