Thursday, August 7, 2008
August 8th, 2008 Illustration Friday
"Munching Canadians always made Myron's stomach feel poofy, but he just couldn't resist them."
In just under the deadline for this weeks topic "Poof!".
Let me say up front, I have nothing against our fine neighbors to the north. I think Canadians are terrific, and have a really nice nation.
This piece is the result of a rather gruesome inside joke. A friend asked me about all the feet washing up on the shore of Vancouver. Appalled, I said I'd never heard anything about it. Turns out the story she had read referred to Vancouver B.C. and the Pacific Ocean, not Vancouver, Washington and the Columbia River, the town where I grew up. So, being the wise acre that I am, I drew this cartoon, and said it was probably a chubby shark, eating everything but the low-fat-content feet of Canadians.