Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Illustration Friday - Hierarchy



Even comic characters can fall upon hard times.

Help a fellow out, won't you?

There's a joke/pun in there if you look for it. You may have to mispronounce something on purpose.

This entry's thought process: My first idea was to draw an old king and a line of unprincely princes behind him, each brandishing some devious sort of weapon. Such as poison, dagger, tennis racket, etc. Each son would be intent on usurping the family member directly ahead of him (in the line to the throne).

But not long after that I decided I wasn't in the mood to draw backstabbers and this pun popped into my head and demanded that it be drawn. And besides, I thought it'd be fun to draw Archie.

17 comments:

  1. HIRE ARCHIE!! i get itttttt [happy dance]

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  2. Really great! Your take on hierarchy is one of a kind.

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  3. A hilarious pun! Seems to be going the Jughead way about food :)

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  4. Thanks, everyone!

    After 50 or so years of being friends with Jughead, I think the appetite has spread. :D

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  5. Our favorite treat when we were kids was the monthly visit to the comic store. My cousins loved Spiderman and the X-Men but I had a special place in my heart for Archie. I remember my parents being so puzzled at why their daughter was suddenly saying things like, "I'll be back in a jiffy!" ;)

    Great artwork!

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  6. Hee! I honestly wouldn't have gotten the pun if you hadn't said that was Archie (IknowIknow), but that is awesomely clever!

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  7. Hahahahaha! Serious level of clever:)

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  8. oh, this is awesome! nice work :)

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  9. Very clever Burt! And very nice illustration of Archie too. Haven't seen this guy's face for almost a decade.:)

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  10. Thanks, everyone! Archie wanted me to pass on to all of you that he got half a year's meals as a result of this illustration. :D

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