August 1st, 2011
The Cartoon Color Wheel: A Slate Pigmentology. Possibly the only place on the web where you can find Professor X, Fred Flintstone and Shaggy side-by-side.
[Via Dahlia Lithwick]
Comments Off on Tigger being next to Garfield seems … wrong, somehow
July 3rd, 2011
Academics have carried out a detailed analysis of the 700 head injuries suffered by characters in the Asterix comic books, in a paper published by a respected medical journal.
The researchers, led by Marcel Kamp of the Neurosurgical department at Heinrich-Heine University in Düsseldorf, conclude: "The favourable outcome is astonishing, since outcome of traumatic brain injury in the ancient world is believed to have been worse than today and also since no diagnostic or therapeutic procedures were performed." […]
[Via Ansible 288, July 2011]
Comments Off on Coming next: a study of how Wile E Coyote survived all those falls
June 19th, 2011
Comments Off on If Schultz Drew the Doctor
June 8th, 2011
@Peanutweeter matches images from Peanuts cartoons with text from tweets.
It's sometimes quite funny, but I'm not sure how long it'll last before the estate of Charles M Schulz send a cease-and-desist notice, so if it sounds like something you'd enjoy you might want to follow that link sooner rather than later.
[Via Pop Loser]
Comments Off on @Peanutweeter
February 23rd, 2011
Comments Off on Chewie and Han
February 18th, 2011
Comments Off on "Stunning eggs"
November 5th, 2010
Comments Off on Springfield Punx Doctor Who
October 20th, 2010
In 1916, a decade or so before he created Popeye, E C Segar was working in Chicago and missing his girlfriend Myrtle, so he wrote her a letter. Sweet.
(He and Myrtle married three years after he wrote this letter, and according to the IMDB they were still married when he died, nineteen years after that.)