Several days ago I blogged about how I used to draw little cartoons on my wife’s lunch bag. The very day that I posted those pictures, I received a suggestion from numerous people (by which I mean more than zero and fewer than two, all of them named Nick) to create a sort of comic strip in that style. I can’t argue with my adoring public, so here is a completely original paper-bag comic, based on actual events. Click on the image below to see the full strip, and don’t be afraid to scroll to the right. And please keep in mind that I’m neither a professional nor even amateur artist, illustrator, or designer, and my handwriting is horrible.
I mentioned Dr Pepper in yesterday’s post. I come from Texas, where Dr Pepper is the soda (or coke, as we say in Texas) of choice. My bringing attention to the fact that Dr Pepper has no period in the Dr abbreviation prompted this message from Jeff, perhaps the most prominent honorary citizen of the fascinating town of Peachwater, Texas:
The period after Dr was dropped in 1950 to improve legibility on the 6.5 inch bottles of the time.
Unofficial Dr Pepper Page:
Claim: Coca-Cola is an effective spermicide.
And, in case you’re interested, here’s the official Dr Pepper Web site.