This comic strip is the last of my recent finds from the 1980s. It’s a large-format comic from December 1982 and it features a rarity in the world of Louie & Bruce. It shows the guys in class at their local community college. I hope you enjoyed this run of rarities from the past.
I spent January away from WordPress while I worked on some art and writing projects. Since retirement from my 9-to-5 job, I’ve been busy planning to republish my books at Amazon and setting up a workspace so I can paint again. Last week, I found more Louie and Bruce comic strips. Two were heavily damagedContinue reading Rude Awakening [comic strip]
I began drawing comic strips when I was in high school. I mentioned The Klutz in my last post. I featured it in my notebooks, notes to friends, and on chalkboards when teachers weren’t around. The Burgess Bros. came next and became a common feature on many unattended chalkboards at my school. Fifi was aContinue reading Conroy’s Corner from the Archives [comic strip]
Night came tapping at my door, But I with book heard not a sound; It entered on its own accord, Trespassing on my private ground. Night crept about my house with ease And darkened everything from sight, ’Til through my study’s door it squeezed And skirted past my candle’s light. I did not peer toContinue reading Night [poetry]
I used to keep my snapshot photographs stored in albums. When I married and had children, my wife and I did the same for many years. Then, somewhere along the passage of time, we stopped storing our photos in albums and tossed them into empty shoeboxes instead. Now we have 30+ years of unlabeled shoeboxesContinue reading A Past Kept In Shoeboxes [photography]
In 1997, when I was 40 and had been busy teaching art, as well as creating and selling artwork for nearly 15 years, I happened to re-read an essay from my college days, “From Art Student to Fine Artist,” written by Jacob W. Getzels. In it he rightfully claims that every year thousands of youngContinue reading The Day I Helped Create an Artists Guild