May 2017 archive


My favorite original character from the amazing Comic Book History of Comics by Fred Van Lente and Ryan Dunlavey. You can see my pal Eric’s rendition of Crotchshot here. Also, check out the Guttertrash podcast where Eric and I review Comic Book History of Comics here.

The Papal-Ass

Based on an illustration from “a bitter anti-papal pamphlet written by Martin Luther and his coleague Philip Melancthon. Alleging that the beast was found in Rome at the end of the 15th Century, they analyzed it as a symbol for the papacy: the ass’s head, inappropriate to the beast’s body, was just as incongruous as …

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