As promised . . . here is another doodle from my brainstorming book. This is me at work . . . sort of. Note the word "deadline" scrawled at the top with the expletive. A "cartoon" expletive. After all these years I guess I'm hard-wired for the editing process.
Although . . . come to think of it . . . see the snippet of the strip below? (from an upcoming strip on February 19)
I originally wrote that as " SAD? Hell, no " I should have realized it wouldn't pass my editor. It just sounded so natural when I was saying/writing it. I guess I was " in the zone " or something. Anyway, this is what good editors are for . . . to keep you from getting kicked out of papers.