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shark & unicorn: the golden fleece

Here's Kail at our local corner shop, holding up a copy of The Sunday Times with my Shark & Unicorn comic strip in it!

The other customer in the shop harrumphed, THAT DOES NOT LOOK LIKE A UNICORN. THAT LOOKS LIKE A FAT PIG.
I explained to him that this look was intentional but the man would have none of it. UNICORNS. ALWAYS PRETTY.
What does he know, right? I take a stand for disenfranchised unicorns across the world. Let's have a moment of social media silence for all of them.

I didn't even realise it was in today's paper until Philip Womack tweeted about The Funday Times section. (Thanks, Philip!) Here's the pencil rough that I sent to my editor, Karen Robinson. I had to draw this on holiday, early one morning on my sister's kitchen table in Seattle before we could all go out and play. I don't think the rough was even the right dimensions; I was crossing my fingers that it would fit all right into the final version.


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Aug. 5th, 2013 12:54 pm (UTC)
Unicorn - You do not have cloven hooves. How, then, can you wear flop-flops?
Aug. 5th, 2013 01:35 pm (UTC)
Unicorn is a bit ridiculous that way. :)
Aug. 5th, 2013 01:59 pm (UTC)
He is jealous, is the man in the corner shop
Probably not, but I wanted to use that line regardless of apropos-ness. A corner shop!
Aug. 5th, 2013 02:19 pm (UTC)
Re: He is jealous, is the man in the corner shop
Ha ha, do we not say corner shop in Seattle? I can't remember! :D
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