Sarah McIntyre (jabberworks) wrote,
Sarah McIntyre

vern and lettuce zine idea

I've been doing some musing about possibly making an online Vern and Lettuce magazine, set in the world of Pickle Rye. Here's a sketch I made last night for a possible cover.

When I was a kid, I loved making magazines for my neighbours and I bet a lot of other kids (and maybe some adults) would love helping me come up with pages for it that everyone could see. Comics, short stories, local news journalism, fake adverts, the Pickle Rye characters modeling their latest fashions, an agony aunt (maybe Granny Goat who lives on the first floor), lonely hearts, Pickle Rye park sports coverage, knitting tips, craft ideas... anything we find in a regular magazine, but make so that it would make sense in Vern and Lettuce's world. No humans.

I'm trying to decide about a format if it goes ahead. (Should it be colour? Black and white in case we decide to print it?) This could be a lot of fun. Here's a peek at my reference sheet I've been using for the past couple years, to remember which animal belongs to which family, and to keep the names straight:

Anyway, I'll keep thinking and get back to you about it! I might do a page with the latest recipe one of the bunnies and the polar bear cub came up with in Vern's kitchen.
Tags: dfc_library, vern_and_lettuce

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