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Book Two, Page 30 (End of O Cap’n, My Cap’n)

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Book One, Page 30 (end of The Last Good Morning)


Last Good Morning pg 30

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Book One, Page 29


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Book One, Page 28


Last Good Morning pg 28

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Last Good Morning pg 27

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Book One, Page 26


Last Good Morning pg 26

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NOTES:

The whole layout of this page was an intentional callback to page 5 (go take a look!) from the vision of Crunch in the flame like Buzz Bee in the scrying cereal bowl to the frame around the central characters (lucky charms instead of Celtic spoons and bowls).

And here we finally see Lucky the Leprechaun (General Mills’ Lucky Charms cereal), a classic character many readers had been waiting for.  However, the revelation of what side he was on caused some controversy.  And it did when Greg, Jason and I first talked of these warring characters back in 1988.  My point then (and now) was: take a look at his commercials.  Lucky is always trying to keep kids from getting his cereal.  He’s obsessive, paranoid and completely selfish.  When, at the end of every ad, he finally is trapped into sharing his Lucky Charms, he puts on a smile for the camera – but I always suspected it was forced.  Lucky, all told, is a bastard.  And I’m glad, because the bad guys needed mystical might on their side and, frankly, evil Lucky was fun to write.



Book One, Page 25


Last Good Morning pg 25

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NOTES:

I like this page.  Anytime I can take a beat and let the emotional impact of some dramatic plot point sink in, I’m all for it.  And this is my favorite drawing of the Cap’n I did for the whole series.  Even with what looks like the aftermath of a Gallagher performance behind him, he looks noble.

But here’s the negative: I suck at drawing ships (okay, at most everything that’s not a person)!  As much as I love the idea of the SS Guppy, actually drawing it was always a nightmare.



Book One, Page 24


Last Good Morning pg 24

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NOTES:

Chocula the master manipulator!  Not much to note on this page other than Brunnhilde proving, yet again, to be tougher than her fellow crewman Alfie.  Oh, and I’m fond of the mirrored forms in the last two panels: Ayummayumma’s hand and the cup, the king’s slumping body and Crunch’s posture.