What have I learned? Carefully layer the fixative spray, let it fully dry, and paint up the eyes and whites first. Also, you can't make the Archie doll look trustworthy. You can only raise his craftsmanship. He'll always be eldritch. He might slice you where you sleep but he'll do it with a better quality … Continue reading Terror’s make-over is complete.
Well, I couldn't very well leave Archie pants-less. He's scary enough. Even with the make-over an apartment guest recoiled slightly at his visage. After the ass-reduction Archie couldn't very well wear his old pants. Also...Archie has some ugly pants. Trust me, they are a repulsive fabric to behold. But, accurate to the classic look. There's … Continue reading Terror Gets a New Pair of Pants.
The title of this entry once more comes from Randy, who has slept under the same roof of the cursed Archie and Reggie dolls. He's still alive. Before I get any further I'd like to point you the people who now have my old Archies, Stupid Comics. How Archie started (and how I wish I'd … Continue reading Oh good, terror gets a makeover.
Archie comics introduce me to the word jalopy as if it were normal 80's slang. In fact, I'm pretty sure I owned a copy of Archie's Mechanics #2. In retrospect Archie teaching us about mechanics was absurd because it was Betty who knew how to fix his car much of the time. Patriarchy! New Car … Continue reading Archie, Whatcha gonna do with all that junk?
Once I learned you could use watercolor pencils to do doll repaints...I had to. It is time for the Doll Makeover No One Wanted! You see, my early comics life started with Scrooge McDuck. My father and I would go buy those comics together. When I started buying comics solo (well, spending my allowance down … Continue reading The Doll Makeover No One Wanted.
I started this blog last year to have a place to work on my struggles to be a more intersectional feminist. Trump had just been elected. I came to realize that I have no desire to write about that. Read, Google, do the work, shut up and listen, make mistakes...I am willing to do that. … Continue reading Me and The Thimble People