Yeech! Slimy Anonymous Political Ads

Yeech! Slimy Anonymous Political Ads

Originally published in the Ann Arbor News, Bay City Times, Flint Journal, Grand Rapids Press, Jackson Citizen Patriot, Kalamazoo Gazette, Muskegon Chronicle, Saginaw News
August 10, 2014

So I printed a collage of slugs to tape to my table as a reference for drawing this cartoon. I stared at the slugs, noted their color, the sheen of their slime trails, etc. After I had done with the drawing and before I started to ink, I took a break for 10 minutes or so. When I came back I had to get rid of the slug collage because now it was making me queazy. I think I did the same thing a few years ago with a cartoon that included sea lampreys. The perils of editorial cartooning….


  1. Tyler said,

    August 19, 2014 @ 4:55 pm

    When I first looked I thought this cartoon was about our slugs here in WA. Then I realized the slugs pictured are waaaay to small.

  2. John said,

    August 20, 2014 @ 6:31 am

    Please, please don’t send me pictures!

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