Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Signs of the Future?

It took me bit to figure it out, but it's kind of amusing in an odd sort of way (click on images to enlarge):


Rather late for Christmas, but even so, it's about dogs, so it's always good:

Recently, The New Yorker ran a contest to desgin some new looks for their resident dandy, Eustace Tilley. The finalists were on their website. Here are two of my favorites.

I'm a huge fan of both regression and self-reference. This one has both:



And I love the NY subway, so this one was adorable too. (To get the reference, have a look at the NYC subway map.)




RFSJ

3 comments:

Grandmère Mimi said...

I have a question about the top cartoon, but I don't want to give the joke away.

I suppose you've seen the Eustace Tilley cover that the magazine used.

I like the caterpillar best, too.

the Reverend boy said...

The caterpillar is the best.

I'm all for the dog cartoon! Woof Woof /wag wag/

RFSJ said...

Grandmere,

Yup, I did see that cover, and had to look at it twice to figure out who it was!

So it's been a day now - what's your question about the Bizarro scene?

RB -

I agree with you completely. You want a biscuit for that wag :-)

RFSJ