Self-aware. Self conscious. Self induced.

The Goon and the Illustrator

That title sort of sounds like a young adult book I wouldn’t want to read. Nevertheless, let’s see who we’ve got today… First up is nominator of the term “goon” (and if he wears a red shirt to the event, no one’s responsible for the consequences but him) is Chris Warner.

NAME: Chris Warner
FAVORITE NICKNAME: “Mister Warner”
FAVORITE COMIC ARTIST: Alan Moore (later changed to ROMAN DIRGE)
FAVORITE COMIC STRIP ONOMATOPOEIA: “BLAMMO!”
FAVORITE SUPERHERO: Person Man (the greatest man, Person Man)
LIKES: theatre, hats, embarrassing my students
DISLIKES: brussels sprouts, low wireless signal strength
WHY DID YOU GET INTO THEATER : My better half created http://www.etsy.com/shop/taeliac after making too many jewelry and accessory items for one person to physically wear.
WHAT’S YOUR PIPE-DREAM JOB? : Saving the mushroom kingdom.
WHAT DO YOU THINK WILL HAPPEN WITH THIS PROJECT ON APRIL 16? : Something that would make Hulk Hugan say “Oooh yeeaah brotherrrr”
CAKE OR DEATH? : Is this some sort of “death by chocolate” reference?

Chris is ably followed by illustrator Christopher MacDonald. But that’s it. We’re all out of Chris’s now. We didn’t know there was going to be a run on them.

NAME: Christopher MacDonald
FAVORITE NICKNAME: Topher
FAVORITE COMIC ARTIST: Katsuhiro Otomo; Nate Powell
FAVORITE COMIC STRIP ONOMATOPOEIA: WHROOM
FAVORITE SUPERHERO: Spiderman!!
LIKES: Illustration, food, astronauts, tee shirts
DISLIKES: pretension
TURN ONS: beards
TURN OFFS: lack of beards
WHY DID YOU GET INTO ART? The voices told me it would be good for us.
WHAT’S YOUR PIPE-DREAM JOB? Freelance Illustrator/designer/art director working on installation, editorial illustration and comics projects.
WHAT DO YOU THINK WILL HAPPEN WITH THIS PROJECT ON APRIL 16? All sorts of awesomeness!
CAKE OR DEATH? Ummm, liberty?…cake.

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