Yes, today’s the 121st anniversary of her birth, but still…
I just checked and saw I’d already mentioned the time at New York’s Whitney Museum when I convinced a couple of people that the original title of a particularly blatant O’Keefe painting was “Swear To God, It’s a Flower.”
I actually have a thought about this — but not one I’m really very confident about, so I’m going to let everybody else have a crack at it first.
Seriously, what is it with comic strips featuring Death lately? It’s not just one or two strips: this seems to be a trend across the entire “comics page.”
Maybe all these artists are hitting Middle Age at the same time?
Some sense of foreboding in the air?
The artists have all joined a book club and they’re passing around Neil Gaiman graphic novels?
These two are just from today:
(And by the way, I don’t really get the Lio: Death is going to discuss job opportunities at Tartarus Inc.?
Andréa: YES synchronicity!
Bill: To be fair, isn’t the guy in the Retail strip wearing sandals? Seems to me that should count as “shoes.”