Jun 132009

If you thought giant robots and monsters appearing in Tokyo were only real in movies, then you would now be wrong. A life-sized statue of a Gundam, a giant robotic warrior suit, has been built in a park in Tokyo.gundam_3

The Gundam statue is based on an extremely popular Japanese anime (cartoon) called Mobile Suit Gundam. The show, featuring large robotic warrior suits, first aired in April of 1979 and has since spawned numerous spin-offs and a franchise reportedly worth billions of Japanese yen…examiner.com

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Oct 142008

Goodbye little penguin, I knew thee well…  Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Berkeley Breathed is retiring after nearly years 30 years of drawing Bloom County with Its star resident, Opus the Penguin.

Berkeley Breathed. Dist. By The Washington Post Writers Group

Berkeley Breathed. Dist. By The Washington Post Writers Group

“I’m destroying the village to save it. Opus would inevitably become a ranting mouthpiece in the coming wicked days, and I respect the other parts of him too much to see that happen. The Michael Moore part of me would kill the part of him that was important to his fans”…Berkeley Breathed

Waddle on brave bird, waddle on.