Saturday, June 14, 2008
TAGS Apr. 8 & 9, 1993
India ink on copier paper.
The break room, where Tags go to rest their heels, grab a snack and watch a little television.
Wensdae (weasel) enjoys America's past time, which is yet more evidence of Schulz's Peanuts influence. If that as a topic wasn't obvious enough, ball player Schultz (sic) should have pushed it over handily.
Player Davis is a nod to Jim Davis, creator of newspaper strip, Garfield.
Waterson (sic) is a nod to Bill Watterson the creator of the popular Calvin and Hobbes newspaper strip.
The name of the team, "Mallards" is a not so subtle play off the "Mighty Ducks of Anaheim", the then Disney company owned NHL hockey team.