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.

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