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#23 Kahve Kreması

| November 23, 2011 | 0 Comments


This is Kahve Kreması, from the Turkish coffee house.  He gets very offended if you don’t want cream in your coffee.


| November 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

#21 Harry

| November 21, 2011 | 0 Comments


Harry rides his bike everywhere and has a big problem…He doesn’t want to share the road with cars. Every time a car drives down the road and passes his bicycle, he freaks out and gives them the finger.

#20 Brian Butterscotch

| November 20, 2011 | 0 Comments


Brian Butterscotch the Booger Bandit.

#19 Count Voodootooth

| November 19, 2011 | 0 Comments


Count Voodootooth is the host of a cable access show called Count Voodootooth’s  Creeper Theater.  Rumor has it that his strangely shaped, yellow “Voodootooth” was the result of a curse placed on him by an angry voodoo priestess.

#18 Rusty Rockafeller

| November 18, 2011 | 0 Comments


Rusty Rockafeller is an entrepreneur who is hoping to retire in the next few months.  He has spent the past 6 months owning and operating a moderately successful methamphetamine laboratory out of a trailer park in Dingus County, North Carolina.

#17 Carmine “Spaghetti” Batterista

| November 17, 2011 | 0 Comments


Carmine “Spaghetti” Batterista was a chef in an Italian restaurant by day, but at night he would put on his suit and go play drums for The Carmine Spaghetti Big Band in various speakeasies around town.

#16 Frank the Frowner

| November 16, 2011 | 1 Comment

Frank the Frowner is a miserable person. He sits at his cubicle in the office all day and complains about everything. He even complains about how much time he spends complaining.

#15 Duckman Drylips

| November 15, 2011 | 0 Comments


Every day Duckman Drylips pays for one newspaper out of the vending machine. When the door opens, he takes all of the papers in the box. He spends the rest of the day on the corner trying to sell these newspapers to unsuspecting readers.

#14 Peeping Paulie

| November 14, 2011 | 0 Comments


Peeping Paulie lives in a house at the end of the street with his pet cats. Why is he always peeping out the window? Is it because he’s nosy or is it to escape the smell of 34 cats and one tiny litter box.

#13 Bobby Joe Braineater

| November 13, 2011 | 0 Comments


Bobby Joe Braineater is both a zombie and the BBQ/Chili cook-off champion of Dingus County, North Carolina. Do you think the BBQ contest judges knew that is pulled pork recipe was really human brains?

#12 Colonel Spelunkington

| November 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

Colonel Spelunkington is the leader of a cave dwelling radical anti-sunlight group.

#11 Pharoah Poop-Ankhamun

| November 11, 2011 | 1 Comment


Shawn was always scared to use a public restroom. He was so afraid of germs that he would wrap his entire arm in toilet paper to flush when he was in the stall. He called this method “The Mummy”.  One day a rest stop off of I-95 he was in the middle of the “Mummy” maneuver when the toilet exploded, mummifying his body with a combination of toilet paper and rest stop sludge.

#10 Retired Frank

| November 10, 2011 | 0 Comments


After years of running from angry villagers, Frank’s knees and back went out, causing him to retire from the monster business. Now he spends his days in Sarasota, Florida playing bingo and complaining about his health.

#9 El Cocoa Diablo

| November 9, 2011 | 1 Comment


One day at the Mexican farmer’s market I bought a packet of what I thought was hot cocoa…Caca Caliente Del Diablo. I thought it was the Devil’s Hot Cocoa. When I got home and made the hot chocolate, the kitchen started to smell like eggs and charcoal. When I tried to drink the hot cocoa, the devil popped out and left a “present” in my cup.  My bad translating skills led me to purchase “The Devil’s Hot Shit” in a package.

#8 The Bathroom-Trash-Bot

| November 9, 2011 | 0 Comments


The Bathroom Trash-Bot came to life on it’s own when someone dumped a toxic mix of cleaning products in the bathroom trashcan, fusing the used paper cups and floss picks to an empty toilet paper roll.

#7 Lil’ Stinky

| November 9, 2011 | 0 Comments


Lil’ Stinky was born in the rotten tooth of a stinky mouth. When he grows up he plans on being a dentist.

#6 Granite Slickrock

| November 8, 2011 | 0 Comments


Granite Slickrock was a smooth salesman who loved his job. He liked it so much, he stayed awake the entire month of December to make his sales goals. On December 23rd he passed out at his desk and was decorated like a Christmas tree by his co-workers.

#5 – Can I Bum a Cigarette Guy

| November 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

This is the guy that you find outside of every bar in every town, every night after last call trying to bum a cigarette from everyone leaving the bar.  Take a close look next time you go out… I’m sure you’ll see him

#4 Rootbeer McScrubbyfloor

| November 4, 2011 | 0 Comments


Rootbeer McScrubbyfloor was a successful janitor at  a magazine for years until the night he caught the publisher disposing of several bodies in a trash compactor. The next day he was mysteriously promoted to Creative Director, where his primary accomplishment was replacing Hawaiian Shirt Friday with Shiny Pants Friday (in honor of his own shiny silver pants). During his time as creative director Rootbeer enjoyed relaxing in his office and taking six hour lunches. It was later found that during these six hour lunches he would return to his glory days of floor cleaning and window washing.

#3 Alex “The Candyman” Popovich

| November 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Alex Popovich – Former USSR amateur boxing champion who moved to the United States in 1985 to make it big and fight Rocky Balboa. When he found out that Rocky was a fictional character he gave up and opened a candy store in New Jersey.

-Based on a true story.

#2 Bellhop Bernie

| November 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

Bellhop Bernie is a character based on a true story.  My wife and I were sitting in a coffee shop one day talking and this strange old man sat down at our table. Bernie had *allegedly been a bellhop at a hotel in Philadelphia for over 75 years until he retired and moved to the shore in “twenty oh five”. During his time as a bellhop he had met Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Mickey Mantle, and countless other celebrities from the past century.  We spent the next hour at our table listening to his wild stories until he informed us that he soiled himself and needed to leave.

#1 Alfredo the Creepy Gondolier

| November 1, 2011 | 1 Comment

Here’s my first character of the 30 Characters Challenge…Alfredo! He’s a creepy gondolier from Venice, Italy who loves to ogle and stare at his passengers. Drawn and inked in illustrator and colored/finished in Photoshop.

2011 Challenger: Pat Higgins

| October 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

Hey everybody! I’m Pat Higgins, an illustrator/graphic designer/cartoonist/teaching artist from Delaware. I’ve been wanting to give the 30 characters challenge a shot for the last couple years but for some reason or another missed the sign up. This year I’m in! Looking forward to seeing all the cool stuff everybody comes up with and hopefully making some awesome characters myself.

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