Gertrude & Brunhilda 36

KAM on Aug. 15, 2006

If there is one thing that drives me to do Copy & Paste it's ‘talking head’ dialogue. By that I mean dialogue that could be delivered by just heads, because what they are doing doesn't matter to the joke. They could be standing, they could be sitting, they could be in bed together, it just doesn't matter.

Admittedly that's because I'm a writer first & a cartoonist… 7th or 8th, but it gets really hard to think up stuff to draw with talking head dialogue. Still sometimes I do like what I come up with, even if it has nothing to do with the joke.

Well if you haven't read the cartoon yet, you should probably do so because this next part may give away some of the joke.

I wasn't consciously thinking of any comic character when I named the King Jason, there was after all a mythological Jason, although I wonder now if my subconscious was planning this joke all along. My subconscious can be pretty sneaky sometimes and this joke seems too pat to be just a coincidence.

I am surprised some people (Hi Hogan!) didn't ask about that name choice.

Ah, well, go read The Wotch