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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

You’ve got to give the People what they want. Today, they want a Naked Skeletor.

We get a bit of weird stuff sent in to us at thedailyjim.com; some of it you’ve read, others you’ll never read (most of that material is addressed to my intern, Ben, and the federalies won’t let us post it). We also get art, photos, and links from pop culture devotees.  Today we take a moment to appreciate the strange love people have for their childhood distractions and how that manifests itself within seemingly functional adults.  Some of this is just flat out dorky, but … well ALL of it’s dorky, but you should still keep sending it in anyway (be sure to credit the artist or source).

A Team

“Mr. T. Party” by Ruel Pascual at  http://www.ruelpascual.com/

This is just an awesome indignity to the Team.  I like that Face is hiding.

GIJOE

“Cobra … the Enemy” by Dave Perillo     http://montygog.blogspot.com/

Dave Perillo is the illustrator of all things fanboy.

Wonder Woman in a Bar

“Wonder Woman in a Bar” by the staff at HUGE Inc. See more at  http://www.flickr.com/photos/7735829@N06/4057822567/

This we used in a spoken word “Flicktion” piece several months ago.  Wonder Woman’s not drunk, but she’s drinkin’.

Young Frankenstein

“Young Frankenstein” by Tricia Fox at  http://triciafox.com

This is just testimony as to how many people actually love the movie, Young Frankenstein, and how many of us saw when we were way too young to understand it. I’d like to see a Teri Garr bust (Whoa! Cue Benny Hill music.).

General Lee

“General Carbuncle” by James R. Ford at http://jamesrford.com

Since the artist is British, the ol’ General is actually a Ford Capri not a Dodge Charger.  It’s covered in over 4,000 Matchbox cars.  Notice the Confederate flag has been supplanted by the Union Jack.

Elvis Trooper

“Elvis Trooper” – Witness his adventures at http://elvistrooper.com

Okay.  Lots of people dig cosplay, but this guy lives the dream (if your dream is to live inside windowless convention centers with clammy fanboys).  He’s still pretty awesome.

Cosmo Skeletor

“Cosmo Skeletor” by Johnny Sampson at http://johnnysampson.com

Uhhh … yeah.

2 responses to “You’ve got to give the People what they want. Today, they want a Naked Skeletor.”

  1. red says:

    cosmo skeletor gives me a funny impression.

  2. red says:

    cosmo skeletor gives me a funny impression.

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