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No. 172: How to Draw Oliver

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How to Draw Oliver

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Permanent URL: https://mezzacotta.net/owls/?comic=172

Strip by: Mac Almy

Caption: LMoO Presents
Floating speech bubble in empty frame: Hi kids!
Caption: How to Draw Oliver
Caption: First draw an oval.
Speech bubble from oval: Um...
Caption: Next, quarter the oval with two arcs.
Caption: Now...
Speech bubble from oval: Hold it!
Caption: ... What?
Speech bubble from point above oval: My head's much smaller and it's up here at the top.
Caption: Oh for crying...
{the rear end of a pencil erases the oval}
Floating pair of glasses: Can I be next please?
Caption: I never should have given Ambrose an invisibility ray.

The author writes:

Once a comic book staple, the "How to Draw" page has been primarily done for parody purposes in my life-time. What I lack in originality, I make up for in poor draughtsmanship.