Tuesday, September 05, 2006

Being Too Safe

I've heard it said that "you can never be too safe." What about this kid? He's waiting for a bus. He's so "safe" that the other kids will most likely beat him up... and if they don't, I will, because he totally deserves it. Nice oven mitts, safety boy!

24 comments:

Michelle Lana said...

Hehee..cute little guy! great!

Joanne said...

Hee hee! Love it.

Adrian Ropp said...

Charming, disturbing, and well drawn... All at the same time. I don't think it's funny though. It reminds me too much of myself to be funny. I love that he's so padded and still has that look of horror on his face. What does he see off camera that we don't? Maybe he's watching a monkey puppet show.

Digital Scott's illustrationblog said...

Your illustration is cute. Your comments are scary. Does it make you feel better to beat up little kids?

S.T. Lewis said...

I've actually never beat up a little kid... not even when I was a little kid. I've never hit anyone or anything... but if a cartoon kid like this shows up at the bus stop... well, look out, that streak!

GhettoFab said...

heheh when life breaks you off a chunk its easy to get in this mode. I dont blame him.

I usually have steel tip boots on and a mouth piece..

Sebastien Gallego said...

Shane!
I'm always amazed by how you capture the facial expressions so well with just a few lines!
I love your work.
Keep posting!

monicalee said...

oh mi! I have been known to dress my child like this!

Red Cygnet Press said...

Oh, this is too funny man. Swell work!
-justin

elephantmarchblog said...

You have some very nice designs on this sight, lad.

Joe said...

Superb. The look on his face reads well that he has had his keister kisked a few times too many.

Joe said...

By kisked I meant kisked with a boot not kisked with the lips.

Ken Chandler said...

It's kids like this who get into High School start lifting weights and taking Judo classes, and go to bars to beat up the guys who used to pick on them. I know from my own experience.

Okay, the truth is I've never been in a fight in my life-- I was always afraid I'd crush somebody to powder, by accident, and end up living on Alcatraz Island. Love the mitts!

Valkeus said...

Shane, you forgot the mouth guard, and plastic bubble for viruses.

ken said...

haha brilliant. Sounds like me as a kid

garth bruner said...

Hmmm... I wore a life jacke to school and nobody ever came close to me. Must work.

Great illo!

Blogerts said...

Grt illo. U r sv fny. H! I lk d ggs.

Blogerts said...

Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.

Joe Fowler said...

@#$&* kids!

Krees said...

You make me laugh, love Mom.

Jarrett said...

Haha, he does deserve a beating. This is a great drawing, Shane.

Ryan said...

I know what you mean Shane, as soon as I saw this, I wanted to punch him. He's so asking for it.

Great stuff lately, keep it up!

smoen said...

Great idea, way to capture the "you can never be too safe" approach to live. Great character!

Alikins said...

That's so sad! You kow it's his mom's fault ~ come here son, I'll hold you! ;)