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A Lotta Moms

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Re: First Appearance Shots
« on: January 14, 2014, 08:40:06 pm »
Truly, some of the early artwork was pretty scary.  Combine the more primitive animal-like designs and lower color saturation, and it feels like you're experiencing a child's nightmare.

To make things even more disturbing, the stories took a pretty a morbid turn at times.  One time Buster's canoe capsizes, and instead of helping him Francine just paddles by and asks him of he can do the dead man's float.  Another time Arthur and Francine scare away Binky by threatening to saw him in half and collect his blood in a bucket.  Binky falls several feet off the stage, and Ratburn just laughs at him.  The list goes on...  :D     

"Mommy, what's wrong with Buster?"