My travels – Part 2 – I’m not dead yet…

One thing the internet is great for is embarrassing photos. Here’s one of me from the National Cartoonists Society’s Reuben weekend in Hollywood. (You’ll find more at the Hogan’s Alley site.) It has this caption:

“Bo Nanas” creator John Kovaleski either needed a nap or had too much to drink. Or both.

To clear up this scandal-to-be, it was the first. I was worn out going to the Rubes and got sick while there. I got directions to a drug store, dodged my way around many costumed characters hoping that I’ll pay to take a photo with them (but how do you pick between three Spidermans?) and bought some Airborne. I was late to a seminar panel on the future of newspaper comics, the place was packed so I sat on the floor in the back and had myself a anti-sickness cocktail (see empty glass at right). I was way in the back and figured, I can listen just as well laying down. That’s when David Folkman came around the corner on snapped this pic. It was later that I fell asleep.

(At left you can see one of my collection of “Man Purses of Many Lands.” This one is from Nicaragua.)

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4 Responses to “My travels – Part 2 – I’m not dead yet…”

  1. Katie MacKellar Says:

    Aye Nicaragua Nicaraguita!!

  2. KOVALESKI Says:

    Right on!

  3. Bucky Says:

    Man, if I had a dime for every time I saw you in that pose!__I like the purse. It sets off your eyes.___Be cool, Bonedaddy!

  4. KOVALESKI Says:

    You can’t see it but my shoes match my purse.

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