kesuke miyagi

This poster’s original sketch had about eight different parts drawn on separate sheets before being digitally collaged, edited, and printed on A3 for re-pencilling and inking. Because TAZ is a series that has sucked me in and made me emotional over fiction again in a way that hasn’t happened in over two years. Spent way too long trying to put little references into the boys’ clothes so appreciate that, okay?

(Just for posterity: my interpretations have Magnus as Polynesian, because Travis’ post-Moana tweets made my afakasi heart ache; Merle as Japanese (I modelled him after Pat Morita/Kesuke Miyagi); and Taako as an elfin Joe Dirt-type greaseboy with browner skin and natural dark hair, growing out blond dye from after Glamour Springs.)

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it’s stupid when neighborhood gangs kill each other with no reason.

it’s stupid when countries fight wars.

not stupid to respect all living things.