This #FanartFriday doubles up as a #TombRaider20 tribute, putting a spotlight on the immensely talented Inna Vjuzhanina. A longtime Tomb Raider fan, over the years she’s paid tribute to Lara Croft in dozens of original art pieces. You can see more of her work via DeviantArt.


Title: (Looney Tunes) Beep Beep The Road Runner and the Bird Watchers

Series: Tell-A-Tale 2619

Characters: Road Runner, Wile E. Coyote, Bugs Bunny, Sylvester Pussycats (as Professor Sylvester Catt B.W.)

Creators: by Jean Lewis, illustrated by Phil de Lara

Year: 1968 Warner Bros.-Seven Arts, Inc.

Publisher(s): Whitman Publishing Company, Western Publishing

Story: Race driver Wile E. Coyote (whose crew chief is Bugs Bunny) is humiliated by Road Runner just as he was about to win. Later Professor Sylvester hires Wile E. Coyote to take his bird watching group out to photograph the Road Runner. Hijinks ensue. 

Good/Bad: The art is awesome. These characters in these different roles is pretty interesting. This is also the Seven Arts era. When Daffy and Speedy had many cartoons together and WB introduced Cool Cat and Magic Mouse. This era has flavor.