Weekender

Fashion Statements of 2005 | View Work

Hooray for the Weekender!

A series of editorial comics that shipped with humor articles for the Weekend section of the Nothern Star.

These ran around 2004 to 2005 during my graduate studies in pursuit of an MFA from Northern Illinois University.

A bunch of misguided college students show off their tragic fashions to the viewer.

Created: August 25th, 2005 | Role: Illustrator

From Struppendous Advice: Sure-fire fashion statements of 2005, and you, and a roll of duct tape.

A wave of college kids is ready to crash on the writer in his car.

Created: August 25th, 2005 | Role: Illustrator

The Spaghetti Dinner Bear Presents: A crushing wave of college aged debauchery comes.

Two roommates hold a conversation while one drifts off into a daydream about the other roommate riding a bomb to the Earth, ala DrStrangelove.

Created: September 1st, 2005 | Role: Illustrator

Struppendous Advice: Is your dorm-appointed rommate actually a commie bastard looking to turn DeKalb into a hammer and sickle state?

Two PDAs show each other PDA, while the writer holds back vomit.

Created: September 1st, 2005 | Role: Illustrator

Nothing worse than old school PDAs showing PDA.

A 1950s housewife presents a casserole to some tipsy college kids.

Created: September 8th, 2005 | Role: Illustrator

Struppendous Advice: What would some tasty home cooking do for a college kid when the clock strikes Beer:30?

Our writer tries to avoid any involvement with the Frat house varmints, when passing by their house.

Created: September 8th, 2005 | Role: Illustrator

The Spaghetti Dinner Bear Presents: A LITERAL Animal House.

A man is in the fetal position after being handled in a game of Battleship.

Created: September 14th, 2005 | Role: Illustrator

Struppendous Advice: Another game of Relationship!

A student with a plethora of attached magnifying glasses spies the answers off of an attractive student.

Created: September 14th, 2005 | Role: Illustrator

The Spaghetti Dinner Bear Presents: Cheaters never prosper.

A roommate with a bum leg is met with fake snow and Caddyshack reference.

Created: September 21st, 2005 | Role: Illustrator

Struppendous Advice: Have a friend with a bum leg? Why not cast them without consent as Tiny Tim?

A giant robotic ferret is en route to fight a hurricane, while a variety of monsters destroy the town.

Created: September 21st, 2005 | Role: Illustrator

The Spaghetti Dinner Bear Presents: Kaijus to the rescue!

A man views himself in a magic mirror, the real depiction is tragically different.

Created: September 29th, 2005 | Role: Illustrator

Struppendous Advice: Magic Mirror.

Our writer finds a taboo subject with the ladies in the wild.

Created: September 29th, 2005 | Role: Illustrator

The Spaghetti Dinner Bear Presents: A taboo subject.

I added some bowel movement aiding elements in the forground. Lucky Charms, woo.

Created: October 6th, 2005 | Role: Illustrator

Struppendous Advice: Fox News

A variety of B-Movie scences in a multi-frame single panel comic.

Created: October 6th, 2005 | Role: Illustrator

The Spaghetti Dinner Bear Presents: B-Movies

Roommates steal an attractive roommate's apartment blind.

Created: October 12th, 2005 | Role: Illustrator

Struppendous Advice: Just a little three finger discount, ROOMIE.

A newly wed woman asks the dinner party some questions.

Created: October 12th, 2005 | Role: Illustrator

The Spaghetti Dinner Bear Presents: Weddings, X-Files and Alien Babies.

A woman gabbing on the phone blocks an entire shopping aisle.

Created: October 20th, 2005 | Role: Illustrator

Struppendous Advice: You're blocking the way Ma'am.

A man enjoys time in the park and sick Canadian Geese fall from the sky from symptoms of a bird flu.

Created: October 20th, 2005 | Role: Illustrator

The Spaghetti Dinner Bear Presents: Canadian Geese pandemic.

An oversized cellphone dressed in drag lures a man bothering another man trying to make a break for it.

Created: October 27th, 2005 | Role: Illustrator

Struppendous Advice: Diversions.

A hospital waiting room with germs and Scully from X-Files.

Created: October 27th, 2005 | Role: Illustrator

The Spaghetti Dinner Bear Presents: Pregnancy

A lonely teacher pleads for her class to stay.

Created: November 11th, 2005 | Role: Illustrator

Struppendous Advice: The lonely professors dragging out class dismissal.

Our writer inteviews Larysa Oleynik while his recorder goes on the fritz.

Created: November 11th, 2005 | Role: Illustrator

The Spaghetti Dinner Bear Presents: The Alex Mack Tapes.

A super fan cries over the death of the last Star Wars movie.

Created: November 10th, 2005 | Role: Illustrator

Struppendous Advice: So long prequel Star Wars.

Diagram of questional seasonal sodas.

Created: November 10th, 2005 | Role: Illustrator

The Spaghetti Dinner Bear Presents: Holiday Sodas.

A smelly roommate is unknowingly flanked by ninjas with loofas.

Created: November 16th, 2005 | Role: Illustrator

Struppendous Advice: The stinky roommate and loofa toting ninjas.

Our writer wakes up to a bed mate missing a head, as well as a floating horse head.

Created: November 16th, 2005 | Role: Illustrator

The Spaghetti Dinner Bear Presents: Brayton revisits some weird dreams.

A dude is surrounded by some blue pop culture honies.

Created: Decmber 1st, 2005 | Role: Illustrator

Struppendous Advice: Blue in pop culture.

Our writer says farewell to a giant slice of cheese, I as the artist admit my sleep deprived goof.

Created: Decmber 1st, 2005 | Role: Illustrator

The Spaghetti Dinner Bear Presents: Cheese and Pencils.