Close to Home by John McPherson

Close to Home

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  1. edclectic

    edclectic said, over 1 year ago

    The artist painting a portrait of himself painting a portrait of himself.

  2. firedome

    firedome said, over 1 year ago

    a rockwellian homage?

  3. WillardMBaker

    WillardMBaker said, over 1 year ago

    Norman Rockwell on a grouchy day?

  4. cdward

    cdward said, over 1 year ago

    Rockwellstein.

  5. Ned Snipes

    Ned Snipes said, over 1 year ago

    @cdward

    Snerk!

  6. butiki

    butiki said, over 1 year ago

    he looks like BEAVIS

  7. nighthawks

    nighthawks GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    clearly it’s Beavis

  8. J. Short

    J. Short GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    ROCKWELL LIVES!

  9. clucky

    clucky said, over 1 year ago

    @cdward

    My thoughts exactly !!

  10. Andy White

    Andy White said, over 1 year ago

    That’ll be on the cover of the Saturday Evening Ghost.

  11. albert71292

    albert71292 GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    Frankenstein was the doctor, NOT the monster.

    /pet peeve

  12. Cartoonacy

    Cartoonacy said, over 1 year ago

    The gag in the original Norman Rockwell painting is that he was painting himself to look much handsomer and more dignified than his image in the mirror. Except for the eyebrows, the monster here looks exactly the same. I don’t get the joke.

  13. tank00

    tank00 GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    Actually – it’s more like Butthead than Beavis. :-)

  14. ted.hering

    ted.hering said, over 1 year ago

    Here’s the original, complete with pipe:
    http://www.clg-pytheas.ac-aix-marseille.fr/spip/IMG/jpg/norman-rockwell-autoportrait.jpg

  15. Lisa Carlier

    Lisa Carlier GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    better posture, much more handsome, straight clothing, serene attitude. Yea, a play on Norman Rockwell.

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