Category Archives: Dissatisfied With the Vehicle

Quotes taken from transcripts of conversations between a market research firm and various dissatisfied car owners. Sketches from 1999-2000.

“By the time we get the horn to honk, we will have run over whatever we’re honking at.”

I honestly don’t remember who drew this. If you recognize the style or the signature, drop a comment so I can give the artist credit! This one’s unique for the fact that it’s continued on the other side of the … Continue reading

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“They shooted the oxygen sensor with a shotgun. I thought it was unnecessary to do this.”

I confess I don’t know much about oxygen sensors or how to fix them. Still, I really want to believe that Greg’s drawing depicts a necessary procedure, and that “shooted” is the proper past tense term for it. Greg Beettam … Continue reading

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“The insulation looks cheap. It was custom made for me.”

Scott Mills writes: Is that supposed to be the flotation suit from Woody Allen’s Sleeper or something? You can read a few of Scott’s many comics, or buy some of your own. He’s currently creating a multi-universe-spanning comic called Extragalactic … Continue reading

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“The vehicle rides like a truck. The dealer explained this was because it is a sports car.”

Joy Kolitsky’s illustration site was just recently updated. You should take a look at it.

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“The turn signals went out. The dealer tore out an ignition from a floor model, put it in mine and sent me on my merry way.”

I don’t recall whether or not I actually met Theo Edmans. Someone probably passed my sketchbook his way, and this lovely little drawing was the result. He was part of the Meathaus collective back then; now it looks like he’s … Continue reading

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“I have a job where I need to be incognito. The headlights are giving me away when I don’t want to be seen.”

Stephen Geigen-Miller writes: I am, as you can probably tell, not an artist. I’m the writer of the comics Cold Iron Badge and Xeno’s Arrow and various prose projects that have yet to see the light of day. I also … Continue reading

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“They’ve repaired the engine, but the ticking sound will not stop. I’m ready to drive the car through the dealer’s showroom window.”

Patrick Smith’s website.

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“I shouldn’t have to bring a brand name vehicle to the shop for so many repairs!”

Kalah Allen is currently drawing a cover & a few pages for Runner Runner,  Tugboat Press’ yearly Free Comic Book Day anthology. Ask for it at your local comic shop this coming May 5!

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“My old car could turn on a dime. In this one, I have to stop and back up and then go. I love this car.”

Obviously, this one was done at SPX. Garret Izumi writes: “That was a great show, a lot of fun. Batman always comes through in a pinch.” See more of Garret’s art, check out his blog, and/or buy something from him.

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“You need a college education just to operate the airbag switch.”

Scott Roberts is the artist of the online comic Working Daze, letterer & colorist for the newspaper strip Prince Valiant and author of the fantasy novel The Troubling Stone. But I’ll always know him as the creator of Patty Cake, … Continue reading

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