A FAIRY AND A WOODMAN: “The anterior part is the fairy and the posterior part is the woodman. That’s why it is called ‘A Fairy and a Woodman’.”

by Pam Bliss

by Pam Bliss

Pam Bliss writes: “The fairy seems to have stolen her outfit from the actual woodsman, so she probably doesn’t have a leg to stand on ethically.”

Pam (who posts her own sketchbook drawings here) also stated that she has no recollection of drawing this. It’s fun to hear artists’ interpretations of things they don’t remember drawing.

Personally, I don’t think this is a picture of a fairy in woodman’s clothing. It’s actually a half-fairy/half-woodman creature, who had an unfortunate encounter with an identical looking, sticky-fingered frozen confection (made by Haitai, of course).

But if the anterior part is the fairy, wouldn’t it take the wand, not the axe?

To further muddy the waters, there’s the snack food’s namesake — this Korean folk tale —  in which the woodman steals the fairy’s clothes*.

*and didn’t give them back until after they were married and had three kids together, which is sort of creepy, but beside the point of the story, I guess.

“I took it to the dealer three times, and finally brought it to an outside force. The outside force fixed it and it works great now.”

by Pam Bliss

Pam Bliss writes:
“I remember making this drawing!  The car was supposed to be a second generation Ford Taurus, and the rear end, at least, is sort of recognizable.  At the wheel is a very early version of Iowa Ginsberg from my Kekionga series.

I’m still making comics about Kekionga and the surrounding universe– the latest is the experimental graphic novella Green Peas and Chickenhorses.”

Email kekiongacomics[at]gmail[dot]com for more information about Pam’s latest, and order a bunch of her minicomics while you’re at it!

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