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Back to wonderland.

This is my homage to Hobbes. Those in the know should recognize it.

I had fun with the last panel: all the clothing clinging as tightly as they can. Reminded me of animals; how a dog leans against your legs, sitting as tightly as possible next to you, as if to stake a claim.

Inspiration for that last panel was a hamster. His heart beats rapidly, his breath shallow, like that of a terrified hamster being batted about in the deadly paws of a kittah. It's poetic if you don't think about it.

For those interested, I'm posting the WIP for this in my scraps. I sent it to :iconthemightypegasus: for a brief critique prior posting. Notice any diff?
Here's that [link]

xoxo
MG (c) Me, obviously.
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blargnarf842 Featured By Owner May 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
She has her own Hobbes!
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quinmchale Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Noah's doors got blown open.

(That's another way of saying that someone's been knocked back.)
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AndrewWolfwood Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2013
I have heard of Abusive relationships, but this,... This is a new one.
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Dark7Hero Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2011
it's like when hobbes jumps over calvin once he gets home ^^
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m0n0cr0me Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2010
Im a latecomer to ths comic strip. I loved Calvin and Hobbes, and like you way of drawing and scripting it.
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HeartGear Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks!
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EducatedRodent Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
So he's sitting on the sidewalk wearing only a skirt, socks and shoes.
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EducatedRodent Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Up between the ' P' and the 'O' in panel 2, there is a piece of clothing with stripes on.
Is it a smaller, subtler homage to Hobbes? Besides that, what is it really?
Otherwise, it also looks like Tigger's head facing away xP
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HeartGear Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
Ah, not to burst your bubble but that's the top half of the Sailor Uniform. ^^ Homage aside, that part was coincidental.
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dolphin64575 Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
lol I ♥ the Calvin & Hobbes homage :D
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