Purely rhetorical, and one of the occasions that I honestly didn't have anything in mind at all while doodling: it's just what came out. That happens sometimes. Though I do recall being entranced by the animation artwork in a just-acquired 4-DVD volume set of the remastered "Popeye The Sailor" theatrical shorts: in 1933 Max Fleisher Cartoon Studio began producing perhaps the most outstanding animation ever done - in comparison the vast, overwhelming efforts by contemporary studios is lifeless and cheap (despite the millions more spent doing it).
"Oh, what am I? Some kind of barnicle on the dinghy of life? " - Popeye