If you think this is bad, just wait until he "enlarges scale."
Every so often I'll slip in a straight scan from a sketchbook, more of a raw doodle, add the adjusted caption and call it good. This particular panel was conceived over a dinner at the downtown diner where we usually go for home-made pie. But after a season of tasty haddock sammiches in Bar Harbor, it was simply splendid to return to an old standby - deep-fried halibut. The meal was disrupted only by my giggle-fit over the spontaneous drawing - it's often said in cartooning that one must "know your audience." Well, on the offhand chance there's any random Alaskan graphic artists familiar with both Photoshop and the characteristics of our favorite flounder, there ya go - this one's for you. Because otherwise, the flip-side of the conventional business wisdom is to first make yourself laugh.