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DJ:Old Harry's Tale P2:Basically, I am the bad guy by Rouge-Fox

Very well done! Samael sounds like a very devastating villain who no doubt will be a major pain in our heroes' side. The portrayal of t...

Hyperchronic art 3- Old Harry's Tale 4-6 by Rouge-Fox

Well, Harry is in a bit of a pickle. Seems Samael is hell bent (pardon the pun) on becoming the Devil as described in literature and ar...

Which indie title should I continue 

16 deviants said Get back to Ronin!
4 deviants said The Eagle!
4 deviants said Wolves of Empyrean!


Okay, first order of business, the announcement.

I'm working on another indie comic idea.

The premise: It's the Golden Age of Hollywood, 1938 to be exact. The studios are about to have what is considered to be the best year ever in the history of movies. Unfortunately, several will-be classic films are having several grisly murders, starting at MGM. It's up to the studio detective and his adopted son/partner to solve them. But these aren't your typical detectives: they are a cartoon parrot and a cartoon dog respectively. With the assistance of a suave nightclub owning cartoon cat and their wisecracking human secretary/aspiring actress, it's up to Paul E Parrot and Rory Retriever to save Hollywood, before things get more grisly...or more hilarious!

They will interact with actual celebs from the time period and beyond as Hollywood legends, classic films, and cartoon comedy collide in Paul E Parrot: Studio Detective (working title)

Character details and the first case (or two) will be announced soon, could be an interesting collab



As Im a lover of both classic films and musicals, I was listening to "The Trolly Song" from Meet Me In St. Louis (as performed at the BBC Proms) this morning and a great idea for a fun scene occurred to me.

A period scene (1930s-1940s) in an art deco/Batman: The Animated Series Gotham. Barbara Gordon is the one singing atop a Gotham Transit double decker trolly as Joseph conducts the chorus of passengers behind her (maybe an orchestra too). Running behind the trolly trying to catch up is Dick Grayson, in a letterman's jacket, etc in Robin/Nightwing colors. A villain (your choice) is up to no good in the lower part. If Sam is there, he's probably in the chorus XD

I actually see it in Bruce Timm's style...any takers on the scene as a challenge? :D

Of course, I'd be remiss if I didn't post at least two vids of the song in question for inspirations


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