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Yesterday I had six instances of the same file opened in windows image viewer because I forgot I had it open.

Alternate Universe where the Ghostbusters movies don't exist but "On Our Own" by Bobby Brown still exists exactly as-is.

I've made over 1,000 pages of comic, but can genuinely say I've only written two graphic novels, and one of them was basically done start to finish in two months. I tried to do a super-extended 24 hour comic thing with it.

Here's my big beef with the people who try to change calling all comics to "graphic novels": Not every book is a novel. Not every *story* is a novel. Comic book is a better umbrella term for all comics collected into a physical bound volume.

That said, if you give people a bunch of loose comic pages, that's not a comic book either. That's just you not owning a stapler.

The funniest visual in any song ever is the idea of someone getting a blessing from the pope to date Beyonce and her not caring.

Did that one pitchfork reviewer ever live down giving "I Get Wet" by Andrew WK a 0.0?

Now that I'm used to auto-tune my opinion on Cher's "Believe" has changed drastically

There's only going to be two hits -
The biggest hits of the 90s
and you hitting the ground

Owning the libs by getting really into The Spin Doctors

Sean "Puffy" Combs, the ASMR hype man

I would both love to win an Ignatz and also love to not have to explain to people why a brick is important to me for the rest of my life.

I would like a Garth Merengi's Darkplace style thing only played completely straight with all prestige actors.

So I was trying to figure out the WHY of the 3D animated dance party ending, and I'm pretty sure I've successfully traced it back to Caddyshack.

While, yes, Shrek popularized it for animated films, Shrek doesn't really have much original to say, to the point that the song people most associate it with comes from Mystery Men.

The more I hear people complain about cartoony things the cartoonier I make my comic, so look forward to the last page of Glowing Hearts being a trace of Krazy Kat

Powerpuff Girls proved that you don't really lose anything by combining A Donatello and A Leonardo into one character for your kid's show crime fighting team

Failing to pitch my comic's aesthetic to people as "The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy meets Tenchi Muyo" and "Reel Big Fish performing 'The Black Parade'."

Feels like we should have done a Weapon of Choice styled music video with Nicholas Cage by now, tbh

Every Sunday morning, instead of going to church, I explain to my wife why I think Marvin the Martian is the Neil DeGrass Tyson of the Looney Tunes universe.

I'm finally working back one of my erotic characters into my regular work. But instead of being the main villain of a magical girl comic she's a cashier at a thrift store. So... lateral move?

Thinking about Shirley Manson and Tina Turner getting into a fist fight over differing opinions about rain