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Hey, Hooligans! Great news! :D

I relaunched our Kickstarter this morning and we're already 48% funded! :la: Just one Kickstarter Exclusive Print or $8 gets us to 50% funded in the first day! (EDIT: 55% by the end of the first day -- 2/3rds funded by day 5!)

Woohooligan Vol 2: Laugh It Forward! Dick Jokes for Justice!

Our patrons and newsletter subscribers helped design this cover!

Woohooligan vol 2: Laugh It Forward by woohooligan



Thank you all for all your support over the years, it really means a lot to me! :D


EDIT: This Captain America tribute is one of two extra images backers are voting on (along with the cover) for the Kickstarter exclusive print & desktop wallpaper. For more background on the Captain America cover and info about the voting, check out our 2nd project update.

Captain America Tribute by woohooligan


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Samuel Isaac Dealey
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Hi! I'm Sam and I create Laughter for a Better World! You can help us do that by joining us on Patreon! Or just check out and share our comics at Woohooligan!

I have lots of sources of inspiration, my top three being the Daily Show's John Stewart, Adam Conover and George Carlin. Others include Gary Larson, Warner Brothers cartoons, public radio and cognitive science. I'm always looking for new material and challenging new projects.

And now I'll leave you with one of my favorite quotes from Bob Dylan: "any man not busy being born is busy dying." :nod:
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Captain America Tribute
Hey, Hooligans! This is day 5 of our Kickstarter and we're already 2/3rds funded!

Yesterday I finished up the 2nd of two images I'm presenting for backers to vote on what they'd like for the Kickstarter exclusive print & desktop wallpaper. The first is a parody of the Rosie Riveter poster with Grumpy Cat. This 2nd one is a tribute to the very first issue of Captain America, on the cover of which, Cap punches Hitler. It's some interesting history, and you can read more about that in the 2nd update on the Kickstarter.

Have an awesome weekend!

- Sam

Cover image:
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Hey, Hooligans! Great news! :D

I relaunched our Kickstarter this morning and we're already 48% funded! :la: Just one Kickstarter Exclusive Print or $8 gets us to 50% funded in the first day! (EDIT: 55% by the end of the first day -- 2/3rds funded by day 5!)

Woohooligan Vol 2: Laugh It Forward! Dick Jokes for Justice!

Our patrons and newsletter subscribers helped design this cover!

Woohooligan vol 2: Laugh It Forward by woohooligan



Thank you all for all your support over the years, it really means a lot to me! :D


EDIT: This Captain America tribute is one of two extra images backers are voting on (along with the cover) for the Kickstarter exclusive print & desktop wallpaper. For more background on the Captain America cover and info about the voting, check out our 2nd project update.

Captain America Tribute by woohooligan


Woohooligan vol 2: Laugh It Forward
Hey, Hooligans! My newsletter subscribers and patrons helped design this cover for our next book! :D

Our Kickstarter launches tomorrow, Tuesday, May 15th!

Here's the project URL:

EDIT: After a little under a week, the project is already 67% funded! :la:

Trivia: the blind justice character is named Themis and she is not a god, she's one of the titans. Also, she was never blind -- that's a modern addition. Though to be fair, there's not really a singular translation of what Themis means in English. It does mean "justice", but it also meant "will of the gods", which wasn't necessarily just, merely what the gods decided. So somebody getting their comeuppance like Tantalus was Themis, but so was getting crabs or dying of tuberculosis for no particular reason. ;P

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Themis

Also, scholars of Greek mythology will tell you, the Greeks were pretty fascist in their thinking. If you were strong or beautiful, it was only because the gods loved you, and therefore you must be "good", because you were beautiful and strong. And of course conversely if you were ill or had deformities, that indicated that you were "bad" and the gods were punishing you for it. This lead to a pretty awful culture for anyone who wasn't beautiful and strong, though it also lead to some funny anecdotes, like the time a prostitute won a trial by flashing her boobs to the jurors and saying, "obviously I'm good and the gods love me if they gave me these!... If the tits are legit, you must acquit!" ;P

www.factfiend.com/ancient-gree…

Here's the cover of my first book:

And a tribute to Captain America made for this campaign:
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Hey, Hooligans! A few months back I had this little dust-up with pro-internet troll and arguably the most hated man in comics today, Richard Meyer, which was great for me, gave me tons of material for satire. :boogie: Basically, he and his fans can't handle their own medicine. I pushed back the relaunch of our Laugh It Forward Kickstarter because I wanted to get this off my to-do list first.

I've had some pretty good feedback on it so far!

"I love what you’re doing... like Swift meets a calm Bill Hicks, you use your comedy to expose the animal trappings of human nature. Ego, fear, ignorance, etc... You have a unique voice and perspective." - Eric Hailey

"oh...mygod. I... LOVED it xDDD Even lovey is sitting to the side, having no idea what I pulled up and says 'I love this guy, he's hilarious' and we're both just laughing our asses off." - Punkocalypse

I put it in my Twitter rotation with a bunch of Carlin-esque descriptions like:

"Meyer says jokes bring people together, so in that spirit, I think the world would be better off if he were butfucked to death by a pack of rabbid hyenas. ;P #satire"

or

"Meyer says jokes bring people together, so in that spirit, I think the world would be better off if someone force-fed him 50 gallons of Ebola-tainted whale jizz. ;P #satire"

Those descriptions make more sense a few minutes into the video, they're basically Meyer's idea of satire. Thanks in advance for the likes and let me know what you think!

- Sam




:new: And here's the video for the upcoming Kickstarter relaunch on Tuesday!

Hey, Hooligans!

As seemed apparent within a few days of the end, our Laugh It Forward Kickstarter campaign didn't fund. I learned a lot, and I'll be relaunching the campaign in May. If you'd like to know more about the hilarious mistakes I made :lmao: and the changes I'm making for the next launch, check out my post-campaign update. :D

www.kickstarter.com/projects/w…

Thanks!

p.s. What are you doing these days? New projects? Old projects? Let me know!

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woohooligan Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
You're welcome! :nod:
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Sheldon-clone Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2015
Long time no see, woohooligan.
I've got some REALLY bad news for the internet as a whole.
It might even mean the death of the free internet.
(Text copied from 'fight for the future foundation'.)

Last week, WikiLeaks released the final text of the TPP’s intellectual property rights chapter and it is absolutely terrifying.

These are just a few of its most dangerous pieces:

  • Compel ISPs to take down websites without any sort of court order, just like SOPA. (Appendix Section I)

  • Extend the US’s copyright regime to require copyrights stand for life plus 70 years, preventing anyone from using works that belong in the public domain. (Article QQ.G.6)

  • Criminalize whistleblowing by extending trade secrets laws without any mandatory exemptions for whistleblowers or investigative journalists. (QQ.H.8)

  • End anonymity online by forcing every domain name to be associated with a real name and address. (Article QQ.C.12)

  • Make it illegal to unlock, modify, or generally tinker with a device you own. (Article QQ.G.10)

  • Export the US’s broken copyright policies to the rest of the world without expanding any of the free speech protections, like fair use. (Article QQ.G.17)

The worst part is that this is just one of the TPP’s 30 chapters.

The final text confirms our worst fears — click here to take action demanding Congress vote NO on the TPP.

For years, governments have held critics of the massive Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement in a perfect catch 22. Officials brushed off public outcry and concern by claiming that the dissenters didn’t have all the facts.

This was by design—the 12 country trade deal was negotiated entirely behind closed doors by industry lobbyists and government appointees, and even now the text of the agreement is still classified.

But late last week, WikiLeaks released the final text of the Intellectual Property chapter, meaning those excuses won’t work anymore.

We’re planning to go all out against the TPP, but the first step is to make sure Congress knows just how many people oppose the TPP.

Click here to take action demanding Congress vote NO on the TPP.

Taking action today is just the beginning, because if all we do is send emails and make phone calls, Congress is not going to reject the TPP. Too many giant industries are seriously invested in making sure Congress ratifies the TPP.

If we’re going to win, we need to go big. Which is exactly what we’re going to do.

So take action right now. Contact your Congresspeople now and tell them to vote against the TPP. Then get ready to do more because we’re going to unleash some of our strongest campaigns ever.

Already we have plans to work with hundreds of different groups as a massive coalition to fight the TPP, coordinate gigantic on-the-ground protests in key cities across the country, and produce compelling content to spread the word to as many different audiences as possible just what is at stake in the TPP.

To do all that, we need your help — if you can, pledge to chip in $5 every month between now and when the TPP fight ends so that we can run our biggest, boldest, and best campaign yet.

Thanks for all you do,
Charlie

P.S. Want to read the text of the chapter for yourself? Check it out on WikiLeaks here, or read their overview of it here. It’s long and complicated, so maybe you'll see something that we didn't. If you do, send us an email.

(Please spread the word.)

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kylukia Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the favs and watch! <3
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woohooligan Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Welcome! <3
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kylukia Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the fav! <3
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woohooligan Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
You're welcome! <3
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Blueswoon Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2015
Thank you for watching =D It means a ton to me!
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woohooligan Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
:hug:
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AbigatorDraws Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Thanks for the fave on my commission pricing!! :iconsuperheroglompplz:
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