Capn’ America

September 22, 2006

mech3CapAm

…digital painting…

Yes, it’s CAPTAIN AMERICA… fighting the dreaded… uhm… bubbles… yes, that’s what this is, Captain America fighting the dreaded bubble… machine… guys… bad guys… bad bubble machine bad guys…

…it’s a classic story, I’m sure you’ve read it…

The Comments

Don Jones

I must have missed that bubble debacle. Looks like you are coming along nicely painting with the mouse.

Dennis Jones

…I am on a one man crusade to save the mouse… will you join me in this effort?…

hennie

hahaha….love it. Don’t know how you manage with a mouse though… very cool. H

Doug Jones

… while relaxing in his luxurious bubble bath, Captain America suddenly realized that his rubber ducky was missing! Was there someone else in the tub with him??!! Stay tuned for Chapter 2… “Revenge of Mr Bubble”

Roballoo

nahhh… I just think he doesn’t know how to do laundry.

Dennis Jones

…the following is a paid political announcement

…MOUSES RULE, TABLETS DROOL!

Ad funded by the Save The Mouse Foundation …Dennis Jones, founder and CEO

Don Jones

I would like to up my WACOM tablet contribution from $5 to $5.37. Digital Drawing Best B Done with a Stick!

This political advertisement was funded entirely by the Liberation of Mouses for Illustration Society and Gouche Club.

Dennis Jones

…do I actually have to purchase a Wacom Tablet to be able to collect the $5.37 from you, ‘cause I could sure use that $5.37… we have a new Walmart Super Center in town now ya know…

Dennis Jones

…just got back from the new Walmart Super Center… spent $4.11 and had a free cup of coffee… on a scale from 1 to 10 I would rank this visit a 7.5… enjoyable, but not perfect…

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Captain, My Captain

April 30, 2007

CpnAmercaRuft

…manipulating shapes…

CpnAmerca

…homage to the Captain…

CpnAmercaBak

…wondering what happened to Tennille…

The other day I started thinking that there must be something more I could do with an old sock than just sew buttons on it, so I started experimenting with manipulating shapes. Several episodes of 24, Lost and Amazing Race later, presto… a tribute to the late Captain America.

The Comments

Don Jones

Fantastico! From the looks of the 3 sock manipulation images… this is a pretty large piece.

Dennis Jones

…two feet tall if he stands on his tippy toes…

Keegan Jones

Wow, that is AMAZING!

Nick Jones Everybody

A new personal best I would say…

JEFF

Superman could be crippled by Kryptonite,, Your Cpt. America can be brought to his knobby little knees by……a moth?? Spray the little guy with black flag so he can become a family keepsake.. Nice Work!!

N.H.

Kool! Is he wearing braces?

Pete Jones

reallllllll nice

Doug Jones

way cool! You know you have really done something special when family members actually post a comment about it. you are the sock master!

Doug Jones

did you find these socks at Wally World? Surely you don’t have red, white and blue socks laying around

Roballoo

This is great! I want to learn sockmonkey making now (I did before but even more sew now 🙂

Dennis Jones

…I hate to make myself sound any more pathetic than I already do, but in answer to the, “where do you get the socks” question… Salvation Army and the Goodwill Center…

Doug Jones

how pathetic can you get?…

Dennis Jones7

…sigh…

Don Jones

Den, you say this is a tribute to the good Captain.. does that mean he has “gone on to his reward?” I didn’t hear of his passing.

Dennis Jones

…well, I think we will need to call in our resident expert on this for an official answer to your question, Don… (the bat signal is now shining into the night sky calling out to our brother-in-law Craig for a ruling on this) …I think they killed him off in the comic book, but I’m not sure…

Doug Jones

did he eat some of that bad dog food from China?

Dennis Jones

…I think it was something like that… the Captain was complaining about having to sing that “Love Will Keep Us Together” song with Tennille again and I think she might have slipped a little of that tainted dog food into his Chex Mix…

…where’s Craig, anyway? …he’s usually pretty prompt to answer the bat signal… we are really needing some answers here…

Doug Jones

he’s resting his eyes….

Don Jones

I will attempt to contact him on the “Schutt phone”.

craig schutt

Sorry it took so long to answer the “Schutt phone.” My body is trying to recooperate from a two-week marathon coloring spree (had to finish the last three issues of “Welcome to Holsom” in record time).

Anyway, yes Steve Rogers, aka Captain America, is indeed dead. As dead as a super-hero can be—certainly more dead than Superman was back in ‘92. In other words, there’s a rotting corpse and they’ve shown it to us. Of course, there’s also this reality-altering contraption called the Cosmic Cube that could conceivably bring Mr. Rogers back…but I digress.

He was shot on the court house steps by his ex-girlfriend and Shield agent Sharon Carter, who was being mind controlled by Cap’s old arch-enemy, The Red Skull. Cap was under arrest for leading an insurrection against a US government plan to force all super-heroes to register as government-sanctioned agents.

In spite of the obvious convolution, Cap’s death was the best written demise in comics-ever. I mourn his passing, but also realize that much like last night’s chili dog-he will be back.

Dennis Jones

…you mean to tell me he started fighting Nazi’s in the 40’s, then fought crime for another 50 years and then gets shot by his girlfriend? …you would think he might have seen that one coming… I say fire up that Cosmic Cube and bring back Mr. Rogers Neighborhood… that was a cutting edge show…

craig schutt

Come to think of it…we never saw Mr. Roger’s corpse. Maybe he’s not really dead…

Doug Jones

I have a time machine I got from Napoleon Dynamite that I’ll let you use. You can go back in time and warn Cappy to duck…

Dennis Jones

…no thanks… I’m still not the same from the last time I borrowed it…

Don Jones

So, let’s see how this figures out… Sharon Carter is to Steve Rogers as Chloe Page is to Morris O’Brien. Jack Bauer is also under arrest by the US government so I wouldn’t put it past him to cap Morris. This all ties together… some how.

craig schutt

Where’s Chuck Norris when you need him?

Doug Jones

he is resting his eyes…

Doug Jones

it’s a BrotherJones trend that is sweeping the nation!

Dennis Jones

…I’m making Chuck Norris out of a sock next!

Don Jones

I’m off to Orlando for the Spidey movie debut. Not really.

craig schutt

Lord willing and the creek don’t rise (it’s rained for the past three days), Marsha and I are going to see Spider-Man 3 tomorrow afternoon. Woo-hoo!

Dennis Jones

…you guys might want to check with Chuck Norris before you go and make sure it’s alright with him… you wouldn’t want to get him mad at you for some reason…

Dennis Jones

..yep, that Chuck Norris is quite a guy… he was originally cast as the main character in the hit tv show 24, but was replaced by the producers when he managed to kill every terrorist and save the day in 12 minutes and 37 seconds…

Roballoo

I used to say, “Only Bucky dies forever.” But I guewss they even brought him back. Sigh.

Jeff

Leave Chuck alone….He’s busy keeping Texas safe from really bad actors!

Nick Jones Everybody

Chuck Norris doesn’t sleep… He waits…

Chuck Norris counted to infinity. Twice.

Chuck Norris doesn’t believe in Germany.

Keegan Jones

Yeah, I saw Spiderman 3 this weekend. Great movie. Kirsten Dunst has my phone. Why did nobody tell me it was a chick phone???

craig schutt

The only hurdle Spidey 3 couldn’t jump this weekend was high expectations for a movie that could have been better than Spidey 2. Could have been, but wasn’t/isn’t. I didn’t think this third film was nearly as good, story-wise, as the second. But so what? It was still wall-to-wall wallcrawling fun and well worth the price of admission! And I like your phone, Keegan…

Dennis Jones

…oh, by the way Keegan… you’ve got a girlie phone… just thought I’d tell ya…