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snake oil salesman by Bob-Rz snake oil salesman by Bob-Rz
the moment i thought up this joke i noticed the strong Far Side flavor it had. i drew the comic accordingly, allowing hits of Larson's style to sneak in. once i finished the comic i decided not to share it with you folks right away. i chose to wait until the 14th, Gary Larson's birthday and then scan, color and share.

i drew this not long after "the affair," and i'm kinda surprised how much my style seems to have changed in such a short period of time. the differences might seem small to you guys but for me, the guy who has to stare at these things all the time, they seem big.

anyway, yeah. happy birthday, Gary Larson!






i wonder, should i count this as a fan comic? i usually think of those as using other folk's characters, not their flavor of humor.
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neon284 Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2013  Student Artist
snake oil ... why does that remind me of lube...
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Lophiomyinae Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2011
Hey yeah! It is like Far Side...
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quamp Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2011
One of life's little ironies is the story of snake oil.
Chinese workers in the USA in the 19th century used snake oil for arthritis. American doctors scoffed at this, saying their claim had no merit. However, when scientists investigated snake oil, they found a compound in it that did help arthritis.
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tenchibaka Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2011
haha, i'm a bit of a larson freak so i am really glad you made this(and happy it purposely was styled the same way)
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Litle-Noa Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
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larka-white-wolf Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2008
LOL yeah definatly see Gary Larson in this. Especially the snake :D
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stylistic-division Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2008  Professional General Artist
ah i totally see the far side in this. very cooL!
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DSil Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2008  Student General Artist
..."the affair"?
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bearerofnaraithas Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2008
*facedesk*

Death by pun.
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Crawling-meower Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2008  Student Artisan Crafter
ROFLMEOW!!!
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