Monday, April 6, 2009

I Love You Space Gypsy.

First of all I want to be clear that I did not make the picture posted below BUT OH I WISH I HAD.  




Bata?  Leader of the Good Space Gypsies?  I have finally found the perfect role model.  This picture came from a batch of “Slap Jak” cards that Anna magically found at some antique store when she was in high school.  


I don’t blame her for falling in love with him.

10 comments:

Anonymous said...

I want to see the leader of the BAD space gypsies!

--Elizabeth Butina

Tim said...

Or the darkly beautiful yet tragic princess of all the space gypsies, Ezmarel, who is torn between her loyalty to her father, Bata, and her love of the brooding and misunderstood leader of the bad space gypsies (and father of her unborn child), Niku...

Sorry, kinda got carried away there. But space gypsies will do that to a person.

Anthony VanArsdale said...

LOL - Now that's cool!

mike said...

this is so you!!

Ben Hatke said...

You mean because of the mustache?

Ry Guy said...

Does that space ax REALLY work better than a regular ol' present-day earth ax? It looks like they added technology to it, but I just don't see how it would enhance the performance of an ax.

Tim said...

The space ax technology you see there is mostly a homing or locator device. You'd be surprised at how hard it is to find one of these axes after you've thrown it at a Gralaxian Skorzblat Wurm. Those wurms are so big and so soft your axe could be anywhere within a 100 yard radius of the point of impact. Plus, if you don't kill it with the first throw, you're gonna have to head into the tunnels to find it and finish it off.

Ben Hatke said...

That's a pretty good explanation there, Tim. I was thinking maybe the long tip was a taser or something.

The holes in the blade would keep the weight down, I suppose. I remember seeing old frontier tomahawks that had similar designs -heart shaped cutouts in the blade.

Daniel Nichols said...

Uh, Ben, don't you think he looks a little, I don't know, funny in a Village People sort of way? I'm just saying....

Ben Hatke said...

Well, DN, just wait till you see the other cards in the series. Minton, Corel's Warrior friend, Oresto, Corel's Wise Uncle...