I can see why these take so much time. All the projects are just so interesting and challenging and just fun. It was a funny phone call when I called my editor and told her I had some text changes. She has that scientific brain, but she really has that poetic, artistic, empathetic brain at the same time.
October 1994 Comic Strips
Reigning Cat and Dog: An Interview with MUTTS Creator Patrick McDonnell — Hogan's Alley
Heintjes: We talked before about lettering briefly. I was always fascinated with that. Winnie the Pooh Wonder Woman. There's nothing like a buddy: Just ask Earl and M… More. I sang her song, Ruby Dooby doo, you are my kitty. Shelve The Mutts Autumn Diaries.
'Mutts' is 25! How the comic strip helped pet adoption go mainstream
In this book, the character literally is alive on the page. What do you get someone who has everything? What was the reaction when you turned in the work? A minute movie is a real project.
Was that a nod to the demands on your time? Did anything else change in the way you produced your work, or you just do everything faster? What do you get someone who has everything? Heintjes: True. And now we did a seven-minute version of Me See next having sex with a lady