When the current political reality is so unsatisfactory, it seems only reasonable to try something else.
Images and credits
- We borrowed the gent in the cape from Rebels Market, an online “Counterculture Megastore.” While goth and steampunk aren’t exactly our style, we were quite taken with this black brocade coat.
- The nondescript building of Frame 2 is really a Navy Department Office in 1918 or 1919.
- The photo of the Oval Office is from the Clinton Administration.
- The staffer in the black suit is from pixabay.com, shared under a Creative Commons license.
- The photo of Mr. Trump is from the U.S. embassy in Uruguay.
- The forest trees wallpaper behind Mr. Trump’s photo is by elias_noessing, shared under a Creative Commons license.
- The hand holding Donny & Ahmed is from clker.com, shared under a Creative Commons license.
Finally, inspiration for this cartoon’s concept came from the work of Ben Katchor. Seek out his comic-strips – you won’t be disappointed!