Wall Notes

Writing, thoughts, ramblings, and what makes me laugh


If you’ve ever wondered if Inspector Gadget had a secret love-child with Rosie the Robot and if that baby was dropped on its head everyday for 20 years while teaching it to smoke….then today is your day!!! Get ready for a big ole curiosity sandwich filled with wonder and awesome!

Here is the first in my series of Crappy Trapper Keeper Art. In case you’re new just click on the link for all the info.

This is the earliest of the bunch. Circa: 1989. Tim Burton’s Batman came out that summer. My oldest brother graduated from high school. It was a good year…until I picked up a pencil.

I have no title for this one. I will simply call it “HILLO” (pronounced Hi-Low). Bask in my child prodiginess.

This begins a series of android-esque people. Some reoccurring themes to take note of:

1. No feet or legs.

2. Some sort of hat or head apparatus.

3. Really terrible drawings created by a monkey with no hands or feet.

Here are some of my thoughts and reflections…

For some odd reason I always started drawing people at the waist. This clever technique always left them with giant abnormal feet and legs and heads smaller than sewer rat (yet again another TMNT reference).

Enjoy and feel free to point out your favorite observations.


December 9, 2010 - Posted by | Art, Drawing | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,


  1. Hello…or should I say, Hillo.

    Love the Crappy Trapper Keeper Art idea! The drawings are fantastically awful! And I mean that in the best possible way. You’ve just inspired me to dig out some awful writings from the past. I’m a sucker for nostalgia. Great blog.

    Comment by Jenny Torres Sanchez | December 11, 2010 | Reply

  2. Thanks! I appreciate the brutal honesty! I love me some nostalgia! Looking forward to reading your old stories.

    Comment by Jason | December 11, 2010 | Reply

  3. Maybe u were inspired by the toys and cartoon COPS. His face looks like the bad boys club logo.

    Comment by Whayne Shaley | December 14, 2010 | Reply

  4. […] Again we have the energy-laser-jet propelled-light show-rocket-feet. This is very similar to Hi-Lo that was posted a few weeks ago. But S-Man does have some distinct individuality. For instance, […]

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