Friday, August 30, 2019

Augie's New Pal Outline pt1

When I was a kid I used to write stories and draw comics about HB characters. They are a big influence on me.

Over the long decades I've been summoned many times to develop Hanna Barbera cartoons for a revival but somehow they never go through.

Here's a heart-rending story featuring Augie Doggie and Doggie Daddie.

In the sad tale Augie brings home a new friend - a shrew. I saw a special on TV about shrews and wanted to use real life facts about their habits and metabolism. 

I found a bunch of nice photos of these lovable yet pathetic creatures and began farting around with some design ideas.
...and here's how the story starts. (Richard worked on it too).

to be continued: