Some fighter jet comics I drew in my teens.

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  1. Blazer

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    Here's a little history about how my way of drawing evolved and the comic strips I used to read. When I was a teenager, I was a rabid fan of comics such as Buck Danny, Dan Cooper and Tanguy and Laverdure, all of which are comics about jet pilots.

    So I took a shot of drawing those comics myself, only to find that it was a hell of a lot more difficult than I thought.

    Still, you can recognize the Fouga Magister, the F-16 Falcon, the F-14 Tomcat and the MiG-15 in the drawings, crude as they were.
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    Dramatic scene of the underside of a Grumman F-14 Tomcat with its afterburners blazing.

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    An air to air battle between a Fouga Magister and a MiG-15

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    An F-16 using its cannons to bring a Fouga Magister down

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    A very dramatic scene of an F-16 exploding after being hit with a sidewinder missile.

    Dayum, I said that my drawings were crude but this one is rather impressive.

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    So I fancied myself as being a fighter pilot, but then again, how many more boys in their teens fancy themselves to be piloting such a mean machine.

    The fact that I have the name "Sandra" on my helmet places this in 1994. Sandra being my first girlfriend.

    I sometimes revisit my past and draw fighter planes in my current work but a true dedicated comic about jet pilots will probably never become reality.
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    An F-4 Phantom in one of my more recent work.
  2. mellowinman

    mellowinman Antennae Support Specialist Supporting Member

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    I like it.

    If I can find any, I will show you the type of nonsense I drew in my teens.

    Yours is better.
  3. Darth Handsome

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    I can't understand a word these dudes are saying. I don't know a lick of Spanish.
  4. Blazer

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    Because of it not being Spanish Ese, it's all in Dutch.
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  6. Darth Handsome

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    Ohhhhhhh. The only Dutch I know is "comme ci comme ca" & "la premiere etoile, da firs star".
  7. Blazer

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    And that's French Bonhomme
  8. VanillaThundah

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    I thiiiiink he may be messing with you, bud ;)


    Cool comics though, way better than I can draw. That last one is pretty slick too. Guy has one hell of a grin on his face, like he just aced a bombing mission and is going to head home to dive-bomb his wife.


    ...after getting clearance from "air traffic control" of course :smug:
  9. Gorn Captain

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    Beats the boxes and circles I drew in the margins of my notebooks in high school.
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  11. Darth Handsome

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    I did a flipbook of an F-15 piloted by a mouse in junior high, I think. I should look for that thing.
  12. runmikeyrun

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    I used to draw very intricate battle and circus scenes as a 3rd and 4th grader (separately, not together) sadly none survive. I was gifted and incredibly bored in class so I'd spend hours each day drawing.
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    Perhaps you could try an erotic version, you know, with *ahem* wiener-shaped ordnance and all.
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    Those drawings are a lot better than the boobs I was obsessed with drawing while at the Home for the Rude.
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    The texts include reference to Garfield, and yet I'm unable to find any whimsical obese orange tabbies amongst your illustration. As a result, I cannot give you a passing grade.
  16. Darth Handsome

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    No no. It's in Spanish. "Garfield" is Spanish for "dogfight".
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    Ah. I do seem to recall reading earlier in the thread that the OP had written this in his native tongue of Spanish.
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    VanillaThundah Pleasantly plucky Supporting Member

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    woah....mind officially blown :eek:
  19. Blazer

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    The name Garfield was used in a context of how Air forces use code names. In this case "Garfield" was the name of the flight.

    "Garfield leader to Garfield 2 and to home base, we are ready to engage."

    And again, I'm not Spanish, I'm Dutch and so are the comics.
  20. Darth Handsome

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    I know. I'm just being a putz. Roll your eyes & shake your head.
  21. Unrepresented

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    I think it's cool that you write comics in Spanish even though you're Dutch. Very culturally openminded.

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