Sunday, January 11, 2015 #78


Here's the latest comic for The subject this week was the continuing decline in oil prices and the likely effect on financial markets, both domestic and abroad.

I was asked by the folks at to draw two panels. The first with a New York background featuring a stock trader sheltering himself from stock ticker rain (red) under a black umbrella. Its counterpart panel was to be a Russian trader standing in front of the Kremlin while oil-like rain falls from the sky and onto his white umbrella.

Here's the sketch:

Here's the outline:

And here's the final:

Sorry for the brevity of this one. After what happened at Charlie Hebdo, I'm not feeling particularly reflective or jokey. It was a rough day to be a cartoonist.

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