Handshakes 21: Merry and Pippen

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Merry and Pippin! I nearly squealed in delight!


There are quite a group of people born around the 60’s/70’s with the name Merry and Pippin. Very popular among hippies. In 10 years time we’ll probably have a bunch of “Arthas”‘s and “Kane”‘s.


Now there’s a frightening thought! Then again, if I ever have kids I’m planning on mining Arthurian legend and other mythological sources for names, so I guess I can’t point too many fingers.


There’s a bunch of “Bellas” and “Edwards” being born. Not Isabella but Bella. Terrifying that they’re breeding, but at least the kids have somewhat normal names so they won’t be mocked in school as much.


Well, the whole thing is, for Jon’s middle name to be from LOTR, ‘Merry’ is just the shortened version from Meriadoc. I actually kinda like that name…


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    patmandx:

    So apparently it was Kory Bing’s birthday, so I was compelled to draw her main protagonist of her comic in her underpa— I mean I drew her in what I would think would be her SBURB godtier. Of course Michelle would be the ONE CLASS that doesn’t have pants.

    The pants gods just aren’t on your side Michelle.

    (Soooo… she has being a god AND a sphinx going for her now? Willing to bet she’s going to complain about both.)

    Maybe I might draw all of Orientations gang in Sburb-garb now?

    Hah! I love it! Thank you!

    10/30/14

Art and Story © Kory Bing 2006-2012
Anthony Gillis, Blanche Noir, Rupert Burton-Fitzgerald, Pheonix, and Royce Carmikal created by Sfé Monster.
Alec Hyde, Ike Sanford, Sam Hain, Rhonda Phelton, Dermot Ainesborough created by Sheana Molloy.