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Inky Draws, The World’s Oldest Cartoonist

August 9, 2010

As mentioned in a previous post, I got to play Inky DrawsThe World’s Oldest Cartoonist, in a pilot for a children’s television show. Here’s the trailer for the show with Inky at his snarling best. It also manages to sum up the plot in one-and-a-half minutes.

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  1. Bridget "Widgie" Cullings permalink
    August 9, 2010 2:00 PM

    It made my day to find out that my uncle is also a YOUTUBE STAR!!! Great job, Uncle Mark–I look forward to your major TV debut! Love, Bridget


    • August 9, 2010 5:55 PM

      Just between you and me: I acquired all my star qualities and charisma by watching my niece Bridget on stage– she’s The Tops!! Thanks, Widge! Love, Inky The Unk


  2. August 9, 2010 2:23 PM

    I love it!


  3. August 9, 2010 8:18 PM

    Excellente! I look forward to seeing this on a cable TV station soon. That Inky guy looks vaguely familiar. Best of luck to ye!


    • August 9, 2010 10:00 PM

      Pat, your cheerful support means a lot. I really enjoyed looking at your portfolio at Patrick Henry Photography— nice work! If Inky looks familiar, you musta been flippin’ thru the mug shots at Peerless Insurance Company!!


  4. robpixaday permalink
    March 28, 2012 5:41 PM

    You’re a ✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯!!!!!!!!!!

    Ha! Just found the link to this. Is it a show now? I’d watch it.
    How long did it take to wash the gray out of your ‘stache?


    • March 28, 2012 8:19 PM

      ::shoulders shaking, mustache twitching, head-slap, head-slap, roars with mirth, collapses, lies insensible on rug::

      Ah, I’ve regained consciousness… : ) That delightful comment durn near done me in!!

      That was supposed to be the pilot for some kinda kids television program. I believe it has since been confined to a dumpster. Great fun, tho. I got involved to help out a friend. My best ad-lib was eating an entire sandwich during one scene, and never swallowing. My cheeks bulged out about 8″ on each side. Well, it was amusing for a couple of nanoseconds, anyway.

      Uh… I’m afraid that gray in the ‘stache doesn’t wash out… : ( ::opens can, gets gob of shoe polish, dabs furiously, morphs into Tar Baby::

      Thanks for the wonderfully uplifting comment!! : )


  5. May 20, 2013 10:03 AM

    OH Mark, I am so thrilled to see this 🙂 Bravo! Are there any more?
    I love it! xoxo


    • May 20, 2013 5:31 PM

      Ah, thank you my dear Dolly– it’s so nice to see that someone appreciates my obvious star quality… : P

      Alas, this is the only available clip from the production. The guy who wrote and produced it promised to send all of us performers a copy of the finished video, but he never did. However, I can assure you that I was absolutely brilliant– as you suspected… : )

      Many thanks for your enthusiastic support!!


  6. May 20, 2013 5:34 PM

    I’m so proud of you Mark 🙂 mmmwahhhh


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