Welcome back for another chapter of Jungle Turns!
This chapter was a strange one but fun to create! When Pia Langfeld and I began to throw up ideas, Pia’s idea was to draw panic in the eyes of Mary and Agent W-D40 followed by the #Rabble breaking out into a “Flash Mob” dance scene like Micheal Jackson’s Thriller Video! In the meantime, I was looking up references for the chapter- Zoftig. When Pia suggested the flash mob scene, immediately I thought of Weird Al’s Fat video!
Michael Jackson’s Thriller
Pia’s idea was Michael Jackson’s Thriller’s dance scene with the Zombies.
With the Rabble surrounding Mary and W-D40 the question was, “How are we going to get our heroes out of this one?” When Pia suggested the Flash Mob idea and Michael Jackson, I started watching MJ videos and came across this scene.
It was perfect! Agent W-D40 was going to have to fight his way out. A duel with the gang leader! A knife fight choreographed similar to that in the Beat It video or West Side Story.
After I drew this scene, I realized that the gang leader looked just like one of our fellow Monkey Sidebar members, Mr. Saul Osorio!! I did a double take and couldn’t believe my eyes. I knew I had to tag @sawoooly on this one!! And this is how our first cameo came about! I sent this drawing to Pia because I was hesitant to use it as not to offend Saul. I’m glad we used it and Saul commented on Instagram, “Man this made my day! LOL!”
Unfortunately for @sawoooly, he had to go down or otherwise we end the comic saga…LOL! Mary had to flash some boobs or something along that line to distract Saul long enough to lose. Agent W-D40 agreed to spare his life if he told them where Faith and The Twins were. They ran off to Zaftig’s House of Bodacious Women!!
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@airedelapaz #46 January 15 Wednesday Rabble
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Thank you, Jaime.