|It also does something unfortunate to her skeletal structure and muscle tone.|
The Golden Age of comics’ most memorable characters were almost uniformly superheroic in nature, but the funny animal business shoveled a few shekels into publishers’ pockets as well. The Disney, Warner Bros. and MGM cartoon animals enjoyed a great deal of success in comic book extrapolations of their on-screen adventures, Uncle Wiggily managed to find an expansive audience in the all-in-color crowd, and Walt Kelly was turning around some of the best work on the stands with his funny animal work, Pogo and otherwise.
|This one's a little too easy.|
Pussy Katnip was a former hat check girl turned chanteuse, and also what I’m sure some really skeevy guy likes to call his imported sportscar. Performing at the Kit Kat Club gave Pussy plenty of opportunity to run into rough customers, which was her reason enough to quaff a slug of “Katnip Fizz”, a secret family concoction which granted her tremendous ferocity, clairvoyance, heightened intelligence, and probably also a series of micro-strokes which would explain that face of hers.
Ms.Katnip has a rough charm but no grace, as they say, but surely this is a character with a lot of potential – or at the very least, a character with a lot of opportunities to make vulgar puns. With the demand increasing for more female leads in comics, there’s no reason something couldn’t be done with a glamorous singing cat who carries around a super-power potion for sudden emergencies, right? As long as they get someone who can draw faces, is all.
|She then gave them 999,998 more black eyes.|