There was a billboard in Los Angeles that was advertising a strip club with the tagline “99 beautiful women and 1 ugly one.”
I never actually did go to this strip club, but with a tagline like that you can bet your ass I was definitely curious to check out this supposed circus freak show style “ugly one”. Was she really ugly? What nights did she dance? Did she even exist? These were the questions that kept me up at night.
I don’t live in Los Angeles anymore and in all likelihood the billboard is gone, but I’m pretty sure there are a small group of commuters who still remember this billboard. The name might escape them, but the promise of that “ugly one” is taking up a tiny corner of their memory banks, waiting for just the right trigger to force it straight back to the front. Perhaps this comic strip is that trigger. And perhaps you live in Los Angeles. If so, find this strip club for me and let me know if you see this supposed “ugly girl”.
Now about the art for this strip, I absolutely love how the first guy came out. The colors and line weight really come off as super cartoony and even Lance feels more natural. Something about the looseness of the line. It just works for me.
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