Cartoon: One Day In Junior High

by Sean D'Souza

Remember how we all wanted to be astronauts and teachers when we grew up? Well that hasn’t changed a lot, but there have been some changes for sure. Have a look below, and be sure to leave your comments. :)

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Les Sinclair August 12, 2011 at 10:46 pm

You can have it all. Be all three. :)

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Sean DSouza August 13, 2011 at 2:20 am

Possible, I guess :)

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Tom Gibson, DC August 12, 2011 at 10:55 pm

What If I Don’t Want To Grow Up?

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Sean DSouza August 13, 2011 at 2:22 am

Every kid wants to grow up. It’s just adults that wish they were kids again. No five year old wants to stay five for more than 3-4 months (at best) :)

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Ken Pike August 12, 2011 at 10:59 pm

Hi Sean,

Loved the cartoons! – Fascinating theme to explore…as a cartoon series!

Interesting thought to project these ‘thought of’ occupations forward ten years – to see if they might still be available :)

I guess the only real ‘certainty’ amongst these is probably the Teacher?

In the western world, with NASA virtually halting its space programme, I guess being an astronaut is now more remote?

Internet ‘Gurus’ seem to be fairly ‘thick on the ground’ at present – but who knows how long it will be before this particular ‘bubble’ bursts?

The only thing we can be sure of is that things WILL change…

Ken

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Sean DSouza August 13, 2011 at 2:19 am

Snake oil salesmen have existed for thousands of years in one form or another. Astronauts may go on the dole, but not Internet gurus :) There’s always a creep, and always a sucker. Sad, but true. And I know this, because I’ve been sucked in by their get-successful schemes myself. It took a while, but I eventually learned there is no quick and easy way. Even the creeps have to work very hard to get your money. ;)

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Alison August 12, 2011 at 11:03 pm

:)

I like the watercolour cartoons, Sean.
And I *love* the lack of freakin’-irritating, yellow highlighting and arrows around your biz ;)

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Sean DSouza August 13, 2011 at 2:16 am

Thanks. I’ll do more watercolours in future :) And yes, the yellow highlighting was avoided on purpose. We detest it too. We figured there must be ‘crazy’ people like us as well on the planet. :)

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Ali R. Rodriguez August 13, 2011 at 2:43 am

LOVING the cartoons, Sean, especially the surfboard symbolism. Is that Mark Zuckerberg enjoying the fruits of his Facebook Labor?

PS: Ditto in gratitude for no highlighting and funny arrows.

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Sean DSouza August 13, 2011 at 3:38 am

I doubt that’s Mark :) Mark probably works as hard (if not harder than everyone else). But yes, it’s a “guru” persona that tries to appear as if all they’re doing is surfing all day. That reminds me to take on the four-day workweek :)

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Will August 13, 2011 at 3:59 am

Funny stuff, my favorite one so far!

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Sean DSouza August 13, 2011 at 4:40 am

There will be more, of course :)

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Fruit Loops August 14, 2011 at 6:52 am

Could be the first time I saw a vertical cartoon. Internet guru – not something you see in the dailies. Nice positioning of two outboard backgrounds juxtiposed with an inboard white non-background. Excellent colors and nice color “tye-dye in”. Good work !!

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Sean DSouza August 14, 2011 at 1:57 pm

Thanks. ;)

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Victor Felix August 18, 2011 at 2:01 am

Nice! Kids today are sooooo lucky ~ an internet guru

Victor

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