Sunday Funnies: Double Trouble: The Bugsy and Knuckles Chronicles

140315SMSome of you may remember that I’ve been talking for some time of starting a cartoon series about the antics of Bugsy and Knuckles… Well…. I’ve had a couple of false starts, but I’m here today to announce that, starting next Sunday, Sundays on this blog will be devoted to Double Trouble: The Bugsy and Knuckles Chronicles.

Above are the prototypes of Bugsy and Knuckles.  They have gone through many iterations before this one.  A few months ago, I was almost ready to start, but the Bugsy and Knuckles images I drew then were way too complicated to maintain over time.  I didn’t realize that myself, but Caren Osrin Gittleman of Cat Chat with Caren and Cody pointed out the complexity of those drawings to me.  Thanks Caren… You saved me hours of frustration.

So since those drawings, I have probably drawn about 500 versions of Bugsy and Knuckles.  The guys above will do for the start… Just as Mickey Mouse morphed over time, please tune in and see how the boys naturally take their own form as I get used to telling their stories and they get used to the page.

Thanks for stopping by today for our announcement.  Have a great day. And come back next Sunday for their first cartoon.

hugs, Lou (HH), Bugsy and Knuckles

About loubelcher

I'm a freelance artist and writer. I enjoy anything whimsical and my art and writing generally concentrate on the lighter side of life.
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27 Responses to Sunday Funnies: Double Trouble: The Bugsy and Knuckles Chronicles

  1. Both me and my mom-person think that B o K look cute as cartoon’s !
    Looking forward to next sunday 🙂

  2. We are now so looking forward to the B K Chronicles.
    Have a serene Sunday and let us get on some big easy today.
    Best wishes Molly

  3. I think they are fabulous and look forward to seeing what antics they get up to. Really great.

  4. Wow! Lou, this is going to be awesome. I have something to look forward to on Sundays now!

  5. mistletoeandhitch says:

    We’re looking forward to following the Adventures of Bugsy & Knuckles!

  6. Frankie and Ernie says:

    OH BOY HOWDY…. Double the Trouble Sundays will be sooooooo fun.

  7. Brian says:

    We know this is gonna be fun!

    • loubelcher says:

      Yes the boys are looking forward to it too. I’m trying to convince the boys they don’t have to be extra bad to give me stories…mol!!!

  8. Sparkle says:

    Paws up! I can’t wait for this series!

  9. Katie Isabella says:

    I sure will! xxoo

  10. Yay!! So exciting!! Can’t wait!!!!!!

  11. Tamago says:

    I love your drawing. The cartoon will be lots of fun for sure!

  12. Amber DaWeenie says:

    Oh we can’t wait to tune in!!! And those drawings look just like the B and K boys!

  13. TexWisGirl says:

    that’ll be fun! i’d never be able to draw the same characters with any kind of consistency. 🙂

  14. I LOVE a comic strip! This will be so much fun…

  15. Ooh, sounds exciting!

  16. meowmeowmans says:

    Great announcement! We are SO looking forward to next Sunday! 🙂

  17. Clooney says:

    That’s going to be a lot of fun! Love the drawings of the boys! Happy St. Paddy’s Day!

  18. tonkstail says:

    YAY! We’re looking forward to it!

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