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Monday, June 23, 2008

Minions #116 - Big Job


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Greetings, Short-orders!


Minions Studios has spiders, and I don't mean just the fake kind we use for props. In order to blend into its surroundings, the studios are built into a residential garage built in 1942. The walls are enclosed, but the ceilings are open to the original beams, and that means spiders. Let's just say that the 18" Spider-Man figure displayed crawling along the bottom of my storage loft is enhanced by a covering of real webs... Occasionally I have to sweep the ceiling to take down the build-up of spider webs and cobwebs. I also spot them crawling on the walls regularly.

Mostly they don't bother me though. I've never been bit, and I don't think I've ever had one crawl on me. But I do think about it occasionally, especially after that one time that I saw a spider about the size of a poodle, peering at me from under the pile of papers on my desk one night. But I've never gone so far as to spray the place. I think it would only make the archnapoodle mad.

A reminder. We need input!

First of all, we need a number for our new Minion, seen manning the dart-board in this recent cartoon.

Also, No. 1 needs letters with your "questions for Minions" to be answered in a future video. Surely there's something you want to know about being a Minion, life in the Lair, the forces of evil, or No. 1's early Oscar picks.

Obey your Minion-master, fire up your email and get to it!

- See you next week, Steve

1 comment:

Pat Logan said...

HAHAHA! This one is great!