Toonbots archive - episode published 20001104
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The simple beauty of gradients enhances the droll metareferentiality of this
strip; the self-deprecating inclusion of blatant doggerel simply accentuates
the metacartoonist's essential insight: just as grey ascends into blue with no sharp delineation, so does the mortal human soul ascend into the Divine.
The script used to make this toon:
<cartoon height="250" width="500" color="black" rowformat="2-2"> <panel> <caption bgcolor="black" fgcolor="orange">So I went to the park</caption> </panel> <panel color="slategray"> <caption fgcolor="blue">the other day.</caption> </panel> <panel gradient="slateblue-slategray2"> <caption fgcolor="red">And what should I see but a gradient from slate blue to slate gray!</caption> </panel> </cartoon>