Toonbots archive - episode published 20041027

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In yet another of his many contributions to groundbreaking cartooning history, the metacartoonist presents to you the first minimal cartoon ever to be generated from XML and published during a lunar eclipse.

The script used to make this toon:
<cartoon height="1200" width="700" rowformat="1">
<character name="lenin" aspect="faceright"/>
<character name="mao"/>
<caption location="top right" fgcolor="red">Arrrr!  Len!  Where be Karrrrl?</caption>
<caption location="top left" fgcolor="red">Who?</caption>
<caption location="bottom right" fgcolor="red">Karrrrl!  Karrrl Marrrrx!</caption>
<character name="marx"/>
<caption location="top right" fgcolor="red" font="deutsch">Ja, mein Kapitan?</caption>
<caption location="bottom middle" fgcolor="red">Karrrrl!  What say ye?  Let's vary communism with a little piracy!</caption>
<caption location="top left" fgcolor="red" size="10">Arrr!  Nothin' pleases the piratical ear quite so well as Pirrrrates of Penzance!</caption>
<caption location="bottom right" fgcolor="red" font="deutsch">It's bad luck to be talkin about pirates,
what with us mired in this unnatural fog!</caption>
<caption location="top middle" fgcolor="red">Mr. Marrrx, that will do!  What I was after askin was yer philosophical opinion,
not yon superstitious bilge!</caption>
<caption location="bottom right" fgcolor="red" font="deutsch">It's bad luck, mark my words!</caption>
<character name="marx" action="leaves"/>
<caption location="top middle" fgcolor="red">Consider them marked.  Len, get me someone more piratical.</caption>
<character name="lenin" aspect="faceleft"/>
<caption location="bottom left" fgcolor="red">Aye, aye, cap'n!</caption>
<caption location="bottom right">NEXT: LESS BILGE!</caption>

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