To tell you the truth, I’m a huge fan of awkwardly sincere music and artwork, especially when it’s bad. I lit up when I came across Cartoon Brew’s discovery of Uncle Funny Bunny and Chumpy. Man, even the name is klunky.
Most of strips have a gag in them that almost always fails to deliver, like these:
While others just kinda play out incoherently:
But my favorite moments in these strips are when the author clearly just gives up. In this strip, you can see the author clearly thought he had something with “snow bank”, but makes Chumpy mirror the author’s own ineptitude by simply declaring “I don’t understand it but …”
And nothing screams “I don’t want to put any effort into my gag” than a word balloon full of “blah blah blah”s:
Still, there’s something about this strip that just makes me smile when I read them. It kinda reminds me of my own short-lived comic strip, Nuknuk and Piney.
Check out the rest of the scans on Cartoon Brew.