Thursday, March 11, 2010
WB Marvin Stacking Mugs...
(Concept & Pencils: Vince Musacchia / Color Art: Greg Wray)
This was one of my favorite assignments at WB. I was asked to design a set of stacking mugs that were shaped like a rocket ship, with the capsule on top as a sugar bowl. At Warner we were always told that Egghead, Sniffles, Baby Face, Ollie Owl and Ralph Philips weren't good for product because people preferred Bugs, Daffy, Taz, Tweety and Marvin. And we couldn't even think about using The Do-Do, because they felt that no one knew him. So when I designed this one I had to include all of them! I even brought back the original Bob Clampett-designed Tweety for the occasion. I'm glad I got at least one chance to feature these classic characters on an item.