Saturday, May 23, 2009

Weekly What the Heck

Welcome to the thirty-first installment of my regular feature here at the Near TPK. With continuing apologies to one of my favorite blogs, the Daily WTF, I present... The Weekly What The Heck.

Each Saturday at 10 AM Central Time I'll post one of Jen's drawings of some kind of whacked-out creature, and ask my readers: "What the heck IS that?"

I hope my readers will approach the challenge in the spirit of "Yes, and ..." - building on previous responses so everyone's ideas can be used in the final writeup. Comments are now closed on last week's entry, and I hope to have the final writeup posted tonight. Comments will be accepted on this week's entry until I post next week's entry.

So... What the heck is that? What should it do? What's up with the finny tail?

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greywulf said...

I don't know what it is but I want one.

benpop said...

It looks like a combination of a bee and a lobster, with a vaguely human face. I'm giggling at the thought of a miniature manticore with those traits. The image name is "LionBug"; that's very telling. The manticore idea is holding up! Else you could call it a "beelion" (heh heh "beeline" pun heh). A "blobster"? "Beebster"? Yeah, I don't know.