New Student Space Features Mural by Award-Winning Comic Strip Artists and Kent State Alumni
Popular comic strip artists Tom Batiuk and Chuck Ayers were at Kent State University on March 27 for the official opening of the new student lounge area called The Nest in the Kent Student Center. Batiuk, creator of the Funky Winkerbean comic strip, collaborates with Ayers on Crankshaft.
Had to work the school bus into the college scene somehow!
Very disappointed that Les is not depicted in his yellow shirt.
Note the falling leaf
Les the KSU alum needs a map?
Looks like Crazy Harry didn’t spend Maddie’s college fund on Tarzan comics after all!
Every school in Ohio has a graffiti’ed rock
Jim Kablichnick guest-lectures. The topic is either climate change or intelligent design.
The Crankshaft/Funky time disparity has been suspended here.
For once, Summer must play second fiddle to Queen Keisha.
I thought Dinkle’s uniform no longer fit.
Note Mrs. Dinkle in the stands.
World’s oldest bus driver.
Damn you, Crankshaft!
There she is in that damn hoodie.
So at some point, Bull and his assistant Anne will make the jump to the NCAA.
Jim will have a whole new crop of students to despise.
“…and all we got were these lousy diplomas!”
Bonus visual (pardon the quality but it’s a screen cap from this video): You know the KSU kiddies will turn out en masse to get their signed copies of “Roses in December” by Les Moore!