Carlo Bertocchini and I sent some packages to the syndicates.  It was a panel feature called ‘Tom Foolery’, which is a great name.  The gags were okay, too- the same kind of magazine-cartoon-turned-newpaper-feature that proliferated for a while.  Carlo, whom I met because of The Buckets doing a couple of weeks of BattleBot cartoons, was more dedicated to the project than I was- maybe because I was swamped with advertising cartoon jobs and getting a handle on The Buckets daily schedule.  Anyhow, the syndicates never gave us much encouragement, and this was all before I was ready to try a webcomic.  Anyhow, here’s some samples of the ol’ Tom Foolery: