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"Invention, my dear friends, is 93% perspiration, 6% electricity, 4% evaporation, and 2% butterscotch ripple." - Willy Wonka

I've been walking around a good long time on this planet and, like most people, I've had the occasional idea for a new product of which I honestly thought millions would beat a path to my door to obtain in return for large sums of cash. I knew in my avaricious little heart that I would be the new Popeil and millions would have a Pocket Mikey (pat. pend.) stashed away, ready to whip out at a moment's notice to amaze friends and family.

Then I read the government-approved manual on obtaining patents. Actually, it should be called "How Not to Obtain a Patent in a Million-Kajillion Years You Wretched Little Cretin", because unless you're fabulously wealthy, have a team of crack patent attorneys at your beck-and-call and are willing to wait basically forever-and-a-day for patent approval then you're chasing the wrong pipe dream.

I think that's why I decided to become a web cartoonist. It allows free rein of my imagination and requires no outlay of capital outside of a few hours of time.

Besides, if I ever someday decide to commit these comics to paper there might yet be one or two people out there with a Pocket Mikey to share with friends.

Yeah, that would be cool.


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