Early Concept Art

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This is a list of the artwork featured in the "Early Concept Art" section of the Gallery on the main Lackadaisy site. A brief description and significance to the overall storyline is included.

Name of Illustration Description
"Rocky Rickaby" Early design work for Rocky.
"Calvin "Freckle" McMurray" Early design work for Freckle. Based on a real cat.
"Mitzi May" Early design work for Mitzi.
"Wick Sable" Early design work for Wick. One sketch is dated October 1929.
"Ivy Pepper" Early design work for Ivy. Also based on a real cat.
"Mordecai Heller" Early design work for Mordecai.
"Serafine Savoy" Early design work for Serafine.
"Nico Savoy" Early design work for Nico.
"Trouble Boys" Rocky has a rough day...before shooting off part of his ear. Freckle's trouble with guns and failing out of the police academy established.
"After-party" Mitzi, Rocky and Freckle passed out together.
"Tiddlywinks" Why Calvin is called Freckle. Mitzi and Wick, Freckle playing Tiddlywinks, Rocky playing his fiddle.
"Slipshod" Rocky and Freckle are burying Sammy Scruggs. Rocky waxes poetic. First appearance of Nina. Early comic format experiment.
"Gallimaufry" Various sketches, including a color image of Viktor.
"Balderdash" Rocky, Freckle and Wick are discussing whether Mitzi killed Atlas. Wick refers to Mitzi as "Mitz". Another layout test.
"Rumrunner" An early draft of "Rumrunner".
"Baby Vamp" Rocky, Freckle and Wick ogle a woman and speak in the language of the day.
"Bee-Glue" Set in 1914, Rocky tries to glue flapjacks to Freckle to attract bees. It goes as well as one would expect.
"Sordid Sniffles" Viktor and Mordecai discuss the flaws of Sniffles, their driver, after Mordecai has resolved their differences.
"Valentino" Viktor and Mordecai discuss making eyes at a woman. Whether they succeed is left as an exercise for the reader (and author).
"Quick-fix" Viktor and Mordecai resolve a conflict over symmetry by removing The Poor Schmuck from the equation.
"Massacre" Viktor and Mordecai discuss Mordecai's complicated emotions in the aftermath of a...well, a massacre.
"Shenanigans" Rocky and Freckle learn the true meaning of St. Patrick's Day.
"Tannenbaum" Viktor learns the true meaning of Christmas, courtesy of his friends. Mordecai smiles in a non-threatening manner.
Wassail Viktor and Mordecai spook a number of carolers and make cranberry sauce and murder pie.