My Workout Secret

June 25th, 2010 | Posted in General

People often ask me how I find the time to work out and body build amid all the freelance work I take on.

Well, here’s my secret…


  1. R.Kamal says:

    Lol…that’s why your drawings are so strong!

  2. jert says:

    haha awesome

  3. Hahahahaha..


  4. David says:


  5. Awesome! 4-45lb plates and NO clamp??? You have one strong wrist!
    I can also tell you are a TRUE artist because you added the shadow across your hand ….very cool Tom.

  6. Nate says:

    Lol. Wow! I’d hate to see your eraser…

  7. RC says:

    You should draw hangin’ from the ceiling like Tom Cruise in Mission: Impossible for your art abs!

  8. Dan Collins says:

    Don’t forget that lower body.

  9. Mark Engblom says:

    LOL! Now I know your secret!

    Ah…gotta love Photoshop.

    Uh…this IS a Photoshop trick, right? 😉

  10. Steckley says:

    Ya still MISTEM!

  11. Dave says:

    Tom shouldn’t you use a spotter when you

  12. Frahm says:

    I’d ask you in the mailbag how to draw with firmness… But now i thought better.

  13. Chris says:

    glad you didnt break something like this out for rookie training!!!!!

  14. Cade says:

    Looks like your really reping out those panels too.

  15. Leandro says:

    Hey Tom, just arrived at LA.. Enjoying a lot!
    Today we will go to magic mountain… In july 8th will be at San Diego… I saw a recent post of you about an Event that is going to happen there…
    Is that right? Could you give some tips…?

    Thanks, Leandro

    • Tom says:

      I will be in San Diego at the end of July for Comic Con, but that’s my only plan for a West Coast trip.

  16. Mayckel Marcke says:

    Hi Tom wanted to first congratulate you for the great artist you are, I’m from Brazil I live in Balneario Camboriu, and subscribe to MAD from very , and I am very happy today to be able to give my congratulations to one of the artists who are part of MAD family!!


New profile pic courtesy of my self-caricature for the Scott Maiko penned article “Gotcha! Mug Shots of Common (but Despicable) Criminals” from MAD 550

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