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May 3rd, 2012 | Posted in Freelancing

Clicky to Embiggen…

This two page-spread illustration appears in the May issue of Sports Illustrated for Kids. It illustrates an article on the Oklahoma City Thunder pro basketball team. The gag with the nesting dolls is twofold. First, it depicts how their “inside game” is integral to their success, and also how most of the players were more-or-less anonymous behind Kevin Durant (until this year, anyway). The players shown (left to right): Durant, Russell Westbrook, James Harden, Serge Ibaka, Kendrick Perkins.

A bit of a departure from my usual style, which is always fun to do.


  1. Great stuff Tom! I see more and more of these nesting dolls “popping up”. I commend you for diligently posting daily come rain or shine, and always look forward to what you are going to share with us next. Keep up the good work my friend!


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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