Pirate Mike’s Fish Friend!

Well, I love Phinn. He’s definitely one of my favorite characters. In my head, I’ve even had Phinn solo episodes, and I still may do some. I love drawing the little guy, I love his outlook on life and I love his color. He’s just such an upbeat little pragmatist. I think of him a bit as a game fellow from the 1940s. I really struggled with the boat on this one, and I think if I redrew it, the big thing to redraw would be the boat. The problem, of course, is Phinn talking and Mike and Billy being able to understand Phinn. This is particularly difficult because they can’t understand Patch the puppy. So this component remains a bit of a question mark in the strip.