06 December 2021 ~ 0 Comments

WAMI Swag’s How the Grinch Slapped Christmas

How the Grinch Slapped Christmas by illustrandy was WAMI Swag’s Tee’s the Season contest winner, and it’s easy to see why it resonated. The holiday season can be stressful and unpleasant in some ways, so it feels refreshing and cathartic to see it expressed so plainly. Plus, this entire scenario is very on-brand for the Grinch, whose too-bright neon green color clashes with the red background in a way that screams both holiday colors and discomfort. The original meme this piece parodies shows Batman slapping Robin, and the fact that the meme framing is so recognizable helps prevent the design from seeming too harsh. Even heroes have their limits…

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