Winter2009-2010 Mike Art
"Celly Mon" or, more conventionally, "Celly Man," presents a methaphorical case of a man turning into a cellphone, or celly, after overreliance on his little pocket gadget, after it replaces pocket pool as his favorite pastime....*s*
"Victor Vesta" is a dude from Vesta, one of the two great asteroids of the Asteroid Belt. The other, Ceres, was once considered a planet, and may be so considered once again. NASA's Dawn mission will explore Vesta in 2011 and Ceres in 2015, the same year that NASA's New Horizons probe arrives at Pluto. So stayed tuned!
"Zortoobin" is an alien from an unspecified planet, but I can tell you he is not a hostile. He would love to help the Earth, if we would only ask, and he could only figure out what he could do to help, besides go to yardsales.
"Plutonian Flying Ace" is the greatest ace in the history of Pluto, sort of like the Red Baron or Chuck Yeager of our homeplanet. He can kill in the blink of an eye, so don't write nasty columns about him.
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