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Creator of Hank D and the Bee. Environmental cartoons found in/on: Yes! magazine, PBS's Urban Conversion, Center for Media and Democracy, Greenpeace, Planetsave, NaturalPapa, Elephant Journal and more…

Choose the New Character for Hank D and the Bee!

These were my 6 favorite suggestions for a new character. Please make your vote in the comment section below this post (or tweet it to @GreenCartoons). Thanks to all who made suggestions!

Thoughts on the potential new characters:
An angry flower: There were many flower suggestions, so the type of flower (I think I like Black Eyed Susan the best) and whether or not he/she is angry is up to you. Feel free to be specific in your vote.
A love interest for bee: Suggested by two people–my dad being one–so I had to add her.
A worm: I love worms! It’s an easy addition. Too easy?
A Politician: An interesting (and topical) suggestion from EcoChildsPlay’s Jennifer Lance. I was going to draw the politician simply as a wig, but decided to add the question mark…may go back to just the wig.
A goat: Another great backyard animal. I drew a young goat with shoes, just ‘cuz.
An egg with legs: I liked this suggestion mostly because Wendy is so silent and you’d think an egg in a shell would be as well, but I’d make him/her very chatty. However, I feel like this character already exists. Is anyone aware of an egg-with-legs cartoon character?

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15 comments on “Choose the New Character for Hank D and the Bee!

  1. Panyaanya
    February 2, 2012

    Sheldon on Garfield and Friends was an unhatched egg with feet: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garfield_and_Friends#Regular_characters_2

    • Joe Mohr
      February 2, 2012

      That’s right! I knew there was one. Ok the egg is out of the running.

      Thanks!

  2. Sean Curry
    February 2, 2012

    I am voting for Black Eyed Susan (Can work as a love interest for Bee since he can help with polination) , plus I have a preferene to the original suggestion (me)!! Besides the female bee just looks like Bee in Drag. Maybe Susan can start off angry and through her “blossoming” love with Bee becomes happy.

  3. Sean Curry
    February 2, 2012

    I’m sorry, forgot we’re not voting on story arcs. I vote for susan.

    • Joe Mohr
      February 2, 2012

      Hey, my ever-creative cousin can always help with story lines…

      Thanks Cuz!

  4. Bita
    February 2, 2012

    Goat with shoes.

  5. Oma
    February 2, 2012

    Grandpa worm

  6. Cat
    February 2, 2012

    I *LOVE* the black-eyed susan, angry. I also like the bee with lipstick. Way to go Cuz!!!

    • Joe Mohr
      February 2, 2012

      I’ll take bee with lipstick as ur first choice since Sean certainly influenced your BES decision :)

      Thanks!!!

      • Sean
        February 2, 2012

        I don’t influence. It’s one of her favorite flowers, so she influenced me…..Seriously, all a goat would do is try to eat the shoes off of his/her feet.

      • Joe Mohr
        February 2, 2012

        One of my faves too. U can rest assured that is BES does not get picked she will be in a cartoon at some point. Besides, a goat with shoes! Shoes! Hilarious ;)

        It’s actually getting close between bee, goat and BES. But goat’s still in the lead…

  7. Sarah Orrin
    February 2, 2012

    An angry flower: just for sean

  8. Kathy
    February 3, 2012

    I vote for angry flower! Its the best.

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