Police Log Comics

I’m not the only one who finds inspiration in the police blotter column.  Cartoonist Owen Cook mines the weekly Police Log column of the Carmel Pine Cone for Police Log Comics: comic strips which illustrate the verbatim text of a police log item. Here’s a sample:


I take a police blotter item and strip it down into a haiku; you fill in the details with your imagination.  In contrast Owen’s comics retain the terse, impersonal verbiage of the original story; but his illustrations interpret the text for you, and in unexpected ways.  Yet he leaves plenty of room for your thoughtful speculation.

I think he and I get to the same place, by different roads. I heartily recommend a visit to Police Log Comics.

In the meantime, more haiku are coming soon; keep the faith, and thanks.