Wednesday, October 6, 2010


Papa Duke drew a number of character sketches for Monaco Cool.

The first features Lyin' Leon.

From Monaco Cool:

"Lyin' Leon is the high priest of the Dauphin Verte's currency wizards. He boasts of running fifty-two companies that supposedly span the globe. And if it's true, Dauphin must be world headquarters, because that's where Leon holds court six times a day, walking a beat between the bustling cafe and his Shangri-la apartment around the corner. And if he sees you--bang!--you're nailed for another thirty-minute discourse on the status of his worldly assets.

"It's easy to tell when Lyin' Leon is telling a whopper. His eyes bulge out of their sockets as he says, 'I have three Porsches back home,' and he swings his head a full ninety degrees to the right, twisting his neck, as if to say, Here I go again..."