The Blockhams in "SPECIAL CHARACTER"

The Blockhams in "SPECIAL CHARACTER"

Submitted by Six Zero on March 27th, 2013 at 3:30 PM

 

When we last left off with our heroes...
DESMOND BLOCKHAM WAS IN AN ACCIDENT LAST WEEK
that may or may not have involved, well, a Twosie.  A tandem bicycle.
He was then DIAGNOSED WITH A STRANGE CONDITION which
in turn prompted him to attempt to walk on to the Michigan
football team.  After being mauled on a controversial play
that some readers say drew the ire of the football gods,
DESMOND WAS OFFERED A SPOT ON THE TEAM
by Coach Hoke. And so he was sent to the
equipment manager to get his uniform...

SPECIAL CHARACTER

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Yeah, I know this isn't how it works. But pretty much every story I've ever heard about Big Jon Falk is that he's a pretty nice guy and has helped thousands of people out over the years.  Besides, we're talking about a scrawny kid who's been invited onto the team because of some bizarre medical condition straight out of a bad Syfy made-for-TV movie.  So perhaps you can suspend your disbelief regarding the appropriate process for assigning uniform numbers to walk-ons as well.
 

As of the time of this writing there are currently no semi-colon jerseys
available for sale at the MDen. But it is, after all, only spring.

 

Friday Fun will probably make fun of the word Jayhawk in some way. Go Blue.


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The Blockhams in "TACKLING DUMMY"

The Blockhams in "TACKLING DUMMY"

Submitted by Six Zero on March 21st, 2013 at 1:58 PM

 

When we last left off with our heroes...
DESMOND BLOCKHAM WAS IN AN ACCIDENT LAST WEEK
that may or may not have involved, well, a Twosie.  A tandem bicycle.
He was then DIAGNOSED WITH A STRANGE CONDITION which
in turn prompted him to attempt to walk on to the Michigan
football team.  Here is his tryout...

TACKLING DUMMY

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Yes, we kept him in.

Today's cameos were planned well into last week and were in full pre-production when the news broke yesterday about Jake Ryan's unfortunate injury.  After going through the typical AARRGGHH PANIC like the rest of you, I was torn with what to do about it-- should I substitute him with another player, leave it be, or scratch the whole story.

In the end I posed the question on Twitter, and received an overwhelming collective response instructing me to KEEP HIM IN.  "HE'S HURT, NOT DEAD," etc.  And so here he is.  Truly heartbreaking stuff, and I hope his little Blockhamized appearance now serves as a tribute to our temporarily fallen hero.  Godspeed, Jake Ryan-- we all love watching you play, big fella.

 

Friday Fun will probably have something to say about basketball.  Dear Lord let it be good.


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The Blockhams in "THE DIAGNOSIS"

The Blockhams in "THE DIAGNOSIS"

Submitted by Six Zero on March 14th, 2013 at 3:45 PM

For those of you that missed it...
DESMOND BLOCKHAM WAS IN AN ACCIDENT YESTERDAY
that may or may not have involved, well, a Twosie.  A tandem bicycle.
Be sure to read yesterday's strip in the link above before moving on to...

THE DIAGNOSIS

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Yes, that's right, next week the Blockhams will go to the practice field.
And it will not be pretty.  You have been warned.

 

Friday Fun will highlight today's Senior Pro Day.


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The Blockhams in "SUPER ATHLETE"

The Blockhams in "SUPER ATHLETE"

Submitted by Six Zero on March 7th, 2013 at 1:58 PM

 

SUPER ATHLETE

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Apologies to everyone expecting a Purdue victory strip.  Started it last night when the game was still in doubt.  As for where the idea came from, well, I guess it was a parental moment.

Personally I was more into the comics back in the day.  Good times.

 

Friday Fun will address what's at stake this weekend.  No pressure, boys.


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The Blockhams in "THE LIGHTS HAVE GONE OUT"

The Blockhams in "THE LIGHTS HAVE GONE OUT"

Submitted by Six Zero on February 28th, 2013 at 11:21 AM

 

THE LIGHTS HAVE GONE OUT

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If it hurts, it's only because I want you to start hating Bump more.

 

But go ahead, neg away.  Especially if it makes you feel better.

 

Apologies for the not-so-ambitious execution here.  For those of you following along in the depths of Twittervania, we had a little emergency around here yesterday.  Everything's cool (thanks for the concern and well wishes), but it's a miracle I put anything up.  Promise more art-like stuff next week.

Friday Fun will take a look at recruiting tomorrow... don't miss it.


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The Blockhams in "NEEDS MORE DENARD"

The Blockhams in "NEEDS MORE DENARD"

Submitted by Six Zero on February 21st, 2013 at 1:16 PM

 

NEEDS MORE DENARD

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All apologies for dropping this a day late.  Just some stuff on the professional side of things that demanded immediate and front-burner attention.

I'm not going to presume to know what's gone wrong with UM's hockey season this year; I've attended no games and watched only a few periods of action.  The bottom line is, I just wanted to draw Denard all suited up for action.  I mean, can you blame me?

 

Friday Fun will involve me drawing something about Michigan athletics.  I'll do it on Friday, and it might even be Fun.


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The Blockhams in "SPARTAN TRADITION"

The Blockhams in "SPARTAN TRADITION"

Submitted by Six Zero on February 13th, 2013 at 1:01 PM

 

SPARTAN TRADITION

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I'd like to pre-emptively apologize to all of the Sparty fans who'll be sure to write in and complain that this is not at all how a sofa looks after it's been torched on a porch.  I'm sorry-- I have no reference.  I've never burned a couch, sofa or loveseat.  Not even a futon.

I'd never make it as a Sparty... Thank you Jesus.

 

Friday Fun will involve me drawing something about Michigan athletics.  I'll do it on Friday, and it might even be Fun.


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The Blockhams in "SIGNING DAY, 2013"

The Blockhams in "SIGNING DAY, 2013"

Submitted by Six Zero on February 6th, 2013 at 1:45 PM

 

SIGNING DAY, 2013

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Yeah, I'll post this now, even though I know everyone's reading the Live Blog before Coach Hoke's press conference begins. Good day, no surprises...

I also used to do a post on this day every year cautioning all of us to remember not to rain on any young man's dreams today, this is their moment to shine. etc.  But as far as I can see there's no rain on the forecast.  Great class, great day, Great To Be, etc.

Friday Fun will discuss this thing called basketball, and how exciting it was last night.


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The Blockhams in "NUMBER ONE"

The Blockhams in "NUMBER ONE"

Submitted by Six Zero on January 30th, 2013 at 2:39 PM

 

NUMBER ONE

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Go ahead, my friends.  Put it up, take a lap around the office.  You deserve it.

Friday Fun will celebrate last Saturday, one of the Greatest Saturdays in the Offseason since last year's Most Greatest Saturday in the Offseason.  Don't miss it.


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The Blockhams in "IMAGINARY"

The Blockhams in "IMAGINARY"

Submitted by Six Zero on January 23rd, 2013 at 2:11 PM

 

IMAGINARY

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Yeah, I know... at this point I think I'm starting to get sick of my own jokes on it.  It's hard to believe that only a week has passed since the whole fiasco broke.  And I just couldn't resist an opportunity to archive the Lennay Kekua saga in the full Blockhams series itself... and this whole topic just begged for a good ol' Bump strip.  

Friday Fun continues on Friday.  Any requests?


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