So, with the Walking Dead, and pop culture, etc... we've got a damn good idea how shitty it would be during a zombie apocalypse. But you know what would be really awful? Shambling around as a half animate decaying corpse! This is the dream I had last night...
Usually I have very B-movie dreams, like deleted scenes from Mad Max (which are kind of awesome), or I'm cutting through hordes of vampires or zombies like Michonne's katana wielding BFF. But last night I got a taste of what it's like on the shit eating side. I was a horrible rotting zombie. And it totally sucked. Very bad for the skin, eyes, bowels, everything. So embarrassing! You move like the drunkest idiot at the drunkest wedding, and everyone, naturally, is trying to kill you. Which is hardly fair, because you're feeling rather peckish, and simply have a very restrictive diet. Human flesh. What? Not my fault!
Another weird thing was, I could sort of communicate w/ other zombies. Not like a telepathic thing, it was more insectile. All yucky phermones and twitching. Not anything those living chumps would know about. Other zombies not a personal threat, so that was a small consolation. Not the best peer group, I must say. If you've ever known anyone with a horrible drug problem, like, "Please, stop! Your fucking teeth are falling out!" -horrible, zombies are so much worse than that.
It was an interesting paradigm shift and a fascinating change of perspective. Fighting for survival every day in a zombie infested world totally sucks. Being an actual zombie though, sucks so much worse!!
Anyway, more actual art on the way soon. My buddy and I are wrapping up another collab, just waiting for my final colors and background now: please give him a shout if you dig the lovely WWII mech line arts!