I designed a t-shirt a while back to make me laugh. I also needed something for the gym that was not college-wear, which as everyone knows is an open invitation for pick-up lines about mascots and “so-and-so, did you know him”? After my shirt elicited pleasant reactions from strangers, I decided to take Mantees public and now there are just a few left taking up space in my closet.
My questionable marketing pitch based on empirical evidence: They’re a huge hit at comic book conventions and with babies who are potty training. Available at City Cyclops and the Cartoon Art Museum here in San Francisco.