Tom O’Donnell is a comedy writer and cartoonist living in Brooklyn, NY. He has written for McSweeney’s, Madatoms.com, and Broken News Daily. He had a long-running weekly comic strip in the New York Press, and his comics have appeared in many other publications. He is a graduate of Yale University.
The thrilling intergalactic adventures of four kids in spaceas told by Chorkle, a hilarious alien!
It all happened because of Feeney’s Original Astronaut Ice Cream. Those accursed pink bars entranced me with their sugary magic! But I digress . . .
Life on Gelo was fine until the fur-headed humans” arrived. They invaded our peaceful asteroid with their loud drill machines and their endless greed, stealing our precious Iridium to take back to their weird looking blue-and-green planet.
Then the mothership took off and four little hair-heads were marooned here. But thank Jalasu Jhuk that Hollins, Becky, Nicki, and Little Gus are actually pretty cool. They have awesome gadgets like hologram games and rocket bikes, and they can pilot starships!
But there’s plenty the juvenile humans don’t know, like how to fight a ferocious thyss-cat or ride a giant usk-lizard. They’re decidedly terrible at dealing with my stink-gland.
Luckily the Earthlings have me, Chorkle, and all five of my eyes to look after them.
If only I knew how to help them get back home . . .