Taka Ishii Gallery

You may remember Bill the Cat from Berkeley Breathed’s cartoon strips of the 1980s and ’90s, “Bloom County” and “Outland.” If not, Google him — a Hunter S. Thompson-esque character, Bill’s face was an asymmetrical explosion of whiskers that always appeared on the verge of causing him to tip over (if the lethal combination of liquor and the drugs that sent him to the Betty Ford rehab clinic weren’t going to do it themselves).

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