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Bad Egg by ursulav Bad Egg by ursulav
Eggs usually start out good. A good egg is pretty inoffensive. But sometimes eggs go bad. And Mortimer was a very bad egg indeed.

As a child, I always found Humpty Dumpty to be kinda creepy. And stupid. I mean, how dumb does an egg have to be to go sitting on walls? And who's bright idea was it to send the king's horses to put him back together? Reassembling an egg would be nearly impossible with tweezers, magnifying glasses, and opposable thumbs, let along trying to do it with mondo hooves. Idiocy. But creepy. And I'd been sort've blocked lately, and looking at a lot of art by the incomparable James Christensen, and the next thing you know...Mortimer, and the little egg-beater wielding assassin. Die, wicked egg!
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:iconzootycoon2fan:
zootycoon2fan Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2012
Fun fact: Bad Egg is an glitch in the Generation III Pokémon games.
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Corporal34 Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2011  Student Writer
little red riding hood vs humpty dumpty who will win!
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:iconshinianne:
shinianne Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2011  Student General Artist
:floating: that is so awesome dude
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:iconannaannamarie:
AnnaAnnaMarie Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2011
Three words... OM NOM NOM!
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Silidrea Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2010
okay thats sickly funny!
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pureangel404 Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2010
lol
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inkynebula Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2009  Professional General Artist
oops, whrong paste! sorry! i wanted to tell you that you are featured in my journal! :D [link]
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:iconinkynebula:
inkynebula Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2009  Professional General Artist
Mystakaphoros
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Doggamaran Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2009  Student General Artist
You do know humpty dumpty is named after a cannon. An 18th century cannon named humpty was set on a wall to blast the invading army. It was to heavy and calapsed into pieces. The kings horses and men represent the kings horses and men trying to rebuild it.
I keep of history. ';)
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Robogirl-81724 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2009
Love how the assasin has an egg beater. Great!
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Siubhan Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
somehow, strangely, i'm rooting for the egg.
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Cat34215 Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
haha
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Wak-tak12 Featured By Owner May 16, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Nice egg... no.... amazing egg! fav!
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:iconkieranfoy:
Kieranfoy Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2009
Sweeney Todd, Demon-egg of Fleet Farm.
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Tiziopide Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2009
XD
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waterfishFiSs Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2008
yes..... why do that idiot egg have to sit on the wall while he knows he's so freekin' fragile...

nice work... :aww:
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:iconpcubensis:
pCubensiS Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2008
amazing
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nue-koneko Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
excelent work! ..and i agree with you, humpty dumpty could be or very stupid or very sinister :fear:
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:iconbia37:
bia37 Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2008   Photographer
wow this is awesome :)
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:iconjarredspekter:
jarredspekter Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2008  Hobbyist Writer
Brilliant style! Reminds me of American Mcgee's Alice, but then again most things do :crazy:
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Why is a raven like a writing desk?
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black-cat16 Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2008
nice idea. i like it :aww:
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:iconxingie:
Xingie Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2008
I wouldn't say anything for Humpty. but, I LOVE EGGS!!! any more art on eggs? hehe. Fav :D
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MY-EKPHRASIS Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2008
great work!
:)
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BitterAndSweet Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2008
Wonderful!
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pmoni18 Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2008
this egg has been killing me for some time, because i remembered something like this, i thought that humpty dumpty was a fairy tale or something like that, didn't know the name either and couldn't find it anywhere. now i finally found it thanks to your art :p and yeah, i think it's creepy too :)
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JaxElise Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2008
hahaha! nice. this is really cool
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CabbyHat Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2007
Actually, Humpty Dumpty was originally a cast iron cannon sitting on the wall of some English fortress... can't remember which one. Some idiot commander fired it wrong and it fell off and shattered. The rhyme was made up to taunt the English.
There's your little bit of random trivia for the day :P
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Rista-liehna Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2008
Interesting... I'd heard that Humpty Dumpty was a name used to parody an historical figure, a prince or somesuch, who went into battle in armour so heavy he had to be lifted onto his warhorse (who was either named Wall, or like a wall for being bred big enough to carry his rider and the period armour), fell off in the middle of the battle and got himself killed. "All the King's horses" etc. would have had something to do with the futility of fighting after that - winning couldn't bring him back to life.

Maybe we're both right, and one was named for the other.
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CabbyHat Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2008
Perhaps. Folklore can be funny that way.
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farcry77 Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
This work is featured in the new article " Everyday things 2 - EGG" :nod:
[link]
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zJoriz Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2007
LOL this is great!
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daybee Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2007
GREAT!!!! :clap:
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CinemaRain Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2007  Student Filmographer
omg!! I saw this a few years ago Its like my favorite picture of all freaking time!!
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mumblegrumblegrrr Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2007
I see an epic battle coming, hopefully with delicious results!
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manslaughterer Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2007
*lol* what a cool story
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kaitokid05 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2007
that egg is quite bad ass
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H2Omellon Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2007
good one...hehehe....r.i.p. Scrambled Mortimer
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H2Omellon Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2007
good one...hehehe....r.i.p. Scrambled Mortimer
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killthewaitress Featured By Owner May 23, 2007
hahaah. clever.
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redcarpetbruises Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2007
nice!
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kittywoodphotography Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
Congratulations, your work has been featured in the news article 'Eggs is Eggs', which can be found here --- > [link]
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JenKristo Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2007
this image reminds me of 'The Plucker' by Brom... great illustrated book. Check it out if you haven't.
Your gallery is so exotic... very nice!
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w-p Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2006
lol
wow
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ScarySolstice Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2006
Fcuk now I'm going to have nightmares. *shiver*shiver*shiver* eghhh

I love ur imagination though <3
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Jayne-Says Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2006
im glad some one els finds these rhyms just as creepy as me. i love this.
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ephemeratics Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2006  Professional Digital Artist
Ha! What a fascinating perspective you have on this old rhyme... I love it!
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dyczer Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2006
i like the self reflection, as well as the pic, very ory original, nice work
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0-Hermit-0 Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2006
It's all so menacing. I love the muted colours of this, and the characterisation of the egg... if I can use 'characterisation' in this sense.
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Skeet-McSkazMaTraz Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2006   Photographer
this is awesome instant fav
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Sleight-of-Hands Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2006
LOL!! Thats awsome!
I alos hated Humpty Dumpty, i mean what a stupid idea, lol. Who comes up with that sorta stuff?
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