A friend tipped us off recently to Sean McBride and his series of animations starring Tony, a friend of his who is also, Sean says, "kind of a jerk."
"As part of his plan for me to make him famous, he forced me to make these Flash cartoons about the two of us," he says. Will it work? For the foreseeable future, they'll be appearing here every Wednesday, where you'll be able to chart Tony's quest for fame.
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