How to be a Ninja

On p. 27 of UNBORED, we offer some helpful tips to those kids who want to train their grownups to be a ninja. The illustration for that article, by Mister Reusch, is one of my favorite in the book. Here is Mister Reusch’s sketch for that illustration!

If you compare it with the final version, you’ll see that Mister Reusch barely changed a thing — his sketch was perfect. It made us all laugh. A lot.

In the same article, I mention that I first got the idea for the “ninja game” from watching the Pink Panther movies, with Peter Sellers as Inspector Clouseau and Burt Kwouk as his manservant/attacker Cato. Here is a scene from one of the movies. (Note that the movies are in English, although this particular video clip has been dubbed into another language.)

This video clip will also make you laugh a lot.