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Leela the Riveter by Gulliver63 Leela the Riveter by Gulliver63
I'm still in this 1940's Warner Brothers kick, and what could be more iconic of that era but the famous Rosie the Riveter poster. Actually we picture Leela in the thick of the combat, but she could just as easily use a rivet gun for a 12-hour shift. Look at those cannons! BTW, here is the original Rosie done by J. Howard Miller in 1942 [link] for Westinghouse Company. It was truly fun doing this picture, as Corel let me use the same colors as are on the original poster. So just keep in mind that "we can do it" - what that might be is up to you. And remember - buy war bonds so Zapp can defeat those horrible Tarantuloids...

BTW, the original Rosie had a button with her daughter's picture on her collar...note the Nibbler button.
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Jose-Ramiro Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2014
Hey, great one.
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Gulliver63 Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2014
Thanks!
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Jose-Ramiro Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2014
YW
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Resy-Wenlovek-Rem Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2013   Artist
rofl-ha!ha!ha! Globmpt girl ..., Riveter hat!?
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Gulliver63 Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2013
Thanks! And hello in Russia.
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so-not-perfect Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2012
that's a wonderful piece! makes me think of "you gotta do what you gotta do" from the very first episode :) great great job, instant +fav
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Gulliver63 Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2012
Thanks! Last year I got out of a terrible job situation...Leela was like my patron saint. I used to put her image up on whiteboards with the words "You gotta do what you gotta do." It was sort of like writing "Kilroy was here." [link]
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so-not-perfect Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2012
Well then, I'm glad you got through that, AND with Leela's helping hand :) take care
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Gulliver63 Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2012
Here then, is the patron saint... [link]
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so-not-perfect Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2012
hahaha, woah, now that's some totally unexpected AND interesting take on Leela... i never thought i'd live to see her so pious and yet somehow it works :P good job!
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