Father tells son with bumps and bruises to market himself instead of crying - Don't cry; market yourself!

Screen reader version: 

A young boy sits on the sidewalk, crying, with a Band-Aid on his face and two on one hand. His sweatshirt and jeans each contain a few rips, and he has one black eye. Sitting beside him, his father says, “Don’t just cry, son. Start marketing yourself.”

 

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Shelli Pruett is a Los Angeles-based artist. She has a degree in Fine Arts from New College in Sarasota, Florida. Her work has been published in many venues, including The Wall Street Journal. Her cartoons range from the pithy and philosophical to the whimsical. They’re about life and spirituality in this modern world, as well as alternate worlds of imagination.