TATE'S Comics, Inc.

October 2006

October 2006

Tommy R.

What will you spend your $25 on? Most likely Frank Miller stuff.

How long have you been visiting TATE’S? Since it was in the original location (1993).

How old are you? 31.

How do you make a living? Ii’m a bass player / illustrator / neer do well.

If you could do ANYTHING, how would you make a living? The same but better paid.

Do you have any pets? Do bass guitars count as pets?

Do you have any tattoos? One embarassing one soon to be covered witha Frank Miller style Batman insignia.

What was you favorite toy as a child? — Now? The die cast Lionbot (Voltron)/ that was the best of all time. The original Optimus Prime is up there too.

What is your most bizarre childhood memory? Meeting a very coked up Sly Stone (of Sly & the Family Stone) at the convenience store by my house.

What is the one thing that irritates you the most? The Bush administration.

What is your favorite smell? A freshly opened box of crayons.

What do you collect? Comics, bass guitars, books & various sparkly pop ephemera.

What are some of your hobbies? Playing bass, comics, reading, cartoons & building musical instruments.

What is your Favorite Comic? Any well written Batman.

What is your Favorite Anime? Cowboy Bebop and FLCL

What is your Most Favorite Movie? Barring Star Wars… the Blues Brothers.

What is Your Favorite Bumper Sticker? Visualize Whirled Peas

What is Your Favorite T-Shirt? My tie dyed Iron Maiden t-shirt that I bought at a concert in ’91.

What is your dream car? Optimus Prime.

What superpowers do you wish you possessed? Batman’s superpowered discipline (that counts right?).

If you could banish anyone into the sun, who would it be? See question 10

Which character on The Simpsons do you identify most with? Ralph Wiggum

Most treasured possession? My basses & my Mac.

Do you have a homepage? www.myspace.com/thomasruffiano &www.myspace.com/maidenmiamiband

List your favorite websites: tatescomics.com, tourettesguy.com,somethingawful.comblackout.commimf.commyspace.com,youtube.comdisinfo.com & feastofhateandfear.com