Remember Baby Elena? Heck, any of you remember Harvard Right to Life's previous poster-fetus Natalie?
Well, it's telling, I think, that the syndicated poster-fetus of Catholic.net isn't a cute little girl with a vaguely Ethnostani name.
He's Umbert. Umbert the Unborn. (No, I'm not linking to him, because I don't want to give his creator - Gary Cangemi - any more traffic than my own morbid rubbernecking has given him already. And I'm not posting a strip because Umbert is rather aggressively copyrighted. But you can find his womb-site - no, I'm not making this shit up - at umbert the unborn dot com.)
Billed as "the world's most lovable unborn baby (next to yours)," little Umbert is a little white boyfetus with a penchant for spouting really tired pro-birth rhetoric in the first person. He also, over New Year's, ordered a big-screen television to be delivered inside his mother's womb (via UPS, the Unborn Postal Service, natch) so he could watch football.
Man, they start 'em young.
So I got to thinking ... where was the point of view of Umbert's
mother host body in all this? Oh, silly rabbit, points-of-view are for boyfetuses!
So, yeah. Presenting a humble little endeavor I like to call "Imogen the Incubator."
Read, and - well, if not enjoy, at least think.
View a slideshow of all the Imogen strips to date. (As of 1/22/08, there are four, each telling the story of a different "Imogen." Keep checking back as I continue to get fired-up. Also, if people want, I could just post at least the first batch here.)
(Thanks to Pandagon for the inspiration for this particular episode, and to Ginmar for going way beyond the call of duty in tracking down the Pandagon post and a similar one of her own.)