So this is the logo for the "NROL-39" - a spy satellite launched last week by the National Reconnaissance Office. Until I saw this, I had no idea there was such a thing as a National Reconnaissance Office. But I guess there is. What is almost as disturbing as the reality of government spying though - and certainly more insulting - is that they seem to have stolen my idea from the upcoming episodes of Urban Yogini. In the next episodes, there is a character that represents the state and that character is... you guessed it... a giant octopus.
Of course, the next episodes aren't due out until early next year, so there is no way the designers at the National Reconnaissance Office could have known about this. There's no way anyone could have known about it. ...unless they were privy to the e-mail exchanges between myself and my artists.
I'm thinking a lawsuit might be in order.
BTW, here is one of the pages with my giant octopus character, skillfully represented by artists Santi and Elijah. I think it's much better than what the NRO came up with:
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