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Fast Food Mafia, final by silentsketcher Fast Food Mafia, final by silentsketcher
PRINTS AVAILABLE! You can purchase an 11x17" gloss print for $7, plus an additional $5 for mailing costs. Send me a note here on deviantArt or e-mail me if you're interested. I accept payment through PayPal.

I've had to be patient, since I wanted this to look just right. But believe me, I've been very eager during the whole process to see this end result. :excited:

What started out as a simple drawing grew a lot more complex, especially after the sudden popularity of the original. So I decided to add some more characters and arrange it with the intent of making prints. I've still got to drive over to the printers sometime to make sure, but I'm confident that it will go smoothly. When I'm positive I'll be sure to let you all know, so you can purchase 11x17" prints of this. And of course they won't have the watermarks.

Most of these characters I'm sure you'll recognize, but I'll go down the list and attribute each one to their respective fast food chain. Also, I figured it might be special to include a few thoughts I had while creating each of them.

Going from top to bottom, left to right:

Jack In The Box
After seeing those commercials with the bus collision that results in Jack's temporary coma, specifically the amateur report that reveals the accident was a hit job involving "The King" and "R. McD.", it seemed very appropriate. Not to mention this is the second time he's had facial reconstructive surgery, according to the commercials, after certain company board members had tried to dispose of him earlier. So leaving the scars seemed like a good touch.

Right off I knew to be careful not to make Ron McDonald look like a rip-off of Dark Knight's Joker. Still, comparisons have and will be made, but that can't be helped. :shrug: After all, they both wear suits and clown makeup. Actually, I tried to go a very different direction with Ronald and his crew. I kept thinking how =lazymills1986 might design them. (She's an awesome artist, for those who don't know. Check her out.)

Burger King
Felt like a cross between Colombian drug lord and robber baron with his design. If B.K. had a voice, he'd sound like Señor Esteban Vihaio from Kill Bill 2. However, B.K. is not a pimp. Just making that known.

Went for a more Victorian aristocrat feel in her design, but with a touch of Southern belle.

Kentucky Fried Chicken
"The Colonel" was the easiest. Didn't do anything to him, save for changing his suit gray and adding pinstripes.

Papa John's Pizza
Like "the Colonel", there wasn't much to do with "Papa" John. Honestly, having a real person to model them after takes the fun out of the creative process.

Little Caesars
Sort of looks like Clemenza from Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather, doesn't he? I didn't really see it 'til now. That was probably subconscious, since I'm a die hard Godfather fan.

Taco Bell
Okay, yes, the resemblance here was definitely intentional. Think Tony Montana, but with a Napoleon complex. The nickname comes from a combination of his short stature and the fact that he twitches constantly, since he's a user. Yes friends, he's a junk food junkie. :XD: As Frank Lopez says, "Rule number two: don't get high on your own supply."

Panda Express
This was fun to do, since all I had to go on was the panda in their logo. If you're curious about the front of her dress, it's part of a traditional Chinese (or traditional Chinese-style, at least) painting I found depicting a family, I'm assuming, of pandas amongst some vegetation. You catch just part of a tree, here.

Sonic's Drive-in
Alright, now Troy "the Trojan" here is your legitimate pimp in the group. I didn't want to make it particularly obvious, since he's not your cheap street hustler. He's a man among the top of the flesh peddling hierarchy. And yes, the nickname has a few meanings behind it. Also, =Arada was pushing for a presence for Sonic's because of the girl carhops. She asked for some "roller hoes", so she got it. :XD: Sonic's apparently had an advertisement character called Katie the carhop, but I'm buggered on where to find any actual pictures or footage of her.

Remember those Quizno commercials with the talking baby, Bob? Just took him and made him up like George Nelson. I still can't help thinking of the latter in O Brother, Where Art Thou? He's so bipolar in that movie, but that's what makes him memorable.

Jared Fogle made this one interesting, since it presented me with the opportunity of doing a thin and thick version of the character as twin brothers. Reminded me a little bit of Laurel and Hardy. Also, note that the thin brother is wearing suspenders while the other is not.

Dairy Queen
When you see those red lips on the DQ commercials, and if you've seen The Rocky Horror Picture Show, your mind can't help jumping to that. =Arada had a big part in this character's creation, since she was the one who introduced me to the film in the first place. The makeup was modeled to be like Tim Curry's. I'm not into the drag queen scene myself, but that dude makes it work somehow. :XD: And I suppose watching plenty of Monty Python skits, too.

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Given 2009-09-04
Fast Food Mafia, final by ~silentsketcher is witty and inventive and sure to provoke a laugh or a smile! ( Suggested by Arada and Featured by aunjuli )
iwannasetstuffonfire Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2019  Hobbyist General Artist
Little Caesar actually sounds like a legitimate Mafia boss street name
TheCrowMaster90 Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2019
That's how mafia works!
mrbill6ishere Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2018  Student General Artist
This is hilarious.
HoshikoSoyokaze Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
So where would Chipotle fit in with this... or Five Guys...
ImdaBatman Featured By Owner May 29, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
cool :)
gneal1 Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2017
Hoping to make a little art of my own can i use your pics and how do i give you credit
Pootisofpower Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2017
So here's a random thing with baby face bob, there was a mobster in real life nicknamed baby face but I don't think his real name was bob
WesleyLayden Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2017
It's funny because all of these characters are very believable mafia members.
DragonDrawl Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2017
pichu0927 Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2017  Hobbyist Artist
it's hilariously accurate XD
pengu1nfinity Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2017  Student General Artist
Wish there was one for Popeye's.
TwitchyTory Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Triumph650 Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2017
goosetooth Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
these are great I love McDonald's design :3
idkbroijustexist Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2017
wow this is really good OH MY GOD IT WAS MADE IN 2009?!?!?!?  it better have been popular for most of the time
26-994 Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2017
Oh, where' TGI Friday's and Chick Fil-a?
26-994 Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2017
"Little" Potato

(That's what name of our Крошка Картошка chain means)(the potatoes are actually huge because of low-density planting)
BearBrushForest Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
This totally made my day! It's brilliant!
Lord-Azeran Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
I fucking love DQ and Burger King. The Wendy is super cool looking too!
maramalde Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2017
fuck I work at Dairy Queen
paladinwillsteel Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
So Bob is for Quizno's?  I thought it was for Bob's Big Boy.  Still, this is pretty cool.
boshthehedgehog Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2017
:iconthegodfatherplz: Ahm gonna' make you an offah you can't refuse...a double cheeseburgah, with chicken, fries, AND a medium drink for only five dollahs.
Chialu99 Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2017
*Italian hand gestures* Magnificent
SaintOfTheDragons Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Ah, Jared Fogle before we knew....
Great work, very entertaining to look at. :)
Ariariel Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
LOL! This is really funny XD I love how you designed The Subway Boys and MacDonald! And Panda Express... I cannot describe my fellings when i saw that!!!

Well, Star! Star! Star! Star! Star! for you!   
ares12 Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2017  Hobbyist Writer
Pure genius =D
MrSoleglad Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2017
That is just awesome and badass.
IceFoxZero Featured By Owner Edited Oct 6, 2017
This is amazing!!!! I'm very happy I stumbled upon this masterpiece, I would definitely buy a print if I could, but anyway I love what you did with the all of them, the names are just perfect :D
pocketsans595 Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2017  Student Digital Artist
i see

whos the god father
FactionParadox Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2017
Unbelievably Great!  This is AWESOME!!  So freakin' Cool!
Ferioh Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2017
should've added white castle and jolibees...
snivyfanno1 Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Where`s the fast food police when you need them? Police
Also, I was thinking you could do something with Five Guys. Maybe they`re quintuplets or something?
wabblebabble123 Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2017
Pizza Hut?
IntraMed Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Carl's Jr/Hardee's?

Bob's Big Boy?

I see Bob's Big Boy as a Don on the rise. That would be awesome.
CapricornDiem456 Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2017
What about the Hamburglar & the Noid?
GabyGirl1243 Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2017
Fabuloso xD
tsumefan2 Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2017  Hobbyist Writer
what about chick-fil-a?
CATACRY160 Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
get out
tsumefan2 Featured By Owner Edited Oct 7, 2017  Hobbyist Writer
um ok?? i can comment whatever i want on this?
CATACRY160 Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Nope....don't even put bad puns in it....
tsumefan2 Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2017  Hobbyist Writer
so chick fil a doesn't need to be in the mafia?
CATACRY160 Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh I thought you made a bad joke is chick fil a is a restaurants
tsumefan2 Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2017  Hobbyist Writer
i wasn't making a bad joke
CATACRY160 Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
OK sorry for misunderstanding lol I didn't think about that
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CloboTheGamer Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2017
I keep seeing this comment...
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