Lyle Lovett once sang, "That's right, you're not from Texas, but Texas wants you anyway" (then again he also once claimed to be a bear, so relocate at your own risk). Repaying Texas' hospitality in defiantly Austin style, Futureman Graphics.
Futureman's an Austin native whose simply drawn, oft-quirky t-shirts both pay homage to the Lone Star, and defend his hometown against the rest of the state's encroachments, from conservatism to...normalcy. The line starts with a boom-box sporting TX-shaped speakers and the Bud Adams-dissing "Remember the Oilers", then gets fiercely ATX with "Stop Dallasing Austin" (stick figure chopping trees/proudly welcoming buildings) and a pictorial "Keep Austin Weird" featuring a key and an ear, the best aural fashion statement since Dolph Lundgren in Universal Soldier. Don't remember? It's on cable right now. Meanwhile, ATX attitude's reflected in both "My other car is my f***ing legs" and the more libertarian "Truth", sporting a cigarette pack labeled "Delicious" -- scandalous, but not compared to old-timey ads tacking on "and Nutritious".
Coming soon are eerie octopus and squid designs, as well as the Marley-trumping "Legalize It", depicting a plant ID'd as Erythroxylum coca -- not from Texas, but judging by DEA figures, Texas wants it anyway.