Ryan Kramer, aka ToonHole Ryan, draws hilarious comics with unexpected twists that give us new insights into how weird our world really is. He’s part of ToonHole—a group of friends who illustrate funny cartoons. Together with his buddies Chris, John, and Mike, Ryan posts awesome content online on Monday and Friday for all of us to enjoy.

Ryan’s currently directing on Looney Tunes at Warner Bros. and he says that apart from making comics, he likes raising kids, enjoys meditation, fitness, and philosophy. He’s a real polymath who also loves breakfast burritos. And who can blame him for that? I mean, who doesn’t like breakfast burritos? Ryan has also released a book called “Don’t Leave Me Hanging” that is chock full of his gag comics. Scroll down for Bored Panda's in-depth interview with Ryan to learn more about his art and creative process! Don't forget to upvote your fave comics and let us know in the comments what you think of them.

The ToonHole dudes have been together since 2010 and all together they’ve drawn more than 1k comics (not to mention some animations as well). You can check out Bored Panda’s post about Ryan’s pal Chris Allison’s cartoons right here and our other post about the entire ToonHole gang’s awesome comics right here.

More info: Instagram | Twitter | Facebook | ToonHole.com | Ko-Fi

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Hans
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11 months ago

Excellent one. Like all people who tweet if something happens instead of really helping.

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ADHORTATOR
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11 months ago

that's cute

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Kaisu
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11 months ago

Amazon

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Ryan told Bored Panda that he’s inspired to keep drawing because he gets a satisfying feeling when he finishes something he likes. “It’s extra rewarding if my readership receives it well, too,” he added.

“I developed my style through a fondness of classic cartoons and MAD magazine. I’m also inspired by my peers in the animation industry and the webcomic world,” the illustrator revealed.

We were also interested to find out how Ryan and his friends met and founded ToonHole. “I met the other ToonHole guys in college and we bonded over a love of old cartoons and similar drawing sensibilities. It’s always a challenge to grow your audience consistently since media platforms are always evolving and moving the goalposts. It’s also a challenge to get big accounts and content aggregators to appropriately credit your shared work,” he shared some of the challenges that they as creators faced.

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Nash Nopper
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11 months ago

love it!

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Eirik Johnsbråten
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11 months ago

Oof...

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fro_st puppy
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11 months ago

thats just sad. on screens

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“Writing a good comic means I have to allow time for my mind to wander so I can capture an idea worth drawing,” Ryan told Bored Panda about his creative process. “A comic from start to finish is usually anywhere from 2 to 6 hours depending on complexity and style.”

Ryan added that he feels extremely grateful to have the readership and support that he’s amassed over the last 10 years. “I hope my work ushers a little more joy into the world because making these has surely given me immense pleasure.”

More than 99k people follow Ryan on Instagram and he has nearly 5.5k fans each on Facebook and on Twitter.

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Hans
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11 months ago

I expected a happy ending where all meet, seemingly randomly walking around the corridors.

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Nea
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11 months ago

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Yes, we know.. idiot!

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mummy pig
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11 months ago

Uh oh!

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Ryan’s friend Chris previously told Bored Panda a bit about what inspiration is like for him personally and gave us some more insights into how the ToonHole squad looks at art and creativity.

For Chris, inspiration is like magic and can come from anywhere: “A conversation, a book, an overheard conversation, a misheard word, or seeing somebody trip on the sidewalk. There are no rules!”

The entire ToonHole gang of friends has different approaches to art and their creative processes. For example, Chris told us that he likes to mix it up and draws some comics digitally and some using analog materials like ink, watercolor, and colored pencil. For Chris, it takes him roughly 3 hours to finish a single comic starting from the thumbnail to the finished piece.

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Eirik Johnsbråten
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11 months ago

😂

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Peachikeen
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11 months ago

Life's just not your own when you're stalking someone. I bet she never asks you where you want to go does she?

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BlackRabbit
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11 months ago

Big PP joke

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BlackRabbit
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11 months ago

is this an allusion to the campuses that accepted a "donation" in return for admission?

Aria Whitaker
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11 months ago

Yes.

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The Emerald Triangle
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11 months ago

Oh there gallons! Thank God. Till the last frame I thought they were condoms.

The Emerald Triangle
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11 months ago

My spell check sucks too apparently.

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Kent Fishburn
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10 months ago

Who's Loughlin now?

x*boots*x
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1 month ago

. . .

ILOVEBAMBOO
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1 month ago

Have fun having shoes that are way too big for you!

Mila Morris
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7 months ago

what did he get was he happy to go too school cuase i wouldnt]

Raychelle Page
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10 months ago

Wow but the mom pulled of that joke not the kid so shouldn't the mom be allowed in?

SquirrelLuvr
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10 months ago

I thought those were used condoms...lol (*clowndoms)

Grace Smith
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10 months ago (edited)

I thought they were green condoms for a second

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BlackRabbit
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11 months ago

hmmmm.. i wonder

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athornedrose
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11 months ago

Does it work for other drinks? I could really use that magic

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pei meow
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11 months ago

Oof

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DKS 001
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11 months ago

burn

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Tenzin Moore
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11 months ago

me at a church

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Hans
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11 months ago

The US in a nutshell I guess.

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Nea
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11 months ago

Sad

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logical fallacy
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11 months ago

Only if you're embalmed and then buried. If you have a natural burial with no "preservatives" and a simple coffin it's fine for the environment.

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Hans
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11 months ago

:D

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BlackRabbit
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11 months ago

Hothell hellp desk

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mummy pig
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11 months ago

Definitely didn't see that one coming

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Lulu the ©ʟɪᴄᴇɴsᴇᴅ ᴘᴏᴛᴛᴇʀʜᴇᴀᴅ®
11 months ago

OMG!! I JUST GOT THAT JOKE!!!

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BlackRabbit
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11 months ago

He's a really good Lawyer..

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BlackRabbit
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11 months ago

He just can't let it go.. wonder why?

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BlackRabbit
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11 months ago

this is some Doctor Mike material

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BlackRabbit
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11 months ago

evolution states that the features that still remain are superior traits one way or another.

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Nea
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11 months ago

Good boy!

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Daria Z
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11 months ago

Go to a library, they're usually empty in summer ;-)

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Nea
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11 months ago

And being happy is inportant

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Paul Aasajärv
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10 months ago

74/5000 Breaking as entertainment - the best before it ends about 35 years ago...

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Hans
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11 months ago

At least no virusses on the hands...

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