Meeting/Wedding of the Waters (sculpture by Carl Milles): Todd Akin vs. Ozark Hellbender in front of St. Louis' Union Station / possible new waterpark, special appearance by the new STL LFL (Lingerie Football League) team. Such goings-on must mean it's time for the RFT's annual year end NEWS QUIZ.
As usual, take the quiz otherwise none of these odd blotter illo's will make any sense (unless you're a real news-hound):
Cover idea for the issue:
First unsuccessful drawing of Baby New Year:
After some baby plastic surgery:
Past year's quizzes: 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008
Let's hope 2013 provides us with many more weird illustrative news events!