Rocco Tartamella & Vinnie Tartamella

What will you spend your $25 on?

Probably on toys that I sculpted. 🙂

How long have you been visiting TATE’S?
3 or 4 (we moved a lot).

How old are you?
Old enough to appreciate the finer things in life!

How do you make a living? Freelance artists.

If you could do ANYTHING, how would you make a living?
Making a living as artists would be great!

Do you have any pets? What are their names? No.

Do you have any tattoos? No.

What was you favorite toy as a child? — Now?
As a child, Boom Boom (from C.O.P.S.) – Now, my Blood Axe Spawn (that Vinnie designed & Rocco sculpted) or Nobunaga (sculpted him too)

What is your most bizarre childhood memory?
Moving away from New York.

What is the one thing that irritates you the most?
Thieves! When you work so hard on something, then someone with no face comes along and steals it!

What is your favorite smell? Never thought about it, maybe a bakery.

What do you collect? Everything we design and sculpted, comics like Conan & Army of Darkness are great too!

What are some of your hobbies? Creating new art, watching movies and manga.

Favorite Comic/Manga?
Conan comic. Favorite manga is Mezzoforte.

Favorite Cartoon? Futurama

Favorite Movie? So many it’s hard to choose!

What is your favorite bumper sticker? If Tate’s Comics has one, then TATE’S! 🙂

What is your favorite T-Shirt? The one designed by us:

What is your dream car?
One that gets us from point A to point B!

What superpowers do you wish you possessed?
Mind control! Go to!!

If you could banish anyone into the sun, who would it be?
Thick headed people and thieves!!

What Character on The Simpsons do you identify most with?
Rocco: Sideshow Bob (Aspiring to Mr. Burns)
Vinnie: Mr. Burns 😉

Most treasured possession?
Rocco: All 80 sculptures I have so far.
Vinnie: Pencil and paper.

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Favorite websites?,,, and!