...the phrase is Herman Melville's; the sentiment is mine. Sketchbook scratchings & assorted ink slinging documentation + image mongering of and by the cartoonist known as J.T. Dockery. Go to jtdockery.com for more.
“Surfing the Seas of Booze.” Here’s one that was accepted by the editor, but ultimately rejected by the publisher for a book of barf humor. The demographic was considered to be kids, and the publisher, apparently disdaining a big chunk of comics and animation history, decided that booze humor is not for kids.