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Key West’s Flying Tiger Burrito Bomber Taco Truck

12 June 2015

Key West’s Flying Tiger Burrito Bomber Taco Truck

24° 33′ 28″ N / 81° 48′ 19″ W

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Mr. Bomber Van Sharkson created by Rick Worth — photo by Joseph May

Artists can find inspiration from almost everywhere and can be motivated for any number of reasons. This aviation influenced art is a creation of Rick Worth — an artist in Key West who has used several dozen vehicles as canvases in that town. His motivation was from a gourmet taco and gourmet eatery who desired a “warship” to fight bland food named Garbo’s Grill. The van is part of the branding of Garbo’s, has a website page and is known as, Mr. Bomber Van Sharkson.

Mr. Bomber Van Sharkson — photo by Joseph May

Mr. Bomber Van Sharkson’s front end showing its shark’s mouth and taco “victory symbols” — photo by Joseph May

Worth seem to have had the same inspiration for the bomb girl as artist Keron Grant who has this print called Suicide Bomber and original art work Bombshell. Take a look and see for yourself. Additionally, if you use “girl riding a bomb” in Google or Bing images you will see countless other artists’ interpretations of this apparently popular subject.

Mr. Bomber Van Sharkson — photo by Joseph May

Mr. Bomber Van Sharkson burrito bomber girl, taco in hand (note the barbettes in the rear) — photo by Joseph May

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