Forgot the Pinch Punch Post as usual.
It happens on the first of every month and I have the mental block about it for some reason, maybe because a lot of bills, especially the rent, are due on the 1st of the month? Anyway...
The backfiring dragon idea had been circling in the back of my mind just waiting for the right time to created, although the original idea had three dragons instead. Two of the dragons were to be demonstrating their fire-breathing capabilities, while the third was just learning the tricks of the trade and could not yet control his offense capabilities and launched out of his backside instead.
I think the three-dragon version or the single-dragon version would have worked in either case. However, I wanted the idea to be as simple and understandable as possible since it was a captionless cartoon. Having the two extra dragons may have obscured the context.
Hopefully this poor dragon will learn how to use his tools correctly sometime in the near future! :)