I made this cake for a friend's birthday. Victor suggested I make an iPod Touch cake but I really couldn't figure out how to pull that off, so I went with the iconic image from the Watchmen. For those not familiar with Watchmen, one of the characters, The Comedian, wears a smiley face button. The Comedian is killed in the opening sequence...pushed out a window actually and his smiley face button lands next to him and gets splattered with blood. So, that image is the inspiration of this cake's design. Included is a picture (bottom) of the smiley face before I added the blood splatter since I thought it turned out pretty cool and I was afraid I was going to mess up the splatter.
It was a devil's food cake with buttercream icing.
(* Post title translation for the non-Latin speaking, non-comic book loving crowd: Who watches the watchmen?)