I could immediately recognize the combined characters before even reading the description. That's cool.
It looks good and is an amusing concept that I'd be interested in seeing as an animation.
haha. the salad fingers similarity is something I only really noticed after drawing it, as it's based off the avatar of a member of the (long dead) theswain.com forums. he did start his own website at some point which is still up I think, you can see a few other members' interpretations there.