Monthly Archives: May 2011

What I Miss About Comics – Credit Where Credit is Due

Happy Memorial Day!

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This Sunday Matinee is Brought to You by Vanquish

This week we switch from movies to television and we switch presenters from Joe to Mrs. Crankipants, so take it away Mrs C! Hello, boys and girls! Where’s that kid that was supposed to bring me my drink? Tired of … Continue reading

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The Murphy House – Westville, New Jersey Circa 1982

Here’s another image from my stash of art school negatives, but this time we skip across the Delaware River to the town of Westville, New Jersey. This is a shot of a greasy spoon called the Murphy House. It was … Continue reading

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34 Years Ago

Yeah, Star Wars came out on this date 34 years ago, but something more important to me personally came out the same year. How to Draw Monsters by Larry Evans came out in 1977. It is a how-to-do-it book, but … Continue reading

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What I Miss About Comics – Untold Riches!

Jiminy Cricket on a CRUTCH!!! Would you just look at that fat wad of cash that chubby kid is flashing! Cripes, I’m going to give up my meth lab and get me a paper route!

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Sunday Matinee – The Atomic Brain

This film which was also known as Monstrosity is an utter piece of crap, but it’s one of those things that I saw on Dr. Shock when I was in grade school, and it remained lodged in some dusty corner … Continue reading

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Something About the Eye of the Beholder

Here’s another shot of Philadelphia circa 1982. The banner stretching across the street on the right of the picture is for Electricity which was a free weekly newspaper at the time.

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I was a PC Before I Was a Mac

Of course I was!

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Vintage Mini-Comics

16 pages plus cover. 1 staple. Measured 6.875″ x 3.0625″. It came with the GI Joe Scuba set that included a rubber shark that was nowhere near the ferocious scale depicted in the comic.

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What I Miss About Comics – That Johnny PayCheck Moment

Having a bad day, Bunky? Well, fortunately for you that comic book that you brought to accompany your liverwurst sandwich and bottle of Faygo orange soda on your lunch break may hold the solution to all of your problems!

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