Monthly Archives: July 2011

From the Disco to the Outer Limits of Space!

It’s an ad from an old Creepy magazine which was a Warren publication. Warren also published Famous Monsters and Eerie which, like spinning racks of comic books in drug stores, are in the dustbin of history.

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Dawn of the Home Video Revolution…Kingdom of the Spiders

This one is for frequent visitor and commenter JT who mentioned this cinematic marvel in the comments section of my last Dawn of the Home Video Revolution post. As luck would have it, Kingdom of the Spiders is one of … Continue reading

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What I Miss About Comics – Harry Says

I couldn’t find a more pleasant way of earning money. -HARRY KEVORKIAN, Mich.

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You’ll Blow Your Fingers Off, Kid!

Uncle Herbert always did score the best fireworks when he headed down South to pick up cheap Pall Malls. Sadly, the last time he was down there, he tried to pick up a whole truck full of Pall Malls. It’s … Continue reading

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Have Tokens, Will Travel or Mrs. Crankipants Does Public Transit

Public transportation can be a pleasant convenience for getting around a major metropolitan area, but let Mr. Crankipants’ favorite spouse offer you kids some valuable advice particularly to you recent arrivals who thought it would be, like, awesome to live … Continue reading

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