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When Werewolves Attack…

…fight like hell!

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Mesmerized by a Cheap Sketchbook

My love affair with a three-dollar sketchbook meant for the juvenile market continues as I find myself doodling in it regularly. I keep it within reach in case inspiration strikes and I have to jot down a note or scribble … Continue reading

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Temporary Tattoos

Back when only bikers, sailors and circus freaks had tattoos, kids could exhibit their countercultural zeal and longing to be different like everyone else by donning a tee-shirt emblazoned with a garishly colored, usually rudely humorous decal. Along the boardwalks … Continue reading

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Flying a Kite at Night?

I was flipping through an old comic when I came across this advertisement which made me think of the truly terrible 1979 version of Dracula starring Frank Langella as the count and Laurence Olivier recycling his awful accent from A … Continue reading

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Barbershop Comics

Some deep cleaning in work turned up a wonderful stack of old comics. I’m not sure who the comics belonged to and nobody currently working there has laid any claim to them. I refer to this odd stack of funny … Continue reading

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AAAAAY! Wear the Fonz!

This Fonz T Shirt ad appeared in Justice League of America No. 138 published by DC comics in 1977.

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Confronting Destiny

It’s not necessarily a ringing endorsement of the product that Chipper is selling, but it seems he has come to a greater understanding of human nature and of himself. I wonder what else he tried to peddle.

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A Familiar Face

As is usually the case, I was looking for something else when I came across an old stash of comics books. I immediately forgot about whatever I was originally looking for as I gleefully thumbed through my four-colored, battered beauties. … Continue reading

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Fat Sacks of CASH

Apparently,  some time around the middle of the twentieth century this fellow was making FAT SACKS OF CASH selling America’s Greatest Family Newspaper GRIT. At least that was the potential promise to young entrepreneurs willing to sell this weekly publication … Continue reading

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Dick Blick Licked

I’ve put another sketchbook to rest. I’ve had this one for a while. I bought it from Dick Blick back in 2012. I think I bought it because I thought an 8 inch by 10 inch pad would be a … Continue reading

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