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Tuesday Doodle – Not Fast Enough

Today’s doodle is another one I did sitting on the couch while watching television. It was drawn in a 6 inch by 9 inch sketchbook manufactured in India for Ticonderoga and was sold at Target. It’s got a wire binding … 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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What I Miss About Comics – Wally Wood

This is an independently published comic by master illustrator Wally Wood. It also features work by Spider-Man and Doctor Strange co-creator Steve Ditko! Marie Severin who is one of my all time favorites provides colors. This issue is really the … Continue reading

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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 Hundred Horrific Pages for Half a Buck!

A buddy of mine chased down a well-worn and well loved comic that he had once owned and lost to the vagaries of time and fortune. It’s DC Super Spectacular No. 4 and was published by DC Comics in 1971. … Continue reading

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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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Doodle Tuesday – The Dork Knight

A doodle I recently uncovered which I probably did back when I was in grade school in the early 1970s. The live action Batman TV series was probably on an endless cycle of reruns at the time guaranteeing that much … Continue reading

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Peace Through Superior Firepower

So for a $1.98, am I protecting myself and my loved ones with steely fists or a board I can carry anywhere?

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It seemed like a good idea at the time…

Behold…the FUTURE! …or at least it was about 20 years ago.

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2 to 6 Inches Guaranteed

I found this unlikely claim in issue #186 of The Incredible Hulk published by Marvel Comics in 1975. I’m wondering what the folks at Tall-Up provided for 35¢ and how they could possibly guarantee results. All ages? No gimmicks? Really? … 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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Pink Zeppelin – The Vector Version

IN THE FUTURE… is how these things usually start, but this terrible tale takes place IN THE PAST… A nuclear conflagration ended the world as we knew it in 1980. Hellfire rained from the sky leaving pitiful few to battle it out … Continue reading

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Just Like Heaven

A year ago I was polishing off what turned out to be one of my all-time favorite sketchbooks which I referred to as The Sketchbook from Heaven. I tried to find or, in some cases, make a replacement, but nothing … Continue reading

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Ask Your Father

Ma, it says right here that they’ll send ya ‘ONE PREGNANT MALE who will give birth to as many as 25 babies!’ How can that be, Ma? How can that be?

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