Monthly Archives: November 2019

Uh-Oh!

They’re circling my house. That’s a bad sign. There were about 25 of the carrion eaters in the scouting party. If you click on the emblem at the lower right side of the video window you can see them. I … Continue reading

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Comic Book Ads

The comic publishers did their best to separate little kids from their allowances. I always wanted a pair of those x-ray specs. Wow! you could see through ladies’ clothes! How about the surprise package? Only a dollar!  Those tiny cameras … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

I hope all of us here in the States had a good Thanksgiving. Frau Grace always does a terrific job. I chop the onions, that’s about it. My childhood friend Fred joined us. . . . . . .

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Other comics I really liked

When I was a little kid I bought little kid comics, Donald, Mickey, stuff like that. My sister, with her allowance money always bought Tarzan for sure and usually cowboy comics. When I grew up (?) I bought Tarzan… I … Continue reading

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Blackhawk

My favorite action comic when I was a little kid was Blackhawk. The Blackhawks were all allies during the Second World War. Blackhawk, whose real name was Bart Hawk, was Polish, Olaf was Danish, Chuck was a Texan, Hans was … Continue reading

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Gahan Wilson

If you haven’t heard, Gahan Wilson passed away a few days ago. He was one of the best. Back to comic books, I liked these which were not main stream: I especially liked The Creeper. I’d buy weird stuff. For … Continue reading

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Not Just a Pretty Face

You’re probably thinking, after looking at what I wrote about duck comics and Little Lulu, that I’m a little sissy kid way down deep inside. Nothing could be farther from the truth. I bought tons of really mature comics, such … Continue reading

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Little Lulu

Lulu might have been my favorite comic book. And this was when I was a young man. I bought lots of Lulu comics. Lulu was created by Marjorie Buell, and the single panel cartoon appeared in the Saturday Evening Post … Continue reading

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One More Duck Comic

This is from 1989. Don Rosa did the cover. Gladstone had taken over from Gold Key. I don’t know if they were related or not. I infer that Gladstone Gander had his hand in it. Maybe the publishers wanted to … Continue reading

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ski jump

That article about Arild Midthun that I linked yesterday also mentions Tormod Løkling, Terje Nordberg whom I mentioned Tuesday, and Dag Kolstad. Every comics fan in Norway knows who Dag is. On my first trip to Oslo my group went … Continue reading

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