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A special spooky season treat for all you fans of filler material constructed from repurposed art and terrible jokes* – a forked-tongue-in-cheek assortment of Halloween greeting cards originally published in The House of Mystery #228 (January 1975).

As much as poor Cain tried to bring the gleeful gallows humor, pestilence his efforts never did match the Crypt-Keeper’s pun-laden level of morbid élan

…though the Swamp Thing cameo was pretty groovy.

Since they so courteously provided a blank card for readers wishing to play along at home, I cobbled together my own message of inspiration:

Recommended listening: Flesh for Lulu – House of Cards (from Plastic Fantastic, 1988)

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Thematically perfect for today’s post, even though it was released well past the point where the band had dropped the last of its (already dubious) pretensions toward gothiness.

*If you’re not a fan of such, why the heck are you visiting this site?

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