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Posts tagged ‘the sexy’

Hey, now. This is a Code-approved comic and there’s no place in it for that kind of lewd talk. I’m quite frankly appalled by this blatant innuendo, especially as it also contains diabolic overtones. You can expect to receive sternly-worded letter from- Uh, never mind. (from “The Devil’s Own” by Writer Unknown and Tony Caravana […]

It has been a while since I delved into the dank depths of Nobody’s Favorites, and what better time than the Halloween Countdown to exhume the Dreaded Feature That Cannot Die? In keeping with the seasonal spirit, we’re going to turn the spooky spotlight (it’s covered in cobwebs, okay?) upon the night-loving non-entity known as […]

Deflationary spiral

May 19th, 2016

Some twitter pals were discussing waterbeds (thanks to this Metafilter thread) and it unearthed a childhood memory I had successfully managed to suppress for over thirty years. As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, more about the post-industrial, semi-reclaimed North Woburn wilderness was a popular dumping ground for construction, household, and industrial detritus that the city […]

A Most Modest Flower: Day 22

February 22nd, 2016

After a fashion

February 16th, 2016

This strategic alliance between J.C. Penny and Clairol was the Reagan Era’s answer to the Super Soldier Project — only instead of punching Hitler, buy viagra the object was to sell as many home perm kits and wide-shouldered blazers as possible. “Gentlemen, our agents have revealed that the Russians have taken a decisive lead in […]

Chasing some tail

September 11th, 2015

Mutual of New York’s mid-1960s ad campaign featured a gallery of no-nonsense businessmen declaring that their burgeoning careers obviated their need to carry a life insurance policy. I honestly thought I’d hit maximum weirdness with this astonishing photo/caption combo… ….but that “what the holy fuck” hurdle was handily vaulted by…well…just see for yourself.

An uncertain tempo

August 12th, 2015

And thus another innocent soul was lured into the seedy realm of proper finger positions and slow play techniques. Yet it could have been worse. Sally could have become a woodwind player.

My love for Atari Force is no secret. What began as a fairly mediocre bit of intramural cross-promotion ended up becoming one the few bright spots in DC’s roster of early 1980s offerings. Though DC made a score of attempts to mimic Marvel’s big-selling licensed Star Wars comic. only Atari Force came close to capturing […]

As lampreys affix themselves to sharks and hyenas follow in the wake of lions, approved so do mercenary opportunists swarm wherever the titans of the music industry tread in hopes of shilling their tangential wares. What do you get the megalomaniacal dope casualty who has doomed delusions of eternal stardom? Something flashy. Something vaguely relevant. […]

Funnybook fans of a certain age might remember this cover for Super Friends #28 (January 1980)…

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