Of Sneetches and Robots, Orange and Blue

« “Good grief!” yelled the ones that had stars at the first. “We’re still the best Sneetches and they are the worst. But, now, how in the world will we know,” they all frowned, “if which kind is what, or…

K Is for Krigstein!

« Krigstein was a heartfelt sort of warm guy, but always in conflict. He was getting sick and tired of being embroiled and embattled. He fought hard to keep interested, but began getting cynical. » — Gil Kane, or Eli…

Hallowe’en Countdown IV, Day 13

« Room for one more, honey! » When I was a kid (of twelve or so, if memory serves), I found a muddy and mildewed copy of this issue in the woods, which tremendously added to its allure, if not…

Tentacle Tuesday: Passive Protoplasm, Active Protoplasm

The thing kept coming.“Die, die!” Parke screamed, his nerves breaking.But the thing came on, grinning broadly.“I like quiet protoplasm,” the thing said as its gigantic mouth converged on Parke.“But I also like lively protoplasm.”It gulped once, then drifted out the…

Harvey Kurtzman, selon Marcel Gotlib

« Tous les merdeux ricanaient en se disant qu’une revue sans merdeux à la tête, ça ne marcherait jamais.* » In issue 63 (April, 1974) of the recently rechristened « Charlie Mensuel » (to avoid confusion with its sister publication,…