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Comics Are Awesome #27

Tales of Suspense 19



Lord Paradise

March 6, 2010 at 6:25 am

Might actually have made a decent horror movie.

Probably not, though.

Death by brocolli.

Tom Fitzpatrick

March 6, 2010 at 7:40 am

Doing the Monster Mash dance.

“Weed”? “Drug”? “Green”? I bet Wertham was up in arms over this reefer madness. :)

And I thought growing pot was a good idea.

Nah, Wertham rocked the ganja harder than anyone, that’s why he kept seeing hidden messages in comics.

The entire script is in the word balloon. As if we had to be convinced. Maybe they thought the art wasn’t engaging enough.

When will people learn to leave gardening to the professionals?

When vegetables go bad. I always knew there was something wrong about them. No wonder we didn’t trust our parents when they told us to eat them.

Travis Pelkie

March 7, 2010 at 8:59 pm

If your green thing lasts for more than 4 hours, consult your doctor.

I’m firmly of the belief that today’s comics need more broccoli monsters. More Nextwave would take care of this! Come on, Marvel – I don’t know what this “X-Men” and “Avengers” nonsense is all about, but Mr. Ellis and Mr. Immonen’s talents are required elsewhere!

One of my favorite monster stories – really creeped me out when I read it as a kid. And the cover from the reprint is my 2nd favorite cover of all time –

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