If you’re like most people (…and, if by “most people” you mean the small number of folks who read this Blog that have actually known me – and my tastes – for years), you’re probably wondering (…perhaps even pondering aloud for added emphasis) why Joe is expending so much of his “Blog-width” on the costuming aspects of New York Comic Con 2013.
…Admit it. You "were-TOO" wondering, and pondering as well!
|Hmmm... I wonder...|
But, still… there are always those irritating holes in one’s collection that never seem to get filled. Or, bits of “Old Business” that you always hope to get around to, collection-wise.
Please read the Comments Section of THIS POST, where our friend “Anonymous” discusses the 1967 DC Comic INFERIOR FIVE # 1… and I, particularly as a lover of All-Things-Sixties, sheepishly admit to not ever owning that comic!
Well, now I have one – and for a mere seven bucks, less than the price of two contemporary DC Comics.
And it has this great logo…
And, the story therein is PURE SIXTIES POP-CULTURE GOLD!
E. Nelson Bridwell, one of the first fans to graduate to professional ranks, (writer), Mike (JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA) Sekowsky on pencils and Mike Esposito on inks, present “Five Characters in Search of a Plot” (…parodying a famous TWILIGHT ZONE episode title, discussed in THIS POST).
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Pictured: Mr. Waverly (Leo G. Carroll) BEFORE he was Mr. Waverly, in the 1955 film “Tarantula” .
|If you think THIS tarantula is big, you should see its U.N.C.L.E.|
|Better late than never!|