As I get older, I'm slowly getting rid of things I don't need. But before I do I'll share them with all you nice people.
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Monday, March 5, 2012
The Strange Case of the Absent Floor
I've managed to track down all the installments of The Secret Files of Doctor Drew from Rangers Comics. No, not the Dr. Drew from Celebrity Rehab. This was a strip by Jerry Grandenetti in the 1940's. While he worked at Will Eisner's shop on many of the Spirit sections, he was also doing this Spirit-esque strip. Like The Spirit, Dr. Drew was usually a bystander in the story. He used the same letterer (Abe Kanegson) and one-time writer (Marilyn Mercer). Here is The Strange Case of the Absent Floor from Rangers Comics #47 in June 1949.
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Much of the material here is at least a generation old and therefore sometimes has racist and sexist standards we wouldn't conform to today. I try, but can't always do a line-item PC veto. You're not wrong to be offended, just not always right either. Think of it like a friend you like hanging out with 95% of the time but once in a while they embarrass you. My own attitude is to move forward.
The Comic Not Fit to Print
Some of you may have noticed that David Rees and I have been producing a
comic for the New York Times Week in Review section called "See Something,
1 year ago
Some people don't realize you can make images bigger by clicking on them or that there are earlier postings beyond this page. Well, now you know. You're welcome.
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SAM HENDERSON has been doing comics, illustration and writing popular among people aware of their existence since his birth, though he wasn't paid for it until 1991. In addition to his own book,The Magic Whistle, clients have included Nickelodeon, New York Press, DC Comics, Heavy Metal, New York Observer,and ...um... Screw. He was a storyboard director for SpongeBob Squarepants in 2001.
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