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Monday, September 9, 2013
CRAZY #65: Creatures In the Volcano
This was actually the 65th issue and not the 66th of Crazy from August 1980.
Parody of The Black Hole
In addition to different recurring features under their facelift to tie in with the Marvel Universe, occasionally they would reprint a story from their earlier incarnation, Atlas comics, and re-letter it What's Up, Tiger Lily-style like in this story from Journey Into Mystery #51 by Jack Kirby and Wally Wood.
For comparison, here was the original story.
This illustration was done by X-Men co-creator Dave Cockrum, My guess is this is just a sketch they had laying around the office.
Back cover by Mike Royer
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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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