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Monday, May 26, 2014
Snafu, 2 of 4
Last week when I posted the first few pages from this issue of Atlas' Snafu, I ended with the cliffhanger where there was a promise of a nude photo on the next page. Here it is, fellas...
Such was the level of humor in this magazine from this, the second issue of Snafu from January 1956. It was all written by an undoubtedly overworked Stan Lee. The majority of art, like this, was drawn by an also probably overworked Joe Maneely.
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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 veto. You're not wrong to be offended, 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.
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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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