Monday, January 25, 2010

Manic Monday--Damn Yankees

Revealing man-in-the-street interview:

Oh, the hilarity!! And the source of this cutting satire?

Charlton's Hillbilly Comics #3 (1956), featuring:

As opposed to the other, apparently less zany hillfolk.

And starring:

Hmm...I always thought gumbo was cajun, not hillbilly. Is it possible writer penciller Art Gates is confusing his easily-mockable rural stereotypes?? Ahh, they're probably all the same anyway, right?

Also starring:

At least they had a pretty interesting promo going on:

Write a "helpful" letter, get an original panel...damn, that's a pretty sweet deal. I really hope somebody got this panel:

The last page exhorts the reader:

Given that Hillbilly Comics was cancelled after issue #4, it probably was never necessary to reserve copies...

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