Monday, January 2, 2017

Manic Monday Triple Overtime--Merlin Was A Terrible Magician!!

I know we all have this image of Merlin as a Gandalf-like figure, doing major sorceries while manipulating the future of England.

But the truth of the matter is, Merlin was more like this:

Card tricks?!?

Pulling rabbits from hats?!?!

But there was a greater magician at Camelot:


Herbie, you see, had traveled back in time to get dragon tears, a necessary ingredient in Leonardo da Vinci's secret super-rocket fuel, so the U.S. could beat the Russians to the moon. Typical Tuesday for Herbie...

Merlin doesn't take the presence of a superior magician lightly:

Man, Merlin, whatta dick!

From Herbie #1 (1964)

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