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Tuesday, November 15, 2005

Are you ready for some FOOTBALL? the third part

From Treasure Chest Vol. 14, No. 5, November 6, 1958 (Pflaum Publishing)
Ok, this one just looks weird to me. Check out the guy on the cover... if I'm decoding this correctly, the football player is flinging himself on the ball when there's no threat to it at all around him! What enthusiasm! What spirit! What determination! What gives? Is he trying to impress the Coach over there on the bench? And what's with the kid in the red sweater standing on the bench beside Coach? Is that Football Player's parole officer? I'm confused. The composition of this cover is making my head hurt. I'll bet if I cut out the figures on the cover I could arrange them in at least ten better ways... yeesh.

And, doesn't it look like they edited out a cigarette from Coach's hand? That sure is a weird way to hold your arm unless you got a cigarette hanging between your fingers...



At 11/15/2005 7:13 PM, Blogger jenjon said...

Does he play for the Eagles?

At 11/16/2005 3:46 PM, Blogger Bill at Comix Connection said...

Shouldn't that be "Iggles"?

At 11/16/2005 4:53 PM, Blogger jenjon said...

Sorry...typo I guess.


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