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Posts tagged: vintage comic books

If you had been The Flash…

…how would you have used your super speed re: Iris West?

“The World of Danger, Drama and Death!”

Me, I'm thinking an actual nurse would be smart enough to figure out how to elude her attacker.

Kitten tries to console Super Girl

Should she try wearing normal clothes?

Maybe the tears have turned Super Girl's hand into an attractive salt lick?

What are these infants thinking?

Fill in your own thought bubble for one of these neglected youths.

“More thrilling than tomorrow’s headlines”

I need to speak to the SR's headline writers. Remind them to be aiming for thrilling.

Answering a young lady’s question

A) The boys you have been seeing are not worthy. Don't sweat it. B) It's the whole sexual favors thing. C) Nothing is wrong with you, Red. But why are you standing outside Blondie's window? D) Your ability to see what's behind you spooks some lads. E) Going steady is overrated. You are young. Enjoy experiencing new things. F) You have forgotten that, when running from bad guys in a wooded area, you are supposed to twist your ankle and fall. G) Other.

Bruce Wayne: “Most likely to succeed”

Bruce certainly was one square-jawed son of a gun.

His track and field form seems a bit iffy, though.

“Career Girl Romances”

Maybe your eye shadow has seeped into your brain. Or perhaps it is the allure of his WTF sideburns.

Now that I think about it, I might have used this a year or two ago. Guess I cannot resist those sideburns. What sort of editing decision led to that absurdity?

“Make him look hipper.”

“But the color plates are already set.”

“Make him look hipper!”

Long before Belushi’s “College” shirt

There was the “Campus” pennant.

Though perhaps “Personal Love” tops that on the inanity scale.

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Features writer Paul Turner is a columnist for The Spokesman-Review in the Features department. He writes "The Slice" column, which appears six times a week and produces general features stories for the Today section.

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