“Never stay up on the barren heights of cleverness, but come down into the green valleys of silliness.”
In our previous episodes we left Juan Jain, born in North Norwich, NY, as the lead character in the comic book series “Captains of Nihilism.”
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| 1947 Angel and the Badman
I bet you were thinking about Badman and Batman. Fooled you didn’t I?
Synopsis: An old man named Clarence keeps on saying asinine things like “Every time you hear a bell ring, it means that some angel’s just got his wings.” A young business man comes up with quick retorts such as “Where’s that money, you silly stupid old fool? Where’s that money? Do you realize what this means? It means bankruptcy and scandal and prison! That’s what it means! One of us is going to jail; well, it’s not gonna be me!”
| 1947 Tycoon The publisher of this comic book series finally decided on the above title after considering magnate, mogul, industrialist, businessman, financier, entrepreneur, captain of industry, dealmaker, millionaire, multimillionaire, merchant prince, Morebig shot, bigwig, honcho, supremo, big wheel, kahuna, gazillionaire, fat cat, and robber baron.
Synopsis: Man inherits millions and uses the money to buy up delinquent mortgages. He ties up hero-ette Polly Perfect-Pecs to railroad tracks. Royal Mounted Policeman Pukon Jack Barfmeister saves Polly for the Nick of Time. Nick, tycoon owner of Time Magazine, becomes confused and pays off Pukon Jack’s mortgage by mistake.
Rated: (In Ontario – Ooot) (In USA – Out)
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