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Never stay up on the barren heights of cleverness, but come down into the green valleys of silliness.

Ludwig Wittgenstein

 

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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1966 El DoradoEl Dorado     The paper for this series was totally plated in chrome.

Synopsis: A young lad gets his first job flipping hamburgers at “Cousin Vinnie’s.” He saves all the money he has earned there plus the money from snow shoveling jobs plus that cash he has earned from mowing Widow Scarinzi’s lawn. He has enough to purchase his first car; a 14 year old Cadillac El Dorado. He finds $130,000,000 in cash in the trunk. He stops working for a living and therefore the comic book series is terminated prematurely (along with several ‘associates’.

Rated: TheSopranos-Esque

1967 The War Wagonwar wagon     Very collectable series

Synopsis: A gang of Greek carpenters build a really big horse. They put candy and nuts inside of it and leave it outside of Troy, NY. They ring the doorbell and run away. The Trojans think it is a wagon and pull on the rope reins until they get it inside the city. They then whack on it with big sticks until the cows come home; or at least until the candy and nuts fall off.

Rated: Homeric

 

Why the hell did they name the people

who live in Troy TROJANS?”

I think it should have been TROYITES

or TROYINIANS.

Maybe because they wore

protection?

1968 The Green Beretsgreen beret     The series was printed in French.

Synopsis: A young fashion model hits on a great idea; making green colored berets for Irishmen visiting Paris. He consigns the first 2,347 of them to a souvenir shop on the left bank. James Joyce purchases one and they become the fad of the decade. All 2,346 remaining berets sell out in the first week.

Rated: Fashonista

 

    

Don’t forget to come back tomorrow so we can continue with the serious work of defining our superhero’s work and ‘Captains of whatever the hell I said above.’

 

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