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Re: Jungle babes and dinosaurs (was:Re: Accuracy)
At 12:46 AM 6/26/97 -0400, you wrote:
>_Devil Dinosaur_ was a completely forgettable Marvel series from the early
>1980s(?--memory fails me) drawn by famous comic artist Jack Kirby. I think I
>got 50 cents a piece when I sold them, maybe less. Ran nine isues or
>something like that before folding.
I'll have to check: the complete run might have been more like 12 issues.
Wasn't a whole lot, in any case.
A favorite scene was Devil (the mutant tyrannosaur) trapped in a tar pit,
being threatened by that horrible carnivore, the Iguanodon!
>The character was later revived for a few
>more appearances in other comics, but by then I was selling off my collection
>and wasn't buying current issues anymore.
No problem: Devil's later appearances weren't up to par (?) with the
original Kirby... (Except, of course, for the cross-over with Marvel's
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
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