An exploration of the Golden Age of Comics, through the lens of Hideouts & Hoodlums, the comic book roleplaying game.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Star Comics #1
Yes, Baby Ruth candy bars are awesome. Yes, they should be considered treasure (though perhaps not worth actual experience points...). This was the first of many Baby Ruth ads found in early Centaur comics.
Women's purses -- the equivalent of a utility belt -- are handy to have around and for carrying useful tools, like a file. Files, while missing from the starting equipment list, should be readily available and useful for cutting through ropes.
Bob Phantom demonstrates the value of traveling with magician's stage equipment, like a disappearing cabinet. You always have a hiding place with you!