Sunday, January 8, 2017
Mystery Men Comics #4 - pt. 2
And sure, I could just point out how dynamic the art is here, with figures flying around the panels almost like a wuxia film.
But no, my main interest is in the obscure word "portiere", for a curtain that hangs over a door.
Wikipedia tells me that there used to be headhunters in both Brazil and Peru. Fancy that!
I've written before about my article "Planes in the Sky: Aerial Trophies for H&H" in The Trophy Case v. 2 #8. I had 20 entries on the plane mishap table in that article, but none of them were "the feed line's jammed!"
(Scans courtesy of Digital Comic Museum.)