Sunday, October 28, 2007

Ten of a Kind: Give me your tired, your poor, maniacs! You blew it up!

On October 28, 1886—121 years ago today—"Liberty Enlightening the World "...but you can call her The Statue of Liberty...was dedicated, given birth to a symbol of hope, freedom, a new world, and tacky foam souvenir hats. Celebrate the grand old lady with this decapod of some of her most famous comic book cover appearances, only some of which involve her being blown up:

(More Ten of a Kind here.)


Anonymous said...

Boy, I don't know WHAT kind of trick ol' Mandrake is pulling but I bet the result is a hoot!

"By focusing my powers Jeff (the guy standing behind Manny), I am able to combine the might of the floating head of a Russian Cosmonaut, with the soothing powers of of my purple harmonica, and the symbolic force of this miniature Statue of Liberty to create the ultimate mustache!"
"Manny... I'm gonna leave... now... thanks for the Flash Gordon bootleg... yeah..."

If only Jeff knew they recently reissued that fabulous movie!

Matthew E said...

I can't believe you didn't use that early All-Star Squadron cover!

EM said...

How wild! I bought that Mandrake issue at a yard sale this summer!