Friday, March 31, 2017

Today in Comics History: The first March 31st Fools gag ever played

Hey hey hey Baxter Building Boosters! What day is it?


Panels from "that night..." in Marvel Fanfare #15 (July 1984); script, pencils, inks, and colors by Barry Windsor-Smith, letters by Jim Novak

Whoopsie.


Still, it was worth it for perhaps one of the finest Thing/Torch stories ever, right?


The moral of this story: don't do April Fool's Day gags a day early. This means you, George Takei.