Sunday, January 23, 2011

Sunday Funnies: Wally Wood's PLOPular Poetry

Here's a treasure-trove of forgotten treats for ya, Groove-ophiles! From issues 18-24 (August 1975-August 1976) of DC's "Magazine of Weird Humor" PLOP!, Wally Wood produced a humorous hum-dinger of a feature called "PLOPular Poetry". "PLOPular Poetry" ran a full-page in each issue and featured three poems (presented alphabetically) about the strange and sundry folks and fiends who invaded the imagination of one of comics' pioneers. Enjoy!




I wonder if  poems "v"-"z" were ever completed? Enquiring minds want to know!

2 comments:

  1. I don't know how I missed these at the time as I remember Plop! very well.

    But what hit me this time was the similarity to the much later Ricky Gervais' Flanimals. Wood was a genius - tormented just like all geniuses

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  2. I think there were as I can vaguely remember; U is for the Ugloid sitting in his den, picking his scabs and eating them.....I dunno, it's been a long time, but that's the one I was looking for.....
    WOOD Rocks!

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