Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Black and White Wednesday: "As the General, Young and Restless Hospital Turns" by Bill Ward

Dig it, Groove-ophiles! Back during the Groovy Age, daytime dramas, aka Soap Operas, ruled daytime TV, the choices of shows numbering in the teens. Today, only four remain...and two of them can be found in this post's title: The Young and the Restless and General Hospital (45 and 55 years old, respectively!). Not sure who the writer is--according to the contents page of Cracked #137 (cover dated November 1976)--it could be Joe Catalano, George Gladir, or Epstein's Mother (if you don't get that reference, you weren't around in the Groovy Age, but we're sure glad to have ya here), but the artist is most definitely the great Bill Ward. Now, yers trooly was never a fan of soaps, but Dear Ol' Mom was, so they were always on. I did dig Cracked and Bill Ward, and I can still dig "As the General, Young and Restless Hospital Turns!"  Bet you'll dig it, too!





3 comments:

  1. My wife's favorite soap was The Young and Restless. She always wanted to dump me for a shot at Victor Newman, the rascal. This vintage Cracked material is always so overlooked -- thanks.

    Rip Off (or Epstein's Mother)

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  2. I was one of those weirdos that preferred Cracked and Crazy to Mad

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