Sunday, December 14, 2008

Sunday Funnies: The Beverly Hillbillies in "Pass the Skis, Please"

Well doggies! I'm sure y'all have heard tell of an old TV show called the Beverly Hillbillies (mebbe you've even watched it!). It was a powerful big hit, I hear tell. They still show it in what they call "re-runs". Bet ya'll didn't know that Dell Comics published 21 issues of a comicbook about Jed and his kin from 1963 to 1971 (purt near as long as the TV show was on the air!). Well, they shore did. They's purty good stories, too. Take this'un from the Beverly Hillbillies #17 (February, 1967) called "Pass the Skis, Please". It's by a fella name'a Henry Scarpelli. From the name, he don't sound much like a mountain man, but he does a hum-dinger of a job'a capturin' the feel'a th' show. Sit a spell. Take your shoes off. Y'all come back now, y'hear?

1 comment:

  1. In Amazing Spider-Man Annual #1, Aunt May gets kidnapped. After she is rescued and gets home, she complains about having missed "The Beverly Hillbillies." When it was reprinted in Marvel Tales in the early 1980's, they updated it by changing "Beverly Hillbillies" to "Dukes of Hazzard."



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