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Red Seal Comics

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Look at the characters featured in this single issue, and ask yourself if this is not the best comic in the history of the universe.

Read the whole issue here.

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Volcano Warfare

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Would unleashing volcanoes on 1944 Japan have been more merciful than using atomic bombs? I guess we'll never know.

And would today's "bunker-buster" bombs be even more capable of this mad scientist mission, in the country of some current enemy?

Original article here.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Sun Feb 05, 2012 | Comments (9)
Category: Mad Scientists, Evil Geniuses, Insane Villains, War, Weapons, 1940's, Asia

Herb Bartlett

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Let us all hail the great American tradition of amateur inventors, personified today by the forgotten Herb Bartlett, whose love for hovercraft extended to making his plans available to the youth of the USA, contacted through his ad in Boys' Life magazine

Original ad here. (Scroll down a bit.)

The Amazing Transparent Man



Is "transparent" somehow different or better than "invisible?"

Watch the whole thing here.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Thu Nov 10, 2011 | Comments (4)
Category: Mad Scientists, Evil Geniuses, Insane Villains, Movies, 1960's

Crazy Machine

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This image is found on the photo archives of Life magazine under the title above. I cannot discover any accompanying article to explain what this device is. Your best guess?
Posted By: Paul | Date: Sun Sep 18, 2011 | Comments (7)
Category: Inventions, Mad Scientists, Evil Geniuses, Insane Villains

The Colossus of New York



Now available for your home viewing pleasure!
Posted By: Paul | Date: Wed Aug 17, 2011 | Comments (6)
Category: Mad Scientists, Evil Geniuses, Insane Villains, Movies, 1950's, Fictional Monsters

Blood Work

Here is my review of a great and weird new book about the earliest blood transfusions--animal to human!
Posted By: Paul | Date: Thu Apr 07, 2011 | Comments (2)
Category: Animals, Mad Scientists, Evil Geniuses, Insane Villains, Medicine, Books
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