Elmer Saves Christmas


Elmer research here and here.

Full story here.
     Posted By: Paul - Sat Dec 19, 2015
     Category: Animals | Anthropomorphism | Fey, Twee, Whimsical, Naive and Sadsack | Holidays | 1950s

Does that worm also fight Godzilla?
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 12/19/15 at 10:21 AM
My first impression of that illustration was that Santa met his doom on Dune.
(Jingle bells and sand worms are a bad mix.)
Posted by Captain DaFt on 12/19/15 at 06:15 PM
I read that and other Elmer stories when I was a kid. Elmer was a cross between Mr. Ed and E.T. His human pal, Stu, was a teenage nitwit, dumber than Wilbur and not quite old enough for serious sex. Too bad the author never aged him--the tales would've been more interesting.
Posted by Phred22 on 12/19/15 at 10:05 PM
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