Covid Solved

Printed Version of Original, Vintage Art & Dialog:

Art by Harry Lazarus from the story “Fate Is a Many-Armed Buddha!” in Adventures into the Unknown #66, Sept. 1955.

 

 

Transcript:

CAPTION: As billionaires go, Mannly Rich and his brother Vastly Rich aren’t complicated. They believe in simple solutions
…no matter how complex the problems! Of course, no problem is more complex than Covid 19! So…

SCENE, PANEL 1: Two men in suits (one wearing a yacht captain’s hat) are standing by a cannon.

Face masks? Social distancing? it’s absurd! I say we fight this virus the good, ol’ American way! We ignore it!

SCENE, PANEL 2: Man in yacht captain’s hat smiles as the cannon fires.

Right! And when that doesn’t work…We blow it to kingdom come!

CANNON FIRES: Boom!

CAPTION: Problem solved!

1955 Art: Harry Lazarus Art Cleanup & New Dialogue: John Lustig

↓ Transcript
CAPTION: As billionaires go, Mannly Rich and his brother Vastly Rich aren’t complicated. They believe in simple solutions
...no matter how complex the problems! Of course, no problem is more complex than Covid 19! So...

SCENE, PANEL 1: Two men in suits (one wearing a yacht captain's hat) are standing by a cannon.

Face masks? Social distancing? it’s absurd! I say we fight this virus the good, ol’ American way! We ignore it!


SCENE, PANEL 2: Man in yacht captain's hat smiles as the cannon fires.

Right! And when that doesn’t work...We blow it to kingdom come!

CANNON FIRES: Boom!

CAPTION: Problem solved!

1955 Art: Harry Lazarus Art Cleanup & New Dialogue: John Lustig