Devil’s Night

Mike Pascale used characters from two different panels when he created today’s comic. Check out the original panels below. And for those of you who aren’t familiar with Devil’s Night, it apparently started out as a sort of “mischief night” every Oct. 30, but then got out of hand—especially in Detroit.

Original Vintage Art & Text

Art by Art Saaf & Mike Peppe from the story “Kiss and Run” in NEW ROMANCES #14, 1952. Click the link to read the entire vintage comic book.

Art by Art Saaf & Mike Peppe from the story “Kiss and Run” in NEW ROMANCES #14, 1952. Click the link to read the entire vintage comic book.

 

 

Transcript:

SCENE: A man and a woman are looking at a mansion that’s in the background. The home has been “egged” with a giant egg.

CAPTION: Devil’s Night, Oct. 30! Unlike Halloween, it’s all tricks! And no treats!

MAN: Your whole house got egged!

WOMAN: Those %$#@ Godzilla kids!

1952 Art: Art Saaf & Mike Peppe Color: D. Jourdan Pereira & Mike Pascale
Excitement, Edification & Eggification: Mike Pascale
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↓ Transcript
SCENE: A man and a woman are looking at a mansion that's in the background. The home has been "egged" with a giant egg.

CAPTION: Devil’s Night, Oct. 30! Unlike Halloween, it’s all tricks! And no treats!

MAN: Your whole house got egged!

WOMAN: Those %$#@ Godzilla kids!

1952 Art: Art Saaf & Mike Peppe Color: D. Jourdan Pereira & Mike Pascale
Excitement, Edification & Eggification: Mike Pascale
DJP.lk312_DJP.lk315_2020Halloween