Wednesday, July 31, 2013

1000 Years Ago in 1962-Ogden Whitney-1961

An entertaining sci-fi story from the prolific and pseudonymous Richard Hughes. The best part, however, is that teh day is saved by none other than Herbie Popnecker in a brief cameo! Herbie was several years into his appearances by this point and well on his way to becoming THE ultimate cult comic hero and yet he's not 100% in character here. Odd.

1 comment:

Daniel [] said...

I think that the character is made to look like Herbie Popnecker — and called “Herbie” — as no more than an “in” joke. To have it be Herbie Popnecker, with all that entails, would have resulted in a very different story.