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Posted Sunday, March 17th, 2019 by Barry

Wonder Woman (1942) 14

Wonder Woman (1942) 14

Wonder Woman (1942) 14

The third of DC’s Trinity, Wonder Woman met with the wee folk in the Fall 1945. Courtesy of chubby companion Etta Candy.

Etta finds herself almost going down a rabbit hole of sorts. Rather than a harried hare, she is chasing a squirrel who has stolen her last piece of candy. Instead of a tea party, Etta finds herself “Captured by the Leprechauns.” Told by Wonder Woman creator William Moulton Marston and H.G. Peter.

Wonder Woman saves the day – and candy.

Leprechauns Shaggy, Hoppy and Woggle would return in Sensation Comics 75 for another adventure.

St. Patricks’ Day – also known as Feast of the Irish – is celebrated on March 17, the death date of Saint Patrick the foremost saint of Ireland.

Posted Wednesday, March 21st, 2018 by Barry

Grimm Fairy Tales St. Patrick’s Day Special 2013

Okay, a little late with the St. Patty’s Day offering, but never one to disappoint Four Color Holidays brings readers a special from 2013.

Dr. Sela Mathers, Doctor/Professor of Literature – with a minor in fairy tale fantasies come to life – decides on a girl’s night out – alone.

The dark and stormy night leads her to a pub where she finds herself the attention of three strangers all with stories to tell. One drink leads to another as do the tales, “Candy from a Baby,” “Marriages of Jenna Normandy” and “The Will.” As she was drawn to the pub, the story tellers are drawn to Mathers.

By the fourth Irish Whisky Mathers realizes the coincidences are more than that and really the work of a Leprechaun, though the real villain of the story is revealed as greed.

I’ve always been leery of the title based on the cheesecake covers, feeling Grimm Fairy Tales was more sex than substance. However, if this is any indication of the interior work, I may rethink reading these. Deep down Grimm Fairy tales has one of DC’s “House” book anthology feels with a dash of X-Files.

Posted Saturday, March 17th, 2018 by Jeff

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Cheer up, Batman.

Artwork by The-Blackcat.

Happy St. Patrick's Day