Regular readers of Balladeer’s Blog know that words like eccentric, oddball, offbeat, weird and damn crazy come to mind when describing me. So, that being the case the most appropriate superhero mascot for this site is the Black Condor.
That’s the Golden Age Black Condor, who debuted in 1940 and is now in the public domain, not the newer comic book characters going by that name. The original Black Condor appeals to me in the same way that bad movies do. Here are the six reasons why this figure has long been my favorite weirdass Golden Age superhero:
ONE: HE STARRED IN A COMIC BOOK TITLED CRACK COMICS! Yep. Crack Comics number 1 marked the first appearance of the Black Condor. Very appropriate for a hero whose whole story sounds like it was inspired by smoking a crack pipe. Continue reading
Under the control of Dr Homophobe’s hypno-gun the Black Condor shot to death the first gay man who pinched his butt in those adorable little shorts.
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Evading his foe’s lethal flatulence cloud the Black Condor defeated him with a super-wedgie.
I SINCERELY APOLOGIZE FOR LETTING MY INNER FIVE-YEAR OLD TAKE OVER FOR THIS INSTALLMENT OF BLACK CONDOR CAPTIONING FUN.
Regular readers of Balladeer’s Blog will remember that the 1940’s superhero the Black Condor is my Official Superhero because of how enjoyably absurd he was. Here is the latest round of captioning fun with old covers of the comic books he appeared in.
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Awhile back I named the silly Golden Age superhero the Black Condor as the Official Superhero of Balladeer’s Blog because of his joyous weirdness. Here’s another cover from the Continue reading
Awhile back I designated the 1940’s superhero the Black Condor as the Official Superhero of Balladeer’s Blog. I did that because of the character’s sheer awesome level of weirdness. Here’s another bit where I caption one of the covers from the Black Condor’s adventures in the appropriately named Crack Comics. For my original look at this hero’s goofiness click Continue reading