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BLACK CONDOR: THE OFFICIAL SUPERHERO OF BALLADEER’S BLOG

Black CondorRegular 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

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BLACK CONDOR CAPTIONING FUN RETURNS

The Black Condor was too late with his attempt to use an innocent bystander as a human shield but luckily the gunman's shot went wide.

The Black Condor was too late with his attempt to use an innocent bystander as a human shield but luckily the gunman’s shot went wide.

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EVEN MORE BLACK CONDOR CAPTIONING FUN

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.

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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MORE BLACK CONDOR CAPTIONING FUN: CHILDISH EDITION

Ignoring his foe's lethal flatulence cloud the Black Condor defeated him with a super-wedgie.

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. 

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EVEN MORE 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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BLACK CONDOR CAPTIONING FUN STRIKES AGAIN!

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

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MORE BLACK CONDOR CAPTIONING FUN

The 1940’s Black Condor (secret identity Senator Thomas Wright) has been serving as the Official Superhero of Balladeer’s Blog. I gave him that designation because of the sheer weirdness of his origin and the hilariously stupid secret behind his alter ego Senator Wright. 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 here: https://glitternight.com/2013/03/11/the-black-condor-the-official-superhero-of-balladeers-blog/ 

BLACK CONDOR: I've saved you, you poor little thing! Now to catch your brother over there and deliver the two of you to a nice safe hospital!

BLACK CONDOR: I’ve saved you, you poor little thing! Now to catch your brother over there and deliver the two of you to a nice safe hospital!

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