Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Number 1900: Here there be Vikings! Here there be the Marvel Family!
Mixed in my DNA on my mother’s side is that of my Viking ancestors, who traveled to their neighboring countries, pillaging and plundering. I would have made a lousy Viking. When my chief would order us aboard the longboats, swords and shields at the ready, I’d raise my hand and say, “I have a note from my doctor that I am going to have to miss this trip, fellas. Heh-heh, sorry. Love to go, but got a touch of the old arthritis.” I haven’t gotten this old by engaging in a life of danger and risky behavior, you know.
The Grand Comics Database doesn’t guess at an artist, but credits William Woolfolk for the script. “Last Vikings” is from The Marvel Family #9 (1947).
In 2014 I showed how Airboy fought some blind Vikings. Just click on the thumbnail.