Friday, March 03, 2017
Number 2018: No ifs and buts — this story is — NUTS!
Hy Fleishman did the artwork. Fleishman was an excellent comic book artist whose work seems mostly confined to those smaller publishers. I showed more by Fleishman in 2013, in a Dick Tracy satire from the last issue of Nuts! See the link below. In that posting I brought up John Benson and Jay Lynch’s book on the Mad imitators, The Sincerest Form of Parody, a book I still recommend to anyone interested in the subject. “Marvin’s Monster” is also reprinted in that book.
From Nuts! #1 (1954):
As promised, here is the link to Nuts! #4. Just click on the thumbnail.