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Re:Groopies



what is this a wake? Groo is only dead if you think it so...To the 
barracades, raise the red banners, fill you pockets with kopins and gouge 
on cheese dip...
Hasta las victoria siempre!


Ken Simon
p003115b@pbfreenet.seflin.lib.fl.us


On Wed, 29 May 1996, Eric Chun wrote:

> You know you're good when you can make something look simple!  Actually,
> Groo comics have very detailed art, plot, character traits, prose, etc.
> All of that good stuff just blends well together to give you an enter-
> taining and original comic book every month.  :)
> 
> Eric
> 
> PS: May your pockets be full of cheese dip and your stomach be full of
>     kopins.  Or is it the other way around?
> 
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> 
> Hi all!
> 
> Kenneth said:
> >Groo is geared for simple-minded idiots like you and me...
> 
> Okay, so Mark has been pushing the one-joke joke and the dumbness of people
> who read Groo in the letters pages (Or at least he _did_ while Groo was
> still coming out, *sob*). Anyway, I know Kenneth was kidding (you _were_
> kidding, weren't you?), but it occured to me that all the time I read Groo I
> never found it dumb, or geared for dumb people. In fact, compared to many
> comics out there today, Groo is very high-brow.
> 
> I can just imagine all the eyebrows rising as y'all read my last sentence.
> 
> Seriously people, did you ever read an issue and think to yourself "Man,
> that was stupid"? And by that I don't mean something that Groo did (because
> we all know Groo habitually does stupid things---that's part of his, uh,
> charm), but the issue itself.
> 
> I should probably be saying something really serious right now, but I can't
> put my finger on what I want to say quite yet, so later...
> 
> :] Lia
> 
> P.S. This is silly, but does anyone know whether Groo was popular in France?
> Well, consider how beloved Gerard Depardeau (I know that isn't the correct
> spelling) is over there, and then consider how much he and Groo look alike
> (Except that Groo has more hair). Any answers?
> bula@tridel.com.ph
> http://www.tridel.com.ph/user/bula/
> 
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