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Re: Groo Sightings
Not in odd places, just where there was supposed to be an opostrophe " '
". I don't think Gary has quite cured his Groo curse problem....
"ARghh, first the pumphouse, now my apostrpohes!!!"
> Did anyone notice anything strange about this post or is it just me, I
> seem to notice this "’s" in odd places.
> Gary Grossmann wrote:
> > Hi Folks!
> > Time for a belated Groo & Sergio Sighting update. First, THANKS SO
> > MUCH to Ralph, Volker, René, and anybody I’m forgetting. Also,
> > my Australian Groo buddies can stop looking for the "Sergio’s
> > MAD Australian Tour" book that Mike S. alerted us to. I have
> > located a copy and it will be winging (swimming?) its way to me
> > shortly. Thanks for your efforts.
> > Another Poster!!!! As a promo to the German version of the first
> > Dark Horse Mini-Series Trade paperback, Dino, the publisher produced
> > a 17" x 23" poster. It is cool and very interesting. They took the
> > Groo Logo and much of the background from the Dark Horse promo
> > poster. But apparently they thought Groo & Rufferto were too sedate
> > in the original, so they replaced them with wilder drawings. You can
> > see where they had to fill in parts of the original drawing where
> > they removed Groo’s leg. Also the replacement drawing is
> > obviously blown up because the lines are so thick. I haven’t
> > placed where it came from yet.
> > Old Groo Sighting!! I just received a copy of Comic Collector #6
> > Winter 1985 (Winter of 1984-85). There is a one-page article about
> > Groo’s switch to Epic/Marvel. The cover has a Groo drawing
> > taken from the cover of Pacific #3, but in the center of the
> > one-page article is a drawing of Groo & Chakaal I don’t
> > remember seeing before. It’s obviously blown up, but
> > Chakaal’s proportions are different, more cartoony. The
> > drawing is dated 1983. Maybe it was published somewhere else,
> > I’ll have to do some research. An interesting error in the
> > article is that it says Mark translates Sergio’s stories from
> > Spanish.
> > This is not correct. Mark translates them from Sergioese.
> > There was not a Groo in MAD #384, breaking a 7 issue streak where
> > there was.
> > Oh, and this is for Ruben. I got a hold of a publication called "The
> > Crystal Skull Files". It has a rendition of the comic’s hero,
> > "Terry Freedom" by Sergio and a Sergio self-caricature on page 105.
> > No Groo. It was done for Mike , the creator, at the 1994 Chicago
> > comic con and used with Sergio’s permission. For more details,
> > Ruben, e-mail me.
> > Take care all -Gary G.
> > PS Erin says Hi! So does the other Erin. But not Cyber-Erin.
> > Cyber Erin is Dead!
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