Thursday, March 17, 2016

Holiday Reading Room MARVEL TALES "Louie's Leprechaun"

A never-reprinted tale about a leprechaun on St Patrick's Day?
Talk about yer pot o' gold, eh?
Written by Carl Wessler, and illustrated either by Vic Carabotta or the team of Arthur Peddy and Bernie Sachs (experts disagree on who did it), this story from Atlas' Marvel Tales #143 (1956) hasn't seen print in 60 years!
Considering the numerous illogical aspects to this tale (not the least of which was how the leprechaun mailed a letter minutes after he was sealed back in the ground, but before Louie got home only minutes later), it's not a bad story...if you don't think too hard about it.
And after a couple of pints of Guinness to celebrate the day, most of us won't...

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