I spotted this little tidbit on Bleeding Cool and was compelled to write something.
Superworld Comics is a store in Massachusetts that specializes in bronze, silver, and golden age comics and original comic art. On their YouTube channel, they have a feature called â€œTrash-A-Comic.â€ The title is pretty self-explanatory. Every episode, they destroy a comic book from their back-stock in what they insist are fun and creative ways for, one can only assume, the entertainment of their customers.
Because comic book fans — especially collectors of mint and slabbed comics — LOVE seeing those books destroyed.
In their first episode, they shot an issue of Classics Illustrated: Kidnapped to pieces with a paint gun.
In their second episode, they fed a near-mint issue of Dazzler to a couple of pigs before having it pecked by chickens.
In their third episode, they ripped an issue of Walt Disneyâ€™s Comics and Stories in half, put it in a blender, turned it into a smoothie, and drank it while toasting, â€œHereâ€™s to the end of another worthless comic.â€
In their fourth episode, they rolled over a CGC slabbed issue of Shazam with a steam shovel and fed it into a wood chipper.
Laughing all the way.
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