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3309RE: [Richie Rich's Vault] Lileks on Richie

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  • Rat
    Jan 7, 2014
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      I don't think he's going to be commenting on the stories--he just shows the covers, which he
      probably found using Google (I doubt he has the actual issues).

      I didn't realize there were two covers--usually he only does one per week. If anybody
      missed the second one, be sure to check it out.

      Weird--the pic you linked isn't showing up for me.


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      Subject: Re: [Richie Rich's Vault] Lileks on Richie
      From: Tony Hill <bellczar@...>
      Date: Tue, January 07, 2014 10:54 am
      To: richierichsvault@yahoogroups.com

      The covers are complete escapism, of course, but I wonder what commentary James Lileks will have about the stories.  Pipelines carrying money, an island piled with emeralds...

      I know James Lileks.  Click here to see me showing him the Minneapolis City Hall bells: http://www.startribune.com/politics/27354159.html


      -----Original Message-----
      From: Roland Schama
      Sent: Jan 7, 2014 12:49 PM
      To: richierichsvault@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: Re: [Richie Rich's Vault] Lileks on Richie

      Ha ha!
      Thanks! Great website. Commentary is hilarious!

      I started perusing the DC Comic Cavalcade covers too! 

      On Jan 7, 2014, at 11:10 AM, Rat <rat@...> wrote:



      I've been reading a site created by a guy named James Lileks for many years--there's
      a bunch of funny stuff there, mostly focused around ephemera from the past like
      advertising, matchbooks, etc. One of his features is called "Comic Sins," where each
      Tuesday he posts an old comic book cover and riffs on it.

      Well, for all of 2014 he will be focusing on...Richie Rich!

      The first one came out today:

      Just a little tidbit to amuse the group. :)


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