I know that if I try to assign a genre to these comics I will fail. And be shredded by Those Who Know What I Don’t Know. Fantasy? Science fiction? Speculative fiction? Certainly not the sex and drugs of Donahue, not the beatification of freaks. But – cool, no?
I showed my friend these photos. He was listening to “She’s Leaving Home” from Sergeant Pepper. He showed me this photo:
“Her name is Sheila Bromberg. She played harp on ‘She’s Leaving Home.’ I think I’m in love.” I wonder if he understood that the photo was taken in 1967, 47 years ago. I am never sure about my friend and time. He has a tendency of ignoring time. I told him I’d help him try to track her down and asked for his opinion of the Bud Plant comics covers: