humor – BRAIN PLUCKER http://www.brainplucker.com THE WONDER PUBLISHING GROUP BLOG Wed, 01 Aug 2012 11:00:48 +0000 en-US hourly 1 New! Leprechaun Tales! Now only 99 cents! Free Story! http://www.brainplucker.com/new-leprechaun-stories-now-only-99-cents-free-story/ Fri, 16 Mar 2012 20:24:10 +0000 http://www.brainplucker.com/?p=2171 Just in time for St. Patty’s Day!


Click on the cover to read the First Story Free!

Leprechaun Tales:

The Fantastic Adventures of Tink, Jing and Nastee

by William P. McGivern

Tink, a leprechaun with the belief in goodness of people, is ever optimistic. He never fails in sharing his beliefs and even making bets on the goodness of people, despite Nasteeā€™s persistent pessimism.

Nastee never misses a trick to undo whatever goodness that can be undone. Along with Jing the beautiful elfin music sprite, the three of them battle Nazis, lions, and gremlins, as they make their way unseen in the world of humans.

Originally published in the 1940s, these five stories by William P. McGivern, offer joyful escapist fun for kids and adults alike.

$.99 (regularly $3.99)

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]]> Halloween Humor with Gahan Wilson http://www.brainplucker.com/halloween-humor-with-gahan-wilson/ Mon, 26 Oct 2009 13:05:13 +0000 http://www.brainplucker.com/?p=543 When I used to subscribe to The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction in the 80s, I always looked at the cartoon/art by Gahan Wilson first. One of my favorite art sites, Golden Age Comic Book Stories, posted 49 of his colored works from Playboy. Macabre and funny, perfect for Halloween. See all 49 Gahan Wilson illustrations.

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Funniest Sexy Science Fiction Cover Ever! http://www.brainplucker.com/funniest-sexy-science-fiction-cover-ever/ Thu, 20 Aug 2009 18:33:30 +0000 http://www.brainplucker.com/?p=204 On first glance, you might be wondering what’s so funny. I saw this cover numerous time before I really looked at it closely. After getting past looking at the gorgeously portrayed “Miss Earth”, you notice where the left eye-stalk of the reporter’s eye is looking!

Harold W McCauley, the artist, was a great with the pin-up girl. He wasn’t the greatest science fiction illustrator though. But he was great at painting cheesecake, or GGA (Good Girl Art).

Gee, what could the caption of this picture be? It’s only natural to groan as you read these. I made up the one below the picture, but here are some others:

  • I used be a gynecologist but my patients complained of my probing eyes.
  • You make it hard to dictate.
  • Your Earthmen have things that stick out where?
  • Oh we don’t use glasses on our world. It’s like taking shower with a raincoat on. If you know what I mean.
Is that your eye-stalk or are you just happy to SEE me?

Is that your eye-stalk or are you just happy to SEE me?

Submit your own captions in the comments. Let’s keep it rated PG-13 though, okay?

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