Synchronicity – The Marvel Way

In the midst of all the hurly-burly, it’s the little things that catch my eye. In this case, a strange one-two punch of references to one of those obscure comic books I can remember from my youth–Kamandi.

Mark Frauenfelder mentions it over on boing boing this morning, even as it jumped off a page of Jonathan Lethem’s Fortress of Solitude last night on the plane coming back from San Jose:

“Yeah, sure,” said Croft. “But who do you like? Silver Surfer? Thor? What about Kirby’s DC stuff? You know Kamandi: The Last Boy on Earth?” Dylan’s gaze scattered against the comic-book covers. A man of stone, a man of fire, …”

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