The Cow is Happy; Not So the Fish

Treasure Chest of Fun and Fact was a Roman Catholic comic book that ran every two weeks from 1946 to 1972, and contained a little bit of everything.  Here are two panels from a Lent feature.

Treasure Chest generated so much content that it was bound to be uneven. This particular story is striking, I think because it lurches back and forth between okay and awful so quickly. I find the punchline “I’m giving up back-biting” to be maximally awkward, especially given the body language of all three people in that last panel.

 

God With Us (Christoph Barth)
Homer, Virgil, and the Theology of the Underworld
Nine Mighty Acts of God (Christoph Barth’s OT Theology)
Farewell

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