I don’t know if any of you have seen the Chick Tract Dark Dungeons comic book. It’s pretty old now (published in 1984), but as I was growing up it did the rounds every so often at school because it is unhinged. Like genuinely, bona fide, frighteningly psychopathic stuff. Back then it was also hilarious because it was mind-meltingly dumb and worked beautifully as comedy, though I didn’t really know that the whole Chick Publications thing was a hate group and I wasn’t buying into it so the fact that it is an evangelical grift didn’t really bother me. Nowdays I realise that it’s not really funny because of how dangerously earnest those people are.
– Matt S.
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