Sep 16

You moron, when I said wear a rubber on this date, I didn't mean on your headClick for full image

Bibliomancer’s Comments: As Sally dressed up in her new titanium hat she suddenly had second thoughts about agreeing to a blind date with that hunky astronaut’s college roommate.

Published 1961

Actually, that cover IS a classical work of art!I would touch it without protective gloves.I've seen worse. Far, far, worse.Interesting, but I would still read it in public.Middlng: Neither awful nor awfully goodWould not like to be seen reading that!Awful... just awful...That belongs in a gold-lame picture frame!Gah... my eyes are burning! Feels so good!Good Show Sir! (Average: 7.80 out of 10)

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19 Responses to “The Puzzle Planet”

  1. Perry Armstrong Says:

    Nicole Kidman’s tell-all book about her time with Scientology!

  2. THX 1138 Says:

    Noel’s House Party went to some dark places in the later series.

  3. Dead Stuff With Big Teeth Says:

    Policemen with armour and body cameras? I approve!

  4. fred Says:

    And the award for the worst GoT fan fiction of all time goes to…

  5. Perry Armstrong Says:

    David Cameron as drawn by Steve Bell is standing at the back, for some reason.

  6. B. Chiclitz Says:

    That’s the largest 35mm SLR I’ve ever seen. Clearly the notion of “miniaturization” hasn’t reached this planet yet.

  7. B. Chiclitz Says:

    “Quick, Samantha, wrinkle your nose and they’ll turn back into Darren and Aunt Clara!”

  8. Bibliomancer Says:

    “Do you mind if my assistant watches while we do your Playboy photoshoot?”

  9. Anna T. Says:

    Dave had been hired as the photographer for a fashion shoot, despite being a war photographer (of space wars, hence the spacesuit). So when the alien turned up in the middle of it, he was almost relieved . . .

  10. Dead Stuff With Big Teeth Says:

    Eureka! It was Miss Blonde in the Triangle Room with the Absurd Yarmulke.

  11. anon Says:

    “Honey, remember how you said you’d do anything for me in your marriage wov?
    You’re going to sumo wrestle this guy here for my YouTube channel. And I need you to win. Our house is riding on it.”

  12. A.R.Yngve Says:

    Comment #1 had me rolling on the floor. Hat’s off to Perry Armstrong.

  13. A.R.Yngve Says:

    “Uncle Fester dropped by, he wants to borrow the tanning bed. Is that okay?”

  14. Perry Armstrong Says:

    (Thx A.R. This cover’s brought out my inner ‘Hollywood blondes’ geek!)

    Photographer: “Thank you Ms. Hedren, these publicity photos are gonna be great. Oh, and Mr. Hitchcock wants to see you now…”

  15. A.R.Yngve Says:

    Hey, that unbelievable blurb:
    “Was death just a practical joke here?”

    Was a copy editor just a practical joke here?

  16. JRDelirio Says:

    Is that what a lady would wear to a Royal Wedding in a machine planet?

  17. Perry Armstrong Says:

    @JRDelirio: ‘still more tasteful than Beatrice’s.

  18. Tom Noir Says:

    “Lisa?? You never told me you were Jewish!”

  19. anon Says:

    Ace duels noble Obokov
    the JiaJue Claw protects Kara’s head
    Sear Bert Downlow

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