Jan 22

Get closer so I can give you a sword poke.

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Good Show Sir Comments: You’d be dripping drool too if your teeth never let you close your mouth.

Published 1969

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: 7.55 out of 10)

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16 Responses to “Warriors of Noomas”

  1. THX 1138 Says:

    Man, Gilbert the Alien’s let himself go.

  2. Tom Noir Says:

    “One hangover cure, coming up!”

  3. fred Says:

    This might shed some light on todays cover.

    Noomas is worthy of GSS.

  4. B.Chiclitz Says:

    Editor: Boy, this Neutzel guy’s a genius! He’s hit on the perfect formula for titles! Just take some random military role, put in a preposition—”of” seems to work best—and then add some made up place name. You can even use the same name twice by just flipping it around. He just sent in a list of titles for his next series of yarns. Looks like after Warriors of Noomas and Swordmen of Vistar it’s gonna be:

    Bowmen of Hoosis
    Horsemen of Laputa
    Pikemen of Baldymont
    Foot Soldiers of Wishitz
    Spearchuckers of Samoon
    Mace Swingers of Ratsiv

  5. Lillie Awesome Says:

    I love fancy-hilted swords as much as the next gal, but the minute I own a ray gun, that’s what I’m using as my dominant hand weapon. Also, that scabbard seems non-ergonomically-optimal.

  6. Francis Boyle Says:

    What’s good about this cover: there are no spelling errors.

  7. JuanPaul Says:

    That dragon is not using his reach advantage. He let that little guy get right up in his grill.

  8. Tat Wood Says:

    ‘Fully illustrated’? Pics or it didn’t happen.

    As for the cover.. Lillie Awesome is almost right but if the gun didn’t work but was still shiny enough to distract Clifford, as seems to be happening here, this might be a good strategy. Or mullet-man might be left-handed. That might even be why he’s been sent into te gladiatorial arena with the gargling gargoyle.

  9. Tor Mented Says:

    Hi, dragon. Sorry to interrupt while you’re brushing your teeth, but you’re doing it wrong. I’m Torlo, the itinerant dentist. Let me help with my toothpick and dental drill.

  10. GSS ex-noob Says:

    I must disagree with the GSS comment: if yon beastie’s mouth is open all the time, s/he’s not going to be dripping drool as it’ll all dry out.

    @Lillie: Do we know if that’s Torlo’s zap gun? I see no holster, and presumably he’s holding it in his off hand. He might not know what it is and just likes it for the shiny, or is planning to throw it at beastie.

    @Tor: that makes more sense than this cover does.

    @Tat: Gargling gargoyle?

  11. Tat Wood Says:

    @GSS ex-noob: that’s where I was going with the line. I remember the episode because it had an American I’d heard of instead of the usual baffling alleged celebs.

    I assumed most people would get the ‘Clifford’ reference too.

  12. THX 1138 Says:

    @Tat: I can’t imagine Willie Rushton putting his voice to that monstrosity.

  13. Raoul Says:

    From Goodreads:

    Charles Nuetzel is the author of nearly 100 books, most of which, he writes “are probably better forgotten.”

    aka Mark Allen, Blake Andrews, Albert Augustus, Jr, Jack Belmont, Alex Blake, Fredric Blake, J D Blake, Rex Charles, John Davidson, Carson Davis, Fred Davis, Jay Davis, Jack Donaldson, Charles English, Frank Ewing, Don Franklin, Donald Franklyn, George Frederics, Howard Jackson, Fritz Jantzen, David Johnson, Hal Lambert, Frank MacDonald, Fred MacDonald, Alec Rivere, Stu Rivers, Jack Turner, Jay West, Rita Wilde (less)

  14. B. Chiclitz Says:

    @Raoul—So I guess that title-generating algorithm was more out of desperation than inspiration.

  15. A.R.Yngve Says:

    The patient that even Prostho Plus wouldn’t accept.


  16. A.R.Yngve Says:

    sequel to

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