Monthly Archives: July 2013

Mad Magazine: Sheik of Araby!

Here is a quick little story from Mad Magazine issue #3 which was in news stands January-February 1953.  I grew up reading Mad, Cracked, and Crazy magazines in the 1970’s (In addition to Conan, Eerie, Creepy, and coveted copies of … Continue reading

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Legion Pulp: The Rest Cure

This month’s pulp story, The Rest Cure, comes from the pages of Adventure magazine from April, 1934.  It was written by the great pulp fiction author and Foreign Legion story teller J. D. Newsom.  The tale concerns two American gangsters … Continue reading

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Foreign Legion Tabletop Board Games

Back in the 1970’s and 80’s I often played several of the “Avalon Hill” type war games–the kind that had a colorful map with a hexagonal grid and cardboard counters to depict units, troops and equipment and some dice.  Some … Continue reading

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