[ASH] Coherent Super Stories #17 - Dear Diary (High Concept entry)

Andrew Perron pwerdna at gmail.com
Tue Jun 23 18:14:52 PDT 2009

On Sun, 14 Jun 2009 01:59:58 +0000 (UTC), Dave Van Domelen wrote:

>      And there you have it, the first "Forgotten Man" pulp story!  Seven more
> installments would be published before Incoherent Mystery Stories ceased
> publication in 1937, all of which claimed to be either true stories or based
> on eyewitness accounts of events that took place in the late 1920s.  In the
> last of them, "The Man Who Remembered," it was claimed by Horatio the
> Hexbreaker that there was no Hawaiian curse.  Rather, Colin's own latent
> mystic powers had latched onto his overwhelming guilt over the massacre and
> cast a spell of forgetfulness over the world, a spell renewed when Colin
> slumbered.
>      Since the publisher took the magazine off the schedule in favor of the
> new comicbooks, we never got to see if Colin ever managed to come to terms
> with his guilt and let the spell fade, but it's interesting to note that a
> few years after the events of "The Man Who Remembered," the enigmatic mystic
> known as John Doe went to work for the government in the tales of Beacon.
> The same man, or just an eerie coincidence?  Only time, and requests from you
> readers, will tell....

Oh, *very* nice. Well-done!

Andrew "NO .SIG MAN"  "Juan" Perron, happy end?

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