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Hotspot’s debt to Burt Ward

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Hellena’s debt to Eva Peron

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Underboss’s debt to F.W. Murnau’s FAUST

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Lidia’s debt to Scilla Gabel

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Plenilunio’s debt to, among others, actor Germán Robles.

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In which we come full-circle to Kirby’s source.

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The Fourth World’s undiscovered testaments

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Kirby comes home again.

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Kirby makes love, not intergalactic war.

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Had He But Worlds Enough, and Time…

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Truman Capote’s “Shut a Final Door”

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The Leaky Telephone: Asian Water Horror

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David Lynch’s Phone Horrifics

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Telephones in British supernatural lit.

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A Brief History of a Crypto-Science

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David Thomson’s “A Child’s Voice”

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Robert Altman’s “Images”

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“When Michael Calls”

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“Night Call”

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John Holowach’s “Phone Call”

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The best adventure novels from 1964 — 50 years ago.

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The 12 books that inaugurated a great era in kids’ lit.

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Ukulele hepcats, 1919

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The last five issues of HERMENAUT