A generous sampling, collected here for the first time and including works as diverse as scholarly art criticism and some decidedly untypical country music lyrics, Wild Ducks Flying Backward offers a rare sweeping overview of the eclectic sensibility of an American original.
"I am in love"
Bursting forth from the popular Anne Manx series, that felonious firebrand, Jean Richmond is back, and taking the spotlight in her own cosmically wild adventure! L. Sid Knee has a secret. He knows the location of the mythical Sacred Plate of Marange. When he approaches Richmond's ne'er-do-well boyfriend Herm about obtaining the plate, the treacherous trio take-off on an intergalactic free-for-all filled with colorful crewmen, mysterious murders, dangerous double-crosses, and mommy talk.
"Puns & Scifi"
As a child, you were abducted from your home by an organization known only as "The Brotherhood". Your past was taken from you. Your name, erased. The Brotherhood trained you in the arts of power and deception, and you seemed destined to become one of their finest operatives. Then you learned the truth. The Brotherhood planned not to guide mankind along the paths of enlightenment, but instead to remake the world in their own image. So you fled, and swore to stop them by any means necessary.
"An Homage to Classic Radio"
Based on the exciting Bluewater Comic by Clay and Susan Griffith, Allan Quatermain journeys deep into the unexplored, mysterious forests of equatorial Africa to repay a debt of honor and avenge a wrong. He encounters the dangerous Lord of Locusts, Bwana Nzige, a slaver from Zanzibar. Nzige is a capricious dictator who is creating an empire built on ivory and blood. A thrilling adventure from the award winning Colonial Radio Theatre on the Air!
As a child, he was abducted from his home by an organization known only as The Brotherhood. His past was taken from him. His name, erased. The Brotherhood trained him in the arts of power and deception, and he seemed destined to become one of their finest operatives. Then he learned the truth. The Brotherhood planned not to guide mankind along the paths of enlightenment but instead to remake the world in their own image. So he fled and swore to stop them by any means necessary.
"A Worthy Continuation of Agent 13"