|"Alliteration" by Leo Gorcey. Click to Enlarge|
Of course, to anyone who has read & admired the poetry of the late Bowery Boy/Prophet Leo Gorcey, this is old news. Gorcey predicted the end of the world in his poem "Alliteration", written in 1967 for his autobiography "Dead End Yells, Wedding Bells, Cockle Shells, and Dizzy Spells" (Vantage Press, New York).
|The autobiography of Leo Gorcey, Vantage Press, 1967|
My illustration, depicting Gorcey's prophetic poem originally appeared in the graphics publication RAW in 1986, the lead illustration for an article titled "The Beginning of the End" by Paul Boyer.
|RAW #8. Cover by Kaz|
|Harold Egbert Camping, Leo Gorcey follower|
Thanks To Kliph Nesteroff