Tuesday, March 29, 2011


Lenin: grandson of Vlad the Impaler, Hitler's uncle, father of Stalin, grandfather to Pol Pot. Now designed to the dustbin of history and the repertoire of comics. And yet, once a rock star: here an 8 x 10 glossy inscribed to Armand Hammer, champion of American-style capitalism. Turns out that the distance between the two wasn't as far as it appeared.