Besides a lot of coffee in many of these novels (strange to read of younger folks drinking it, when we Gen-Xers are soda freaks), I'm also noticing people drinking "a cup of boullion." That's odd (in a good way) to me, because back home in Iowa boullion is what you put into a slow cooker with chicken or beef. :P
We Midwesterners would say "a cup of broth," not boullion. ;)
I also enjoy the element of food in most of these stories. Puts a touch of home and heart into otherwise morbid surroundings. Goes nicely with the romance. But then...I've always thought of food as a romantic indulgence.
Room of Shadows - An attractively eerie *Atlas* pair-up of *Mike Sekowsky* and most likely *Mike Peppe*, from the July 1952 issue of *Spellbound #5*. Things might remain a b...
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