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Saturday, August 31st, 2013
3:20 pm
[fairest1]
Spooky
Spooky -- Jack Chick's semi-annual attempt to convince people that Halloween has ever been considered the devil's birthday.
Sunday, April 28th, 2013
2:11 pm
[fairest1]
New Tract!
Cathy -- which teaches us that the first priority of cancer patients is to convert their friends.
Tuesday, January 1st, 2013
11:06 pm
[fairest1]
New Year, New Tract!
Let's Fly Away -- Better pray, kids! Because then if you annoy the hell out of your parents by jumping on your bed and singing at 2AM, you'll get raptured before they have a chance to stop you.
Wednesday, September 12th, 2012
9:13 pm
[fairest1]
Two new tracts!
Born Wild -- where a happy ending is one where a kid's mother dies when he's seven.

Satan comes to Salem -- another example where I find myself surprised at agreeing with Chick's initial point (namely, I'm annoyed when people assume that actual witches were involved at Salem, which they weren't via any definition of the term). Instead, he blames the whole thing on the devil. Which leaves me thinking that he underestimates the depths to which humanity can go without demons being involved.
Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012
1:17 am
[fairest1]
What camel?
New tract is out -- "Camel's in the Tent" which tells us that accepting the beliefs of others will lead to them kicking us out of the United States, and it's totally not the same thing when the Bible has the same issues as the Qur'an.
Sunday, March 25th, 2012
1:01 am
[fairest1]
New Tract!
Global Warming -- wherein Jack Chick explains that the move to alternative energy sources is a way of halting the spread of the gospel.

And because I realize it's been a while since I've posted, here's one from last Halloween:

The Walking Dead -- which tells people that they are all zombies if they don't accept Jesus.
Thursday, July 14th, 2011
3:33 pm
[fairest1]
I've fallen behind . . .
So here's three new tracts:

That's Baphomet? in which being a mason (even if you're otherwise a devout Christian) will cause your son to become depressed and try to kill himself.

Mean Momma in which a town decides to respond to a new family's criminal activities by sending in a preacher instead of the cops. They kinda ignore the fact that, as none of her children showed signs of converting before their deaths, then only their abusive mother will end up in Heaven.

Still no Revival? which apparently considers Family Guy a sign of the downfall of western civilization.
Thursday, July 7th, 2011
11:55 am
[scoobiedavis]
Rare Old Chick Tract: Operation:Somebody Cares
Originally posted by scoobiedavis at Rare Old Chick Tract: Operation Somebody Cares


I recently bought the 1970 Chick tract “Operation Somebody Cares” from a bookstore for $5.00.   It is extremely rare. When Kurt Kuersteiner reviewed the tract in his book The Unofficial Guide to The Art of Jack T. Chick, he noted that “its existence was only a rumor until a copy was found in Chick’s archive vault in 2001.” The book listed its value as “speculative” but a copy sold on Ebay in 2009 for $500.

 Chick had the idea of setting up a program in which proselytizers would target a given number of households and visit them twice a week for three weeks and to give a new tract each visit (this made sense because at the time Chick only published six tracts: This Was Your Life, Somebody Loves Me, A Demon’s Nightmare, Holy Joe, Somebody Goofed, and The Beast.).   Apparently, the program never took off and the tract is very, very rare.

 Like many Chick tracts, it has inflammatory imagery. The cover has a communist, a “black power” militant, and a slovenly peacenik seated at a table. The sign on the wall reads, “Instant Anarchy Inc.” The communist says, “Let’s pray that. . . Operation ‘Somebody Cares’ doesn’t catch on.” Satan stands behind the group and says, “Amen.” (apparently Satan got his wish because it didn’t catch on).   Page three of the tract has “a communist time-table for the U.S.—1973” with gruesome images of a brutal home invasion in which the husband is gunned down, his wife scalped, and the toddler strangled.


 Like standard Chick tracts, it has 24 pages. However, there are some differences. For one thing, the cover is not the standard Chick tract cover format (for all tracts except for “This Was Your Life”).   Also, it is larger (3 3/32” x 5 3/8”) than the standard Chick tract; the standard format is 2 7/8” x 5” (see the photo of it compared to a standard tract and my oversized “The Beast” which is 3 3/8” x 4 15/16”).

 

One of the reasons for the size difference is that the back cover (see photo) was used for mailing the tract. 



Also, the next-to-last page was an order form for people who wished to be part of the program (when one detached it, it became a postpaid postcard because the other side had the postal permit number).

 

This is by far the most valuable of my 1500 Chick tracts. I lucked out big time.


 

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011
9:35 pm
[fairest1]
First of the month, you know what that means . . .
New tract time! In today's installment, we learn that the female counterpart to the lead from This Was Your Life had a more eventful life than him -- where he told dirty jokes and ogled fully-clothed women, she enjoyed consenting sex from her teen years onward.
Wednesday, January 5th, 2011
5:36 pm
[fairest1]
New tract -- Uninvited
Uninvited -- in which we learn that prayer can cure AIDs, only homosexuals can get it, and all homosexuals got that way due to sexual assault.
Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010
12:06 pm
[fairest1]
Love that Money!
Love That Money! -- a new tract for November, which teaches us that being a manipulative asshole will get you millions of dollars and make people you insulted in passing years ago pray for you.

. . . and it's a rather odd point that the guy who told him about Jesus is hanging out with the devil on the last page.
Wednesday, September 1st, 2010
10:17 pm
[fairest1]
New tract for Halloween!
Stinky -- in which a demon goes trick-or-treating to celebrate Satan's birthday, and returns with Chick Tracts.
Saturday, July 3rd, 2010
12:12 am
[fairest1]
Two new tracts!
Things to Come -- in which we learn that the Bible can predict the future perfectly but people who work as psychics lack even Harry Potter's skill at Divination*. And the rapture will happen within our lifetime, which people have been saying for generations.

*for those not familiar with the series, he just made up his answers.

The Poor Revolutionist -- in which there's a socialist revolution and the capitalists or anyone who owns a car is executed.
Saturday, May 22nd, 2010
2:28 pm
[the_disillusion]
Two new tracts.
I noticed that these haven't been posted yet.

Is Allah Like You? In which we learn that unlike Chick's God who CAN'T save everyone; Allah can, but will NOT save everyone.

The Little Sneak - In which we learn that...ummm...stealing money is bad, mmmkay?

My biggest gripe about the first tract.Collapse )


Main gripe about the 2nd tractCollapse )

By the way, is it just me, or does the little boy in the first tract look almost exactly like the little boy in Guilty, and It's Not Your Your Fault? If I didn't know any better, I'd think that the three of them were actually triplets, separated at birth, and adopted by completely different families.
Friday, May 7th, 2010
7:07 pm
[scoobiedavis]
Jack Chick Tract Parody Covers
Some friends are doing an indie short film and needed set decoration for the bedroom of a character who is an ironic hipster.  An idea was to do posters that parody Chick tracts.  Here's one poster that parodies the cover of  Chick's screed "The Death Cookie."
Monday, April 19th, 2010
9:17 pm
[fairest1]
Hot Topics is on Google Books!
Check it out -- we get to read the tome which expands on some of Chick's most infamous tracts, including Lisa, Dark Dungeons, and a new one that explains how homosexuality is caused by a pyramid scheme of raping kids.
Friday, February 26th, 2010
10:26 am
[fairest1]
New Tract - Going Down?
Going Down? - In which we learn that you will go to Hell and burn forever if you're a polite, church-going person whose pastor doesn't talk about Hell constantly.
Thursday, December 31st, 2009
11:06 pm
[fairest1]
New year, new tracts!
Two this month -- Chick's been busy!

Crazy Wolf, which shows native americans that their beliefs are worth diddly-squat(except the ones that let them turn into wolves) unless they accept Jesus.

Is there Another Christ? in which Chick babbles on and I'm still left wondering at the logic behind accepting that the Bible is the definitive word of God because the Bible says so.
Sunday, November 1st, 2009
3:33 pm
[fairest1]
New Tract - It's Not Your Fault
It's Not Your Fault

In which we learn that, if you forgive your enemies, God will smite them down for you.
Friday, September 11th, 2009
4:57 pm
[fairest1]
New Tract - Some Like it Hot
Some Like it Hot

In which we learn that, if you convert, your unsaved relatives will be punished out of sheer spite and suffer more than usual in Hell.
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